Job Title: Media and PR Officer (Fundraising and Real Life)
Hours: 35 hours
Type of Employment: Permanent
Salary : £31,574 per annum
Dept and Location: Communications, Office – London Office
Line Manager: PR and Media Manager (Fundraising and Real Life)
Direct Reports: None
Are you an incredible storyteller who loves working with people to help them share their inspiring stories with a wide range of media? Do you have experience of working on major fundraising campaigns and activities? Do you have a proven track record of achieving on-message national and regional coverage on a regular basis?
Teenage Cancer Trust is looking for a proactive and creative Media and PR Officer to join their friendly team. You’ll have the chance to work on a range of our exciting fundraising events, such as our flagship Royal Albert Hall concerts, and corporate partnerships with major brands like Aldi and Dominos.
A large part of this role will see you work with our Stories Manager and young people with cancer to help them share their stories with media. You’ll facilitate these opportunities in support of specific fundraising activities, but also as part of a wider real-life story strategy that aims to engage key audiences with the work that we do.
You’ll need to fully understand the needs of differing types of media and know how to develop and pitch stories effectively – bringing relevant existing media contacts to the role. You’ll also need to be confident advising internal and external stakeholders on the best route to achieving media coverage for their projects.
Alongside one other Media and PR Officer, this role shares responsibility for some core administrative duties and processes for the Media & PR team e.g. creating evaluation reports, to ensure a smooth and professional press office function. You will also take part in an out of hours rota with other team members.
How to Apply
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Closing date: 08th March 2021
1st Interview Date: 15th & 16th March 2021
2nd Interview Date: 23rd March 2021
We are committed to working towards ensuring Teenage Cancer Trust is a diverse and inclusive place to work. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of race, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.
At Teenage Cancer Trust we're committed to delivering a service to teenagers and young adults with cancer that is embedded in safeguarding and safe working practice guidance. In line with our safeguarding approach this role is subject to a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).