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Head of Media Relations

Head of Media Relations

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    MarComms & Digital, Communications

  • Contract type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £40k per year

  • Contact:

    Communications Team

  • Contact email:

    communications@tpp.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    02071986030

  • Salary high:

    40000

  • Salary low:

    40000

  • Job ref:

    J58649

  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:

    2016-12-18

  • Consultant:

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This well known children's disability charity are looking for a Head of Media Relations on an interim basis for four months whilst they appoint the permanent position. They are looking for someone help keep up the momentum with implementing 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 proaactive 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.

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.