Media Manager (PR)
Media Manager (PR)
Job reference : REQ000669
Woking GU21 4LL / Hybrid Working
Job description :
This is a UK based contract and as such, you are required to have the Right to Work in the UK. Evidence of your Right to Work will be checked prior to interview.
If you have experience working in a fast-moving press office or PR agency and know how to deliver high quality consumer media coverage, this is a unique opportunity to use your talents for good. As a Media Manager for the world’s leading independent conservation organisation, we want you to join the team supporting our fundraising, brand and advocacy by increasing our visibility through media, compelling storytelling, and celebrity partnerships.
As Media Manager in our PR team you will focus on proactively generating positive and agenda-setting media coverage of our work and campaigns in consumer media from breakfast TV sofas to lifestyle media, online news outlets and specialist press. We want you to help make our message the most respected, impactful and reliable in the UK media, and to grasp the public and decision makers’ attention so they step up to help bring our world back to life. This will involve developing close relationships with journalists, developing and confidently pitching stories and ideas to media outlets. You will collaborate with colleagues to secure coverage within a variety of media types including consumer lifestyle, national, broadcast and specialist press. Important will be the ability to stay in touch with developments in the media landscape and identify new opportunities for us to reach our audiences. You will also support the monitoring and evaluation of media activities as well as work on a rota basis to respond to media requests and breaking news out of hours.
For this high-profile role, you must have worked in a fast-moving press office or PR agency and be able to demonstrate a track record of delivering high quality media coverage. An excellent communicator, you will have a natural ability to spot and utilise proactive media opportunities and must possess good multitasking and relationship building skills. You will also be used to delivering high profile UK PR campaigns, events and brand/celebrity partnerships. Critically, you will possess an excellent understanding of, and contacts within, the UK media landscape, particularly national features, consumer and lifestyle media and broadcast magazine shows. You will be passionate about environmental issues too.
If you have the skills to change hearts and minds through great media work and are passionate about building a movement to bring our world back to life, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website via the link and complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with supporting statement highlighting why you are interested in this role as well as why this role is for you.
Application closing date : 26/11/2023
Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you. Here at WWF we’re committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection, and shared purpose. We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.
Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.
Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We’re looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to we need you to help us bring our world back to life