Circa £33,000 pa


Job Description

Media Manager

Fixed Term Contract – 6 Months

Circa £33,000 pa


Media Manager – The Role

Working with the Global Head of Media and collaborate with other directors and senior managers you will help position us as the leading animal welfare charity worldwide and ensure that animal welfare becomes a public priority.

This will involve developing and implementing an integrated organisation wide marketing and communications strategy. This will include managing our reputation, devising pro-active ways of achieving media coverage, producing content for a range of media, nurturing links with journalists on key media and managing relationships with our suppliers.

We will also look to you to monitor media coverage, prepare regular evaluation reporting, handle media enquiries from international media and coordinate our forward planning calendar.

Media Manager – Requirements

With a relevant media, PR or communications qualification you will be experienced at developing and implementing media relations strategies as well as working with international media.

Expert in proactive and reactive media management, you will possess a strong news sense and used to implementing media plans and strategies to achieve specific aims and objectives.

You will have worked across online and offline media and gained a strong understanding of media metrics and reporting.

An outstanding communicator, you also work well as part of a team, are comfortable working to deadlines and have an eye for detail.

Knowledge of animal welfare issues and campaigns would be an advantage.

Who are we?

We are World Animal Protection.

For over 50 years we have moved the world to protect animals.

We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.

We stop the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment and profit. We protect pets and working animals in communities across the globe. We campaign for better farm animal welfare and fight against factory farming. We also help animals when disaster strikes.

Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We are working to help people to see how important animals are to all of us.

We are determined to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better. Today we’re working on projects to end animal suffering by helping governments and communities to protect and care for their animals.

Join us and together we can move the world for animals.

Media Manager – How to Apply

If you want to be part of a dynamic organisation that values people as individuals, as well as inspires and motivates its employees to succeed and expand their talents, then please send a copy of your CV and cover/motivation letter to us via the link.

Closing date: 22nd January 2017

Please note that all candidates must have the right to work in the UK.  We will not be able consider candidates who do not have the eligibility to work in the UK.

As we often receive a large number of applications from experienced and qualified candidates we will generally give priority to those who can demonstrate that they meet all of the essential criteria listed.  It is important that you show how you meet all the essential criteria and your application will be stronger if you show that you meet at least some of the desirable criteria.

Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be acknowledging receipt of your application.  If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

We kindly request Recruitment agencies should not approach us for this role as we will be considering direct applications.

Our new name is World Animal Protection. We were known as WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals)

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