Camden, London
£38000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Job description

Are you a Media expert looking to make a mark on the work the BHF does? Do you have brand and marketing experience and are you looking for a new challenge?

We're recruiting for a Media Manager to head up a team to deliver innovative fundraising campaigns that put the brand at the heart of the national news agenda and raise awareness of the urgent need for people to fundraise for our life saving research.

About the role

As Media Manager, you'll run the BHF's series of fundraising and public awareness campaigns promoting the BHF's high profile corporate partnerships, fundraisers, celebrity ambassadors, special events, challenge events, innovation products and community fundraising. You'll also proactively seek new opportunities to raise the profile of the charity's lifesaving work.

You'll be part of the Communications management team that leads the BHF's busy reactive press office to ensure heart patients receive accurate information through the media.

About you

You'll have a good knowledge of digital communication tools and tactics including video, updating and maintaining web pages, blogger engagement, social networks, search and digital marketing.

With a good understanding of UK media you'll be experienced at leading national media campaigns and developing creative ideas to secure high profile media coverage. You'll also have a natural flair for accurate and engaging verbal and written communications and proven creativity in your work.

You'll need to have the following skills to be successful in this role:
* Excellent multi-tasking and time management skills ensuring key deadlines are met.
* An experienced team manager and leader you'll have strong interpersonal skills and be confident in working with people at all levels
* Able to build strong working relationships with key contacts, both internal and external, which in turn help to promote the work that we do.
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
* Able to work under pressure, changing priorities and ensuring tasks are completed on time
* A can-do approach, with strong problem solving skills

About us

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is the nation's biggest heart charity and the UK's premier charitable funding body for cardiovascular research, with an annual income of around £170m.

We have a big job on our hands - beating heartbreak from the world's biggest killers. So we need people who share our values -are brave, compassionate, informed and driven. We need people who share our ambition. And we need people who are experts in their field but and want to make a difference. If that sounds like you, you'll be rewarded with a competitive salary and package of benefits at world class organisation, a healthy work life balance and the support to take your career to new heights.

How to apply

To apply for this role please click through to our website for further details. Our process involves submitting your CV and a supporting statement, which should outline your interest and explain how you meet the role's criteria.

Please note this is a maternity cover contract for up to 12 months.
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
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Posted on: 10 September 2019
Closed date: 24 September 2019
Job ref: 7344 (400060)
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing