The RSPB is looking for a PR Executive to join our busy press team. You will play an active role in promoting our work that secures PR and media coverage that communicates key RSPB projects and stories in the UK national press - with a particular focus on longlead media.
Reference number: A2050919
Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
Salary: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range
Hours: Full time
With a proven track record in PR, you'll also have a friendly and inquisitive approach essential for digging out stories that will raise awareness of our work coupled with good organisational skills to manage a busy workload. Candidates should be interested and knowledgeable in environmental issues and be able to apply these interests to their work.
The RSPB's Public Relations team is responsible for implementing key aspects of the RSPB's communications strategy and raising the charity's public profile. The team is responsible for the charity's relationship with the public, demonstrating its impact, inspiring people to connect with nature and providing ways for them to take action to save it.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Europe's biggest nature conservation charity, using the media to help influence policy, make our campaigns more impactful and ultimately improve the fortunes of our most treasured species and habitats.
The job will involve some out of hours work including providing an effective on-call service for the media about one week in six. There will also be occasional travel across the UK.
Closing date: 25 October 2019
Interview date: 5 November 2019
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to our website where you can download the role profile and application details.
This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.
Please make sure you include reference number A2050919on your application.
No agencies please.