Head Of Media and PR

Haywards Heath
38000.00 - 42000.00 GBP Annual + GBP38000 - GBP42000/annum
06 Jun 2017
26 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This role is going to be a new challenge for the right candidate. This roe is reporting to the Director on News and is responsible for developing plans and strategies across all media (including social media) activities for the organisation.

We need to you to have strong leadership skills to ensure the smooth running of the team. You will also need to be able to build relationships with journalists to pitch stories to achieve goals and positively promote the business. The company is represented in both the UK and internationally, meaning the profile needs to be increased on a wide platform and will be felt across the world.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to identify new ideas on campaigning and fundraising activities with strong experience of working with UK and global media outlets. You will be able to demonstrate experience of securing media coverage around policy and consumer campaigns across both national and internal media.

Key responsibilities
* Developing plans and strategies to help promote internationally
* In charge of leading social media activities
* Pitching ideas to stakeholders
* Building strong rapport with stakeholders
* Motivate and leading the media team
* Promoting new ideas for campaigns and fundraising
* Working to company KPI's
* Working to budgets and costs

The Ideal candidate
* Have proven experience in managing a team
* Excellent attention to detail and highly analytical
* Excellent communicational skills both written and verbal
* Proven experience in securing social media coverage

There is some internal travel involved in this role and there are many benefits.

If this sounds like a role you would interested in, then please call Katie on (Apply online only) or please apply online.

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