£42167.00 - £45568.00 per annum
about 3 years ago
This health charity are looking for an external affairs professional to come and join their team on an 18 month contract. Within this role you can look forward to contributing to the overarching influencing and communications strategies for this fantastic charity. You will be leading the design and implementation of media relations and integrated communications activity to meet the organisational objectives. You will be designing and delivering the reactive and proactive media relations activity to generate coverage for the organisation. You will be proactively sourcing opportunities to gain coverage for the charity and develop strong relationships with key media contacts. You will the media contact for the organisation and provide advice and training for staff on all issues to do with media. You will be managing the day to day running of the press office and identify and mange any media risks.
The ideal candidate will:
- Have strong experience in PR/Media Relations
- A strong understanding of the UK media particularly health
- Experience in developing media plans and strategies
- A strong track record of proactive and reactive media relations work.