Woking, Surrey
FTE circa £45,000 = circa £27,000 3 days a week
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Senior Media Manager - News


Living Planet Centre, Woking GU21 4LL

FTE circa £45,000


This is a job share position, 3 full days a week.

Salary: FTE circa £45,000 = circa £27,000 3 days a week

Our planet needs you like never before and as a Media professional there has never been a more exciting time to join WWF in the fight for our world. This is a unique opportunity for a Senior Media Manager to use your expertise gained in news journalism or in media relations to help us build a movement of people who support the fight for our world. We want you to find, gather and tell compelling stories that drive our agenda and show the work we do.

Join us and you will work to inspire action from our target audiences by building our profile and enhancing the media coverage for the key issues we work on.  This will involve supporting the fast-paced delivery of some hard hitting national and regional media activity for the organisation and key campaigns. Collaborating with colleagues across the organisation you will ensure an integrated approach to media news and maximum impact. Whether writing strong national and regional media pitches and press releases or delivering excellent media materials and quality planning, you will be at the heart of the action. Important in this role will be the ability to build and develop a high performing media team. 

You must have significant experience as a news journalist or in a busy Press Office and the ability to write a sharp news story at short notice and under pressure. Important too, will be line management experience. You will possess sound editorial judgement and a strong understanding of UK media markets, different audiences, media formats and outlets. Comfortable managing deadlines, you will be good at building relationship and developing links with media. You will also be effective at motivating and coaching teams to maximise their potential. Naturally, you will be passionate about our mission.

How to Apply

If you have demonstrable news journalism experience and the skills expected from a senior media professional, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website via the link, complete the online registration and submit a copy of your up to date CV with cover letter highlighting why you are why you believe you are suited for the role.

Closing Date : 16/02/2020

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

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 join us in the fight for our world.

Posted on: 24 January 2020
Closed date: 16 February 2020
Tags: Communications, PR, Management