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Media Manager - EXPIRED

Job Title Media Manager - EXPIRED
Contract Type Contract
Location London
Salary £38k - 41k per year
Job Published 30 Sep 2015
REF 53265KMA
Contact Name Communications Team
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

To ensure that the charity and its objectives and messages are receiving optimum coverage through all media outlets and that their media communications are reaching their key audiences.

Main Responsibilities
Develop and implement media strategies which contribute to the achievement of organisational aims and objectives through media coverage and communications channels, including development of campaign messages and themes.
To ensure the most effective implementation of media strategies though the development and ongoing management of a range of media services, including planning, ensuring 24 hour media cover, administrative systems, use of databases, review and monitoring, press cuttings.
Ensure media guidance and materials are produced to support staff and local groups. 
Ensure effective media support for international events.
Carry out media activities to maximise media opportunities for campaigns, fundraising, events and publishing activities, contributing articles and press releases as required.
Carry out social media and content responsibilities
Lead on organisational reputation management.
Ensure the quality of all press releases set out by staff.
Plan and estimate the Media Team budget needs and control spend within the agreed budget; advise on media equipment or technology needs.

Key Skills and Attributes

  • Substantial professional journalistic or public relations experience including detailed knowledge of the workings of broadcast, print and digital media in the UK.  
  • An understanding of the media and communications needs and potential of an environmental pressure group and a strong news sense and political awareness.
  • A demonstrable understanding of digital skills - managing an organisational twitter account, facebook and content management systems.
  • A demonstrable record of success in providing media services to a campaigning organisation that pulls out controversial materials of public interest.
  • Organisational skills, including experience of leading a team and developing/maintaining media administration support systems.

If you are interested in applying, please email your CV to us quoting the reference number in the subject line.

Ref: EXPIRED - 53265KMA | Published: 30th Sep 2015