Media Assistant

Location
Cardiff
Salary
£22,132 actual per annum
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
00329022
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Media Assistant

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Position: Media Assistant
Location: Cardiff, Atlantic Wharf
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £22,132 actual per annum

Closing date: 27 June 2019
Interview date: TBC

About the role:

We are looking for a dynamic and highly organised Media Assistant with strong interpersonal and communication skills to support our Regional Media Team. The successful candidate will work with colleagues across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, supporting the team to build a high media profile for the Society. You will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating regional media coverage, recruiting and developing the Society’s Storyteller base, and coordinating our Wales and Northern Ireland social media activity.

About you:

You will already have an understanding of the media and its requirements, and possess a great news sense as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You must have experience of working in a busy, fast paced environment and have excellent organisational and prioritizing skills.

You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills, a good telephone manner and an ability to empathise with personal stories and experiences.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely. All contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.

Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

You may have experience of the following: Media Officer, Media Assistant, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, PR, Public Relations, Campaign Management, Marcoms, Marketing Communications, Press Officer, Journalist, Journalism, Voluntary Sector, etc.