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Head of Press - EXPIRED

Job Title Head of Press - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location London Arena
Salary £38k - 45k per year
Job Published 12 Mar 2016
REF J55191SM
Contact Name Communications Team
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

This well known children's disability charity are looking for a Head of Press to support the Director of Communications to implement a new media relations strategy. Working in a team of three you will aim to raise the profile of the organisation and establish them as the authority in their field. You will also support the communications team to develop and promote the brand, both internally and externally. They are looking for a personable individual with the ability to plan to reach new audiences, with more focus on celebrity strategy and getting coverage for thought leadership.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in media relations and campaigns, with a track record of delivering successful media campaigns and coverage.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills with the proven ability to compose compelling press releases, promotional materials etc.
  • Strong team management experience
  • Ability to liaise with a variety of stakeholders, with the ability to work with other departments on projects.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to represent the organisation at events, and ability to address politicians, civil servants, and the press.
  • Ability to provide media and communications training to staff and conducting media interviews

Ref: EXPIRED - J55191SM | Published: 12th Mar 2016