Breast Cancer Now
London, Greater London
£33,500 - £36,500 per annum
Contract, 12 month contract, Full-time
Job description

The role

We are looking for a Senior Press & PR Officer to join our ambitious Press, PR & Celebrity team and help establish us as the ‘go to’ organisation for breast cancer. Focusing on our Services and Influencing work, you’ll be curious, passionate and creative in building profile for our life-changing services and in getting important health messages out to healthcare professionals and the public, as well as delivering messages to decision makers impactfully for our campaigning and influencing work, to ensure the needs of people affected by breast cancer are met.

About you

You’ll be great at building trusted and influential relationships with colleagues,  journalists, external contacts across the services and influencing arena, and advocates and ambassadors of Breast Cancer Now. With an understanding and passion for policy and campaigns, public health and support services work you’ll  draw on your experience and expertise to work collaboratively and effectively, keeping our services and influencing work in the news.

An impactful storyteller, you’ll write compelling copy for wide-ranging audiences  across channels, and will champion our bold, patient-focused and expert voice. You’ll have experience of and thrive in a fast-paced news environment, with experience across media platforms and know how to achieve media cut-through.

You’ll be joining our ambitious, focused and supportive Fundraising, Communications and Engagement Directorate, with a remit to reach and engage more people in our work than ever, and to develop our fundraising to continue to be a sustainable organisation for the future.

About us

We’re Breast Cancer Now, the charity that’s steered by world-class research and powered by life-changing care. We’re here for anyone affected by breast cancer, the whole way through, providing support for today and hope for the future.

We’re that trusted friend that people affected by breast cancer turn to for caring support when they need it most. The expert authority on breast cancer research who is making breakthroughs and driving forward progress. And a vehicle for change, acting now to make sure anyone affected by breast cancer gets the best possible treatment and care.

We believe that we can change the future of breast cancer and make sure that, by 2050, everyone diagnosed with the disease lives – and is supported to live well. But we need to act now.

Although the role is based in our London office, we are following a blended approach between office and home working with a minimum or two days per week in the office for full-time staff members. However, following recent Government guidance, staff members are currently working from home if they can do so. Should you have any queries with regards to this please contact in the first instance.

Breast Cancer Now is an inclusive employer committed to developing a diverse workforce.

Closing date Thursday 20 January 2022 at 9:00am 

Interview date Week commencing 24 January 2022 (virtual) 

Application resources
Refreshed on: 13 January 2022
Closing date: 20 January 2022
Job ref: FCE/22/177809
Tags: Communications, PR