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Media Officer

Remote
£31,000 - £43,000 per year
Full-time
Permanent
Job description

The Talent Set is thrilled to be working with an extraordinary charity as they search for a dynamic Media Officer to join their team. The successful individual will spearhead communication efforts, spotlighting one of the organisation's key partnerships. This role will be pivotal in amplifying the organisation's crucial work with vulnerable youth, driving income generation, and reshaping media narratives surrounding children and young people.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely on crafting and executing impactful media strategies, targeting various communities, supporters, and potential service providers.
  • Execute assigned tasks, meeting set objectives, deadlines, and performance benchmarks outlined by the Senior Communications Team.
  • Lead special projects designated by the Senior Media and Communications Manager or Head of External Communications.
  • Foster and nurture robust relationships with online, print, and broadcast media, bloggers, commentators, and influencers, actively advocating for the charity's mission.
  • Foster collaborative relationships with key internal stakeholders and spokespersons across the organisation and its corporate partners.
  • Develop innovative integrated communication plans, overseeing advice, statements, timelines, and key messaging to engage specific audience segments.
  • Generate compelling press releases, blog entries, opinion pieces, and social media content for internal and external distribution.
  • Actively engage in team meetings, planning sessions, and other collaborative initiatives.
  • Conduct media training sessions for key senior representatives.
  • Be prepared for occasional after-hours work as needed.

Person Specification:

  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with UK national media, online news platforms, with a proven track record of securing positive coverage across relevant channels.
  • Proven ability to thrive within a high-profile, fast-paced media team, newsroom, press office, or public relations environment.
  • Strong collaborative skills with external stakeholders and corporate partners to foster relationships and deliver effective, timely communications that meet objectives.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to accuracy, quality assurance, and providing outstanding service to both internal and external audiences.

What's on Offer:

  • A full-time, permanent role with options for remote or hybrid work arrangements.
  • Competitive salary ranging from £31,000-£43,000.
  • The chance to contribute to a meaningful cause and effect real change.
  • Supportive and collaborative work culture.

Commitment to Diversity:

The Talent Set and our partner charity are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practices, ensuring equal opportunities for all applicants regardless of race, sexual orientation, disability, age, or gender. We actively encourage applications from a wide range of backgrounds and are always happy to make reasonable adjustments to ensure a fair recruitment process.

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The Talent Set View profile Company size Size: 1 - 5
Posted on: 19 February 2024
Closed date: 20 March 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: GL - 1913
Tags: Communications, PR, Marketing