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We are seeking an experienced Paid Media Executive to join the Digital Content & Engagement workstream to plan, implement, monitor and improve paid advertising campaigns across our digital channels such as paid social media, PPC, display, and other websites, to help increase engagement and income.
This is a key role in the team, and you will be instrumental in helping to grow our brand, reach new supporters, and ensure that people in the Armed Forces community know where to go when they need help.
In this role you will help us come up with innovative new ways to achieve these goals, boosting exposure on existing channels such as Facebook, Instagram, and Google ads, while also helping us explore new opportunities such as TikTok and whatever other platforms we may discover.
Bringing an analytical, data-driven mindset to the role, you will support the Digital Content & Engagement Manager in the development and implementation of our paid media strategy. Working closely with the Marketing & Brand, PR, Volunteering, Fundraising and Services you will take the lead on researching the most effective channels and approaches to reach our target audience.
You will bring expertise in tools such as Google Analytics and social media platform reporting, which will feed into existing marketing and communications reports and help the Digital Content & Engagement team develop a complete picture of engagement with its services.
Day-to-day, you will apply excellent copywriting skills and create engaging visual content, as well as oversee the effective moderation of comments on activity.
About the team
As part of the SSAFA team you’ll be warmly welcomed into an inclusive, supportive, and friendly workplace. As a charity, we work hard to provide high quality services to the people we help, but also work hard to look after the people who make that possible.
The Senior Paid Media Executive will be joining the Digital and Innovation team, which is part of SSAFA’s Marketing department. We’re a small, dedicated and friendly team who support one another to deliver the best outcomes for the charity.
Although you’ll be taking the lead on our paid activity, you won’t be expected to work alone or figure it all out yourself. You will be fully supported by your line manager, team mates, and department head to discover the best way to help SSAFA achieve its digital goals.
You will also have access to a wide range of development opportunities, whether that’s learning new skills, such as website management or email strategy from your colleagues, taking online courses via LinkedIn Learning, or undertaking sponsored training programmes. You will be encouraged and supported to develop your skills in the way that works best for you.
As this is a senior role, experience working directly on paid campaigns is required. This includes planning and executing paid digital paid campaigns (search, social and display) and assessing keywords and ad groups to optimise performance. You will be able to advise on the best practices when using digital platforms for paid social, paid search and display advertisements to increase awareness and engagement.
You will also have a good understanding of which platforms drive the best engagement and response amongst different target audiences, and will be comfortable creating engaging content for a range of specific audiences.
Alongside expertise in paid media management, you will also bring other skills such as project management, stakeholder engagement, analytical thinking, problem solving, and creativity to the role.
It is very important important to have a positive, curious attitude with a willingness try new things. This has the potential to be a diverse role, and we’d actively encourage and support you to make it your own.
You may already be working in a similar role or looking for the next step with a change in industry, or eager to undertake impactiful work within a charitable organisation.
We would also welcome applications from those currently working in junior paid media executive roles, or social media managers with paid experience, looking to take the next step in their career.
SSAFA is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
No agencies please. Any unsolicited submissions from agencies will be accepted as a candidate's direct application, and no fees will be payable.
Closing date: Midnight on 11th July 2022. (Please note that the vacancy may close early if we receive a high volume of applications)
There will be a one stage interview process, and you will be asked to do an aptitude test and prepare a presentation, followed by a set of questions in the interview.
Hippodrome Produced Work
£28-30K + benefits
Birmingham Hippodrome B5 4TB
A great theatre needs great people. We can only thrive by having the right team on board in a fast-paced, constantly changing, creative workplace.
Birmingham Hippodrome is committed to placing inclusion at the heart of all we do, making it central to our decision making.
Since we opened our doors in 1899, we have existed to enrich the cultural life of our city. We believe arts and culture has the power to bring people, friends and families together, and as we continue to align ourselves to the future ambition of Birmingham, our vision is clear. We are creating a world-class cultural scene for our region with Birmingham Hippodrome centre stage.
As an independent charity, we are proud of our wide-ranging and varied programme of theatre, dance, festivals, education and community activities that help make life-long memories, create opportunities and increase access to the arts for our region’s diverse communities.
To achieve our vision, we need people on board who are passionate and committed to take us – and Birmingham – on the next phase of our exciting journey.
About The Role
Reporting to the Head of Communications, this hands-on role will help build and shape the communications strategies for all Hippodrome produced work. This will involve leading on the implementation and delivery of communications plans for our productions and co-productions (both on and off site) as well as a range of other communications activities. You will also support advocacy activities and other internal departments when required. You will collaborate with colleagues to develop integrated external communications strategies and campaigns as well as ensure that messaging reaches the widest possible audience through print, broadcast, online and social media. You will build relationships with external supplier partners too and ensure work is compliant with regulations and policies. Important will be the ability to monitor and evaluate campaign effectiveness as well as produce insight to improve future performance.
For this high-profile role you must have worked in a marketing or communications environment, and have gained experience of delivering effective PR campaigns that deliver against objectives. Comfortable implementing integrated communications campaigns, you will have excellent media contacts at a local and regional level. Good at monitoring performance, you will be used to deploying insight to improve effectiveness too.
You will also possess strong written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to adapt communication styles for different audiences. Good at developing strong internal and external relationships, you will be at home pitching stories to the media and creating and delivering impactful PR campaigns.
We offer different ways to work flexibly, so please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.
If you want to be part of an organisation that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop, you can enjoy a new stage for your skills by visiting the recruitment page on our website and applying online.
Recognising under-representation in our workforce of Black, Asian and global majority people, and those with disabilities, we particularly welcome applicants from those backgrounds, identities and experiences.
Liberal Democrats demand better for Britain. We want to give all our children a brighter future in a fairer Britain where people are decent to each other, with good schools and hospitals, a clean environment and an innovative economy.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work with the Liberal Democrat media team. This role will involve securing national media coverage for the party and building relationships with the country’s leading journalists.
Are you someone who sympathises with the aims and values of the Liberal Democrats and cares passionately about delivering a better future for this country. You will be a self-starter with a strong interest in the news and current affairs and be motivated by creating and pitching stories. Your background could be in journalism, public relations, or other roles with relevant political or communications experience.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Mental health is one of the most urgent issues facing young people today. At YoungMinds, we are leading the fight to make sure that all young people can get the mental health support they need, when they need it, no matter what. We are looking for a Media Officer to help us achieve this.
We’re looking for a Media Officer to play a key part in our press office function and collaborate with young people to develop their mental health stories for the media. This role will help to drive change by publicising our campaigns and giving a platform to rarely heard stories.
Pre-pandemic, the prevalence of mental health problems among young people had been steadily rising, with overstretched services trying to keep up with rising demand. Since Covid-19 hit, things have worsened quickly, with more and more young people struggling with their mental health and finding it harder and harder to access support.
You will play an important part in our media work, creating and delivering innovative media plans, often co-designed with young people, to reach a range of existing and new audiences. You will be an important contact for journalists, as well as for YoungMinds spokespeople. You will help make sure that our voice is heard by decision makers through the media, to influence the government on priorities for young people’s mental health.
Ultimately, you will understand the role strong media coverage plays in driving personal and societal change for millions of young people.
To be considered for this post you will be able to demonstrate:
- your ability to think creatively, use good news judgement and identify emerging issues
- experience of supporting people to share sensitive stories publicly
- how you build relationships, especially with external stakeholders like journalists, editors and producers
- your awareness and interest in the external world and the news agenda, and ability to use that knowledge to carry out effective media activity
- how you develop stories or media campaigns that meet the needs of different media outlets and centre the stories of people with lived experience of an issue
We welcome applications from Black and Minoritised and LGBTQ+ groups as they are currently under-represented.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Like the climate and biodiversity crisis that World Land Trust is trying to tackle through protecting threatened habitats, we are at a pivotal point in our history. With an ambitious strategic plan, we want to be more visible and even more engaging, but most importantly, we want to communicate our ambition through our story telling. A contemporary social media strategy that matches this aspiration is key and we are searching for the right people to fill several new positions within our Communications team, each with a different focus. The Social Media Officer will focus on all things social in order to bring World Land Trust to life online, increasing our following, and engaging with our audience of dedicated supporters. This role offers a real opportunity for someone looking to make an impact, with the potential to develop in post as we continue to grow.
Working with WLT
WLT is based in the UK and is unique within the conservation world. Reaching beyond its 30th year of operation the Trust has grown from small beginnings saving critically threatened forest in Belize, to become an internationally respected conservation organisation with a proven track record, working with more than 30 overseas conservation NGOs on protection of threatened habitats. WLT has developed its modus operandi without losing its vision, integrity and transparency.
Who we’re looking for
We are looking for candidates who are passionate about social media and who have an up-to-date knowledge, and hands-on experience, in using a wide range of social media platforms in a workplace setting to spark engagement. Alongside this, a track record in growing and cultivating online communities that create positive brand perceptions. You will have an ability and desire to gather insights from key social media marketing metrics to support continuous learning and improvement of the way we communicate. You need to be able to prioritise your workload and adapt to change, be an inclusive and collaborative team player as well as able to produce on-brand and on-brief social communications within your own deadlines.
This post is available up to our full-time hours of 35 hours per week. Whilst our offices are located in Halesworth, Suffolk, we know that our staff have valued the opportunity to enjoy a healthy work-life balance. We build flexibility into the way we work from day one, including options for hybrid working with supportive technology to enable remote connection and collaboration. We believe that this supports our staff to achieve their full potential at work and to maintain a healthy work life balance to do the things that are important to them.
We recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce, bringing new perspectives and different experiences into the workplace. Our aim is to be an inclusive employer, providing a welcoming and supportive environment for all staff, where staff can be the best they can be. We recognise that we are underrepresented in some groups, so welcome and encourage applications from minority ethnicities, those with disabilities, and all gender identities. What’s important to us in this process is your skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to do the job and that is where our focus will be to find our next new team member!
Please refer to the application pack for the full job description, which can be found on the World Land Trust website via the Apply button.
You will need to apply online and upload your CV and cover letter, which should explain how you feel your skills and experience meet the job description and person specification. Please note that applications will not be accepted unless both documents are provided.
Closing date: 10.00am on Thursday 14 July 2022.
Expected interview date: Wednesday 27 July 2022.
Please note that the closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.
The role is to provide interim cover whilst they recruit a permanent team member, and reporting to the Strategic Communications & Planning Manager, the role holder will play a key part in building their brand and creating engagement with their products and services by managing reactive media enquiries through the press office and by proactively creating opportunities to promote the charity via the media.
You will use your PR knowledge and expertise, working with project leads, product owners and channel managers to develop and implement PR plans that will achieve their marketing objectives. You will work collaboratively with the Strategic Communications & Planning manager to manage reputational risk and to build high profile support for the brand. You will also work to upskill people across the organisation - including volunteers - to achieve greater impact with communications.
Press office - Respond in a timely and appropriate manner to media enquiries, prioritising resource in line with the strategic communications plan and the potential for high impact coverage. Build strong working relationships with a network of contacts that can be exploited for proactive media work.
Proactive PR - Create and implement PR plans to deliver high profile coverage in support of advocacy campaigns and other initiatives across the organisation such as targeting publications & channels that are relevant for the target audience. Liaise with other teams on reactive and proactive PR opportunities.
Producing communications - increase positive engagement with the projects/products by developing press releases, media packs, briefings and other PR materials that are aligned with the strategic messaging framework and the brand narrative whilst meeting the audience needs. Act as brand champion across all communications.
Message delivery - work in partnership with channel leads (incl the Digital Marketing team, the Membership team, Walk editor) to ensure that communications are delivered effectively across all relevant channels. Source/develop content and assets that enhance the brand and use audience insight to create engagement.
Crisis communications - work with the Strategic Communications & Planning Manager when there is a crisis or potential for reputational risk, using your PR experience to advise on the best approach to mitigate negative media attention..
Relationship management - work with the Strategic Communications & Planning Manager to recruit and steward high profile supporters who through their channels and ours, can help increase the reach and relevance of the brand.
Improving communications across the organisation - work with other members of the Marketing, Communications & Brand team to plan and deliver a programme of communications training, coaching and support for other staff and volunteers.
Insight- analyse the results of previous communications to gather learnings and insights to shape future messaging, content, and approaches to improve engagement, applying a test and learn approach.
Knowledge and Experience
PR - A minimum of three years' experience of working in a busy press office or PR agency, with proven PR campaign planning & delivery skills
Planning - experience of developing and delivering audience-centric PR plans
Copywriting - experience of writing for different audiences ensuring key messages are delivered in the brand tone of voice
Communication - an effective communicator, with the ability to engage a range of stakeholders using relationship building and influencing skills
Branding - understanding of the importance of branding and experience of developing brand building communications
Insights - a curious mind that allows you to develop and apply data and audience insights to strengthen performance
Legal - a broad understanding of copyright and data protection laws.
If you are interested in finding out more, please apply without delay.
Are you looking for a role where you can use your creative digital media skills to make a real difference to the lives of those affected by a Brain Tumour every day? If you have the creativity to bring storytelling to life, the ideas to make us stand out from the crowd and the ability to engage new and current audiences to raise funds and awareness for us then this is the role for you.
Brain Tumour Support has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a full-time Media Officer, this new role will be fundamental in our development and growth as a charity as we move in to our 20th anniversary year in 2023.
You will have experience working in a digital comms or social media environment and have a working knowledge of the world of press journalism. You will be a dab hand at adapting your writing style to suit your audience and platform, creating engaging content to grow and support our audiences across all channels, and the tenacity in relationship building to secure our spot on the radar of key press and media decision makers.
You will know your way around Facebook Ads Manager, Mailchimp and Later which you’ll use in collaboration with a wider Communications team. You will have an excellent working knowledge of the best strategic approach with audiences on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok and Youtube and the skills to create the most appropriate video, image or copy based approach for each.
You’ll be joining a passionate and committed charity team at a really exciting time. If you would like an informal chat about the role please call and ask for Emma.
We will consider applications for the role to be based at our office in Thornbury near Bristol, a hybrid mix of home and office working or potentially a full time home based role depending on location, and willingness to travel to Thornbury as needed for key meetings. Essentially we are open to discussions on this aspect of the role for the right person!
Why Work For Us:
Benefits of working at Brain Tumour Support include: personal pension scheme with Employer contribution, 25 days (plus bank holidays) holiday entitlement, enhanced sick pay scheme, family friendly policies, training and development opportunities and a chance to make a real difference working in a great team.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Rewilding Britain wants to see rewilding flourishing across Britain – reconnecting us with the natural world, sustaining communities and tackling the climate emergency and extinction crisis. Established in 2014 as the only national rewilding charity in Britain, our mission is to champion rewilding, acting as a catalyst for debate and action and demonstrating the power of nature to address the enormous threats we face.
We are looking for an experienced and creative media relations officer with enthusiasm and drive to support our mission. Your role will be to work with our senior media consultant and small Engage team to develop and deliver a programme of media coverage which will build Rewilding Britain’s reputation and impact.
You should have excellent writing and organisational skills, and proven expertise in delivering inspiring, on-message, effective media coverage.
Reporting into our Head of Brand and Comms, you will be a keen and collaborative member of our small Engage team. You will be comfortable working autonomously and remotely, with a suitable home office working environment and equipment. We hope you will share our passion and have some expertise in conservation and ecology, particularly rewilding.
To apply, please send your CV, a statement or letter explaining why you are the right person for the job, and a one-page summary on the 'Five steps I would take to make a success of this role' by 5pm on Monday July 4th. We aim to hold interviews via Zoom in the week commencing July 25th.
Purpose: To enhance our Engage team, with a specific remit to support and deliver a programme of media activity to build Rewilding Britain’s reputation and impact.
Reports to: Head of Brand and Comms, with a dotted line to senior media consultant.
Writing media materials
Writing press releases, letters for publication and position statements/quotes, working with colleagues, with accuracy and attention to detail.
Uploading press releases to the website.
Writing briefing notes - key messages and lines to take - for interviewees.
Writing features and blogs for publication, including our and others’ websites.
Drafting Q&A documents and drafting messages by audience.
Managing incoming media enquiries
Monitor the Media email inbox, triaging requests and responding verbally and in writing to media enquiries, in liaison with our senior media consultant
Providing images, logos or other content for media, sourcing case studies as required.
Arranging interviews and briefing staff beforehand to ensure messages are accurate and effective.
Proactively driving media coverage
Developing media plans on key issues.
Distributing media releases and position statements.
Calling key media to sell-in stories.
Building and nurturing relationships with key media contacts, bloggers and freelancers/commentators.
Contributing media expertise to wider communications and project plans.
Generating ideas to obtain media coverage.
Monitoring media coverage
Maintain media contacts list, growing our list of contacts which ranges from editors and senior journalists to bloggers, podcasters and influencers/commentators.
Tracking, monitoring and reporting on media activity to prove impact and maximise effectiveness.
Preparing media evaluation reports - by project or issue, and for quarterly/annual corporate reporting.
Keep ahead of latest thinking in rewilding and related ecological issues, including in relevant legislation, policy and practice development.
Keep ahead of innovation and developments in media relations particularly related to charity communications and conservation issues.
Collaborate, support and liaise with team members to ensure the team is happy and productive.
Represent the organisation in the media occasionally.
Skills and experience
Good experience in a similar media relations role, with evidence of success
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good understanding of current media tools, landscape and trends
Familiarity with media reporting and other monitoring tools
Good problem solver, proactive and creative, and able to work well autonomously
Knowledge of rewilding, conservation/environment
Experience in the rewilding, conservation or ecology sector
Good understanding of relevant policy, practice and legislation - and how it is covered in the media
Experience working remotely
Understanding of charity campaigning
Driven and highly organised
Positive collaborative attitude
Flexible, proactive and open to change
Ability to work effectively from home
Ability to work autonomously and as part of a tight-knit remote team
Creative approach to problem solving
Thrive in a rapidly changing environment
Terms and Conditions
Contract: This is a permanent contract, ideally full time, though we are happy to discuss reduced hours if necessary. Salary is £32-36k depending on experience (pro rata) plus our standard benefits (e.g. 25 days holiday pro rata).
There will be some freedom for the person to determine their own working arrangements each week, within limitations, providing the work is delivered.
Reporting lines: Reports to Rewilding Britain’s Head of Comms and Brand, dotted to media consultant.
Start date: to be confirmed - but as soon as feasible
Location: All staff work from home, using technologies to connect the team virtually, so you will need a suitable home office working environment and equipment. We meet face to face when necessary in different parts of the UK, and for regular all-staff sessions.
Equality in employment: Candidates will be shortlisted and selected according to suitability for the post without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.
Please send your CV, a statement or letter explaining why you are the right person for the job, and a one-page summary on the 'Five steps I would take to make a success of this role' to the email address listed on this site by 5pm on Monday July 4th.
Department: Fundraising & Communications - Communications
We are looking for a versatile Media Officer to join our Communications team. In this role you will promote Brooke stories to key audiences via their preferred regional, national and specialist media.
As a proficient and persuasive writer, your primary goal will be to achieve media coverage by crafting stories, arranging interviews, and building relationships with journalists. You will need to have a passion for and an excellent understanding of offline and online media, and be ready to take advantage of opportunities.
You will also be working on owned media channels, writing content for the web and social media, so you will need to write for a wide variety of audiences, and have an awareness of different platform requirements.
In our current strategic period, we're focusing on maintaining high awareness levels, and increasing consideration to support Brooke. This role will be a key part of achieving this. Your key projects are likely to include:
- Ongoing day to day pitching, and developing larger pieces of press activity such as broadcast days, working with our broadcast agency.
- Working with key Comms team members on an influencer and high profile supporter led campaigns.
- Exploring new opportunities for earned media platforms, such as podcasts.
Skills and Experience required
The successful candidate will need to have experience in a Media environment, and a track record of securing coverage through successful media relations.
You will need to have expert knowledge in what makes a good story, and be able to tease the news hook out of pieces of Brooke work. You will also need to have the skills to spot opportunities in the media landscape and pitch Brooke stories to journalists.
You will need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with different teams, departments and Brooke country offices.
Closing Date: 3 July 2022
Interview Date: 11 July 2022
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
The News and Media team play a central role in building Crisis’ public profile, raising awareness of our year-round services and securing the changes we need to ensure everyone has a safe and stable place to call home. We tell compelling stories of people who’ve experienced homelessness, support our fundraising efforts on a national and regional level and highlight our work at Christmas and throughout the year in new and creative ways.
With the cost-of-living crisis piling financial pressure onto households across the country, we could see more people pushed into homelessness as they struggle to keep up with rising rents and find affordable housing. It has never been a more important time for Crisis. We are determined to ensure the right policies are in place to prevent more people from ending up homeless and to help those that do quickly access the right support.
About the role
As Crisis’ Media Officer, you will play a key role in helping us to plan and deliver stand-out media campaigns that bring our work to life, demonstrating how we end people’s homelessness for good through education, training and support with housing, employment and health. You will also help inspire members of the public and politicians to join our fight to end homelessness by raising awareness of our influencing campaigns and fundraising events.
Your role will be creative and varied. You’ll work with our frontline staff to identify people facing homelessness who want to share their stories and empower them to do so. You’ll help create hard-hitting news stories to engage our audiences and bring to life some of our biggest organisational campaigns, like our annual Christmas campaign. You will also help make the most of reactive opportunities that come through to our press office and help build relationships with key journalists.
You will have:
- Experience of working within a busy press office environment/PR agency or as a journalist
- Excellent writing skills, with the ability to write for a range of audiences, including political, consumer, tabloid, trade and everything in between
- Experience of delivering or supporting high profile media campaigns that have helped secure quality coverage in national and regional news outlets, as well as softer consumer features (If you don’t have direct experience of working in a press office this could be for the brand you work for or a story you worked on as a journalist that led to sustained or more widespread coverage)
- Experience of working with case studies, identifying and preparing stories for the media and empowering people to share their experiences
- A solid understanding of the digital landscape and social media with experience of generating digital-first coverage and amplifying coverage and campaign messages creatively in the digital sphere
- Experience of turning complex policy and research into compelling news and PR coverage
- Dedication to Crisis’s purpose and values including equality and social inclusion
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
- Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
- Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
- 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days and option to purchase up to 10 additional days leave
- Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
- Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
- And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: Sunday 3rd July (at 23:59)
Interviews will be held on 13th/14th July
We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email our Recruitment team, contact details can be found on our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?
HARP is Southend-on-Sea’s leading homelessness charity. On average we help around 1,000 local people every year to overcome or avoid homelessness. In addition to providing essential short-term emergency shelter, food, clothing and washing facilities, we work to identify the root causes of homelessness, creating tailored support for each person’s circumstances. We achieve success by providing structure, purpose and training opportunities, and by providing longer-term supported housing, empowering people to take steps to leave homelessness behind and ultimately live independently in the community.
We are recruiting a Communications Coordinator to lead in coordinating the creation of external communications to be publicised via HARP’s channels such as social media and website, including written, graphical and video content. You will be the first point of contact for press enquiries, and you will proactively promote HARP’s activities to local and national press and media outlets. The successful candidate will also support the creation of internal communications and corporate communications including internal documents and reports, ensuring brand guidelines are adhered to.
The ideal candidate will:
Be educated to a degree level or equivalent in a subject related to the role such as English, Media, PR, photography, graphic design or another relevant subject.
Have a strong track record of developing and implementing successful press or marketing strategies in a comparable role. Essential
Have knowledge and experience in developing, delivering and evaluating campaigns, with a proven ability to test, learn and improve.
Closing date: Thursday 14th July (noon)
Shortlisting: Friday 15th July 2022
Interview date: Tuesday 19th July 2022
HARP will provide you with support and training to carry out your role effectively and develop your career. Our benefits package includes 25 days’ annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, a contributory pension scheme through The People’s Pension and a Death in Service Benefit. HARP will make a contribution to the pension and you will be required to make a contribution.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Senior PR Officer
Salary: £35,284 - £37,658pa
London and we are a hybrid working organisation
As a Senior PR Officer, you will play an important role in planning and delivering integrated national and regional PR strategies to publicise Comic Relief’s year-round fundraising activity, partnerships and the life changing work donations make possible in the UK and across the world.
You will work across a broad and exciting range of projects and campaigns throughout the year that combine the worlds of entertainment, sport, and charity. This will include taking the lead on PR plans Red Nose Day and Sport Relief fundraising initiatives, as well as working with some of Comic Relief’s high-profile partners and well-known brands.
You will need to have a thorough understanding of the UK media landscape, feel confident in approaching journalists with new ideas and have proven success in generating quality print, online and broadcast coverage at both a regional and national level.
The successful candidate will need to build strong, collaborative, and supportive relationships with internal colleagues across the organisation, partners, journalists, producers, talent publicists and colleagues from organisations that receive funding from Comic Relief.
Running Comic Relief’s busy Press Office alongside proactive PR campaigns is a responsibility shared by all team members. You will be required to take an active role in managing media enquiries in a timely and accurate manner, media monitoring and evaluation, and join the on-call rota for out-of-hours and weekend support.
The role will include line management responsibilities and some UK and international travel may be required.
We are looking for a creative, ambitious, passionate, highly organised communicator keen to make a difference and help Comic Relief achieve its vision of a Just World Free from Poverty.
- Develop and deliver creative, national and regional PR strategies that are audience and insight driven, reflect wider organisational objectives and are evaluated against agreed KPIs
- Manage and lead the PR for a varied remit of projects, such as fundraising initiatives for Red Nose Day and Sport Relief, and partnerships, such as government partners and well-known FMCG brands
- Build and maintain strong and collaborative relationships with all key stakeholders including internal colleagues, partners, journalists, producers, talent publicists and colleagues from organisations that receive funding from Comic Relief
- Help to develop new ideas, content and stories for digital platforms and outlets as well as traditional media
- Set up and facilitate national and regional broadcast, print and online media interviews and filming opportunities – brief journalists and spokespeople and accompany spokespeople for interviews as required. This includes Comic Relief colleagues, celebrity supporters and people supported by organisations that Comic Relief funds
- Work closely with internal teams and organisations funded by Comic Relief to tell stories that demonstrate the positive impact donations have in the UK and across the world. This may involve setting up and managing visits with journalists and celebrity supporters
- Draft and ensure editorial excellence in all press materials, such as press releases, statements, lines against enquiry, quotes, interview briefs, and blog
- Attends shoots and events as required to gather assets for PR or manage media attending
- Ensure the smooth and effective running of the Press Office. Join the on-call rota for after hours and weekend cover and take an active role in managing in-bound telephone and email media enquiries alongside the wider team
- Take an active role in team processes such as media monitoring, drafting the morning press update and compiling coverage reports
- Monitor media regularly to identify appropriate opportunities and potential threats to the promotion of the work of Comic Relief. Work to protect and enhance Comic Relief’s reputation and work closely with internal and external stakeholders if issues arise
Essential Skills and Competencies:
- Proven experience of developing successful PR strategies that generate quality coverage
- Experience of working with national, regional, and broadcast media
- Strong, collaborative, relationship building skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Be able to prioritise and multitask well under pressure
- Good understanding of PR evaluation methods
- A commitment to Comic Relief and its core values and a strong team player
Desirable Skills and Competencies:
- Experience of Line Management
- Experience of working with talent/influencers
- Experience of working on high profile partnerships
- Experience of setting up and managing media visits with journalists
Perks and benefits:
- Flexible working hours
- Work from home option
- Wellness programs
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
- Paid emergency leave
- Sabbatical Opportunities
- Professional development
- Paid volunteer days
- Payroll giving
- Team social events
- Extracurricular clubs
- Cycle to work scheme
To apply please visit our website via the link and apply online.
Closing: 12:00pm, 11th Jul 2022 BST
Inclusivity at Comic Relief
We recognise diversity and inclusion are a source of strength in achieving our mission. We therefore welcome everyone, trusting what makes us different brings creativity, styles and experiences to help us collectively do our best work. That’s regardless of your gender, ethnicity, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, and cultural identity. We especially welcome those from under-represented groups in modern grant-making and fundraising. We are on a journey, but if you join our team you will be part of a community that is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where we want you to:
- Be valued for being yourself
- Do your best work, and be supported to break down barriers so you can succeed
- Be heard, respected, and treated as an equal, whatever your level, experience or background
- Be part of a team that is committed to making this happen – with our colleagues, partners, and contributors.
Comic Relief is committed to preventing and protecting all people from harm in their interactions with us. We expect all those that act in our name to uphold our approach to doing no harm.
This is an exciting and busy time to be joining UK Youth as we head into year 2 of our new strategy and transform the way we work to ensure all young people are equipped to thrive and empowered to contribute at every stage of their lives. As a result, we are recruiting for a number of new roles designed to enable the organisation to grow, improve our ways of working and enable us to deliver our ambitious 2025 strategic plan.
As Media Manager you will shape and deliver our innovative media strategy, generating extensive, bold and relevant media coverage both on and offline. You will be responsible for leading all media relations activities including identifying media opportunities, drafting strategic responses, and headline grabbing press releases. You will be quick to spot an opportunity, turn round thought-provoking comments, and op-eds that challenge decision makers and put pressure on them to effect change whilst helping to attract new supporters to UK Youth. Your network of journalists will span national, broadcast and trade media as well as education and youth media.
Working with the Head of Communications, you will set out and deliver a media strategy, to support and the objectives of our new organisational strategy – ‘Unlocking Youth Work’. You will also play a key role in the development of the organisation's wider communication strategy, and you will be responsible for managing the organisational narrative and messaging.
Working closely with the Talent and Storytelling Manager you will help to develop a network of young people and youth worker ambassadors who will be central to communicating our ‘Unlocking Youth Work strategy’.
Generous flexible working means you can work anywhere whilst being part of a dynamic growing communications team.
Who we are
UK Youth is a leading charity that exists to ensure all young people are equipped to thrive and empowered to contribute at every stage of their lives. We work with others to ensure that the youth sector is strengthened, supported and that provision is youth-led, evidence-informed and delivers high-quality outcomes.
UK Youth plays a unique role in addressing; the lack of investment in the youth sector, the lack of cross-sector understanding in how youth work makes a difference and the limited opportunities to embed effective solutions. These factors lead to mass inequality of access to youth services for young people. To find more about us and how we make an impact, please visit UK Youth Website.
Why work at UK Youth
We are a value-based, passionate and committed organisation offering a friendly working environment with lots of opportunities for professional development and socialising (even whilst we are all working remotely!) from lunch and learn sessions, staff quizzes, to virtual coffee meet ups.
UK Youth prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity employer, and we would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment.
We welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in our organisation, including Black, Asian, minority ethnic groups, LGBTQ+ and persons with disabilities. We are also currently underrepresented by men and so are seeking applications from different backgrounds, cultures, age, experience and identity to bring a wide range of experience, ideas, views and insights to UK Youth.
What we can offer you
We offer a competitive range of benefits, good work/life balance, excellent learning and development opportunities and vibrant organisational culture.
· Flexible/Agile Working
· 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
· Pension scheme (currently UK Youth match employee contributions up to 5%)
· Membership of our life insurance scheme which would pay-out up to 4 times your salary
· Employee Assistance Programme to support employees both professionally and personally
· 20% discount off bookings at Avon Tyrrell, our New Forest Outdoor Centre, including camping, lodges and outdoor activities.
· CycleScheme and TechScheme
How to apply
If you would like to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please complete an application via our completely anonymised recruitment system (provided by Applied)
· Closing date for applications will be 11.59pm on 3rd July 2022
· First round interviews are due to take place week commencing 11th July 2022
As this role involves working in a regulated environment with young people, any offer will be conditional to satisfactory background checks, which include criminal record check and employment reference.
As part of the recruitment process, UK Youth will be gathering and uses certain information about you. For further information regarding this, please review our Data Protection Privacy Notice which explains what data of yours we process and how we use it.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Senior Media & Celebrity Officer
Salary £34,424 - £40,186 (+ Location Weighting)
Fixed Term Contract – 12 Months – 35 Hours
We have big goals over the next few years.
We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.
Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.
Will you join us?
We’re looking for an experienced, driven and confident Senior Media & Celebrity Officer to join our friendly, busy and fast-paced media team. This is a challenging and exciting role devising and delivering Mind’s celebrity focused media, campaigning and fundraising strategies.
Reporting to the Media & Celebrity Manager, you will have an excellent news sense and extensive experience of working on high profile media campaigns. You will also have a proven track record of high-profile recruitment and retention.
The ideal candidate should be a consummate networker, have creative flair, outstanding communication skills and have an active interest in mental health, media, influencers and celebrities.
Closing date: 4th July 2022
Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.
Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria.
We're looking for a passionate and creative PR and Media Manager to join our Income and Engagement team, to help raise awareness of Mayhew and build our reputation as a 'go to' animal welfare charity and trusted voice.
You'll work closely with colleagues from across the organisation to showcase their work in animal care, support income generation, and generate engaging content to raise awareness of our services and brand.
Title: PR & Media Manager
Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Contract: Permanent, full time Hours: 35 per week
Location: Hybrid between Mayhew offices in Kensel Green, London and home
You'll be responsible for the daily management and development of Mayhew’s profile and voice via multiple media and PR channels, celebrity engagement and advocacy work; providing a first-class service to journalists, agents and other stakeholders. As a communications practitioner within Mayhew’s Income and Engagement Team, you will identify and implement new proactive and reactive opportunities to gain positive coverage of Mayhew and improve its reach and perception as a leading animal welfare charity.
You will be a team player, but also able to work on your own initiative, and be committed to supporting Mayhew’s mission and values.
Mayhew works in, and supports a diverse community here in London and internationally, therefore, we welcome applicants from people with disabilities, Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic backgrounds and the LGBT+ community.
First round interviews will be held over Zoom on 7th July.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.