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Job Title: Media and PR Officer
Salary: £31,574 per annum
Type of Employment: Permanent
Dept and Location: Communications Department, hybrid role with a minimum of one day a week to spent at our London office
Line Manager: Media and PR Manager
Direct Reports: None
Are you an incredible storyteller who loves working with people to help them share their stories with a wide range of media? Do you have experience of working on major fundraising events, public awareness, and brand campaigns? Are you creative and have a proven track record of developing stories that achieve on-message national and regional coverage on a regular basis?
Teenage Cancer Trust is looking for a proactive Media and PR Officer to join their supportive and high-performing team. You’ll have the chance to work on a range of our exciting fundraising events, such as our flagship Royal Albert Hall concerts, corporate partnerships with major brands like Aldi, and media opportunities with top celebrities. You’ll also work closely with many of the inspiring young people we’ve supported through cancer to help them share their stories with a wide audience.
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 and 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.
Please note that for this role we are looking for somebody who is passionate about, and has relevant expertise in, PR for fundraising, brand and awareness purposes. The role is not focused on supporting our policy team and their related campaigns.
You do not need a degree to apply for this role if you have relevant experience.
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB
This role reports to the Media and PR Manager and has a strong focus on supporting our work with fundraising - and delivering a strong media profile that has young people’s experiences at its heart.
This role supports on promoting a range of exciting fundraising campaigns and activities such as our flagship Royal Albert Hall concerts and corporate partnerships with major brands such as Aldi and Omaze.
The post holder must be proactive in identifying and creating newsworthy stories and working with stakeholders to deliver activity.
The post will work with young people with cancer and their families to empower them to publicly share their experiences.
The post is a key part of the wider Marketing and Communications department which is responsible for raising awareness and understanding of the charity with key audiences, increasing engagement with our brand and supporting income generation.
The role will also undertake some core administrative duties and processes for the Media and PR team, to ensure smooth and professional press office function.
Deliver PR and Media plans and activity
- Lead or contribute to the development and implementation of effective, proactive PR and media activity that promotes Teenage Cancer Trust to a wide range of audiences.
- Contribute to and support team activity that ensures a strong and sustained media profile for Teenage Cancer Trust, including delivering media strategies as part of integrated brand/condition awareness-raising campaigns.
- Work, under the support and direction of the PR & Media Manager to create positive media coverage for Teenage Cancer Trust’s fundraising activities and ensure regular placement of real-life and celebrity stories target outlets.
- Identify news stories, trends and opportunities for Teenage Cancer Trust to comment on and proactively pitch to the media.
- Deliver regional media activity to profile fundraising, services and young people as required.
- Measure the success and impact of media plans delivered using a range of measurement tools, helping to share results with senior management as part of regular reporting.
Working with young people and their families
- Work, under the direction and support of the PR & Media Manager and Story Manager to ensure regular placement of real-life stories in national, consumer, online and regional media outlets.
- Brief, liaise with and support young people and their families with sensitivity and empathy, to help them share their stories.
- Under the advice and guidance of the Story Manager and Services department, support the stewardship of young people sharing their stories, ensuring it adheres with our safeguarding policies at all time.
- Work with the Story Manager to ensure the records, images and stories of young people we support are kept up to date and we have their full consent to use them.
Ensuring an effective and professional Press Office function
- Support the smooth running of the Teenage Cancer Trust press office, including being the first of contact as required, responding to a wide range of media enquiries and ensuring a professional service.
- Respond to enquiries from journalists and prepare verbal and/or written statements and provide spokespeople and case studies as appropriate.
- Builds and nurture relationships with journalists, especially national, regional and online outlets, youth media, documentary-makers and consumer press.
- Organise media interviews, write briefings for spokespeople/case studies and steward, support and advise individuals.
- Prepare a variety of high-quality effective PR materials including news releases, comments, features, briefings and letter to editors.
- Organise, support and execute press events, such as filming or photocalls at hospital units and other locations, acting as the Teenage Cancer Trust representative, overseeing media attendance and liaising with hospital Communications teams and services staff.
Support delivery of a media training programme
- Liaise with outside suppliers and agencies as needed.
- Support and empower our regional fundraising teams and individual fundraisers to undertake media and PR opportunities, ensuring they are equipped with template resources and can deliver core brand messages.
- Work in partnership with third party PR teams such as corporate partners and hospital communications teams to develop proactive media campaigns and respond to news stories as required.
- Engage with and support funded staff to undertake media.
- Work closely with the Music and Entertainment team and Celebrity Manager on the PR for high profile supporters and events and hospital visits, liaising with external PR agencies and talent agencies as required.
- Work with the other teams within Marketing and Communications as part of an integrated and effective approach.
- Support internal communications/profiling and relationship building to represent the Marketing and Communications team across the organisation, raising understanding of the value of media and PR.
- Compile or support the creation of daily/monthly monitoring and coverage reports and media lists, including monthly and project specific analysis evaluations.
- Participating in daily communication updates, team meetings and planning sessions. Represent the Teenage Cancer Trust externally at events and meetings.
- The role will involve some out of hours work including providing on-call cover for the media on a rota basis. There will also be occasional travel across the UK.
- Undertake any other duties that are commensurate with the post as requested by your manager.
- Carry out the duties of post in accordance with Teenage Cancer Trust policies and procedures.
DISCLOSURE AND BARRING CHECKS
This role will interact with young people and families, which may include visiting young people in hospital units and their homes from time to time.
This is therefore subject to a Standard disclosure check.
Internal – Marketing & Communications colleagues, especially Story Manager and Digital Marketing team; Fundraising department across all income streams; Regional Operations and Partnership Managers; Funded staff; Music and Entertainment team including the Celebrity Manager.
External - Young people and their families; Journalists across national, regional, consumer and online outlets; Corporate partners and their PR teams, Hospital Communications teams, key supporter groups and organisations, Suppliers and agencies.
No specific qualifications are needed for this role.
- Demonstrable experience of working in a press office, PR or similar communications role.
- Experience of implementing effective proactive PR and media strategies that reach target audiences, are on message and achieve positive media coverage.
- Experience of preparing a range of PR materials including news releases, comments, features, briefings, letter to editors, photo opportunities and press conferences.
- Experience of organising, or contributing to, the delivery of media events, filming, launches and photocalls.
- Experience of working with case studies (service users, patients, supporters) to support them to share their stories in the media.
- Proven experience of developing strong collaborative working relationships with journalists and colleagues from across the organisation.
Knowledge and know how
- Excellent knowledge of all aspects of the UK media, with a good understanding of the consumer media landscape.
- Strong news sense and initiative to develop proactive news stories.
- Excellent oral and written communications skills with ability to tailor approach to engage audiences.
- Creative thinker with the ability to generate original and innovative PR ideas.
- Time management skills and proven flexibility to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines.
- Ability to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative.
- Strong organisational, administrative and research skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work alongside team members and colleagues, young people and their families and supporters of any nature.
- Empathetic, with the ability to handle and assess sensitive situations confidently and calmly.
- Strong decision making and problem-solving skills.
- Accountable, with high levels of integrity and professionalism.
- Good judgement, initiative and discretion.
- A natural collaborator.
- Commitment to the philosophy and ethos of Teenage Cancer Trust.
If you’d like to talk through the role before applying please email Claire Monger, Media and PR Manager at Teenage Cancer Trust.
How to Apply:
To apply please submit your CV along with a short supporting statement. Refer to the person specification and succinctly outline:
- Your experience
- Your knowledge and know how
- Your skills and personal qualities
Application to be received by: 25th August 2022
First interviews:Tuesday 30th August and Wednesday 31st August 2022
Second interviews:Monday 5th September 2022
At Teenage Cancer Trust one of our key focuses is around equity and making sure our services are accessible and inclusive to all young people with cancer, with no-one left behind. We have the same goal for people working with us. We want you to be yourself here and thrive doing so. In line with our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion commitments, we would love to see applications from LGBTQ+ people, people of colour/those from ethnically diverse communities, people living with disabilities and people of faith.
At Teenage Cancer Trust we take our commitment to safeguarding seriously and work to protect and promote the rights of the young people who we support. Our safeguarding responsibilities extend to the children and adults who work to support the charity, who we also have a duty of care to protect. Safeguarding is at the forefront of each activity we carry out. In line with our approach, this role is subject to a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).
For information on how we collect, store and process personal data please refer contact HR.
We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential. If there is any assistance or adjustments, we can make to support you to make your application, Please contact HR.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Location (UK): London office hybrid or Chesterfield office hybrid
Benefits: Read more about the excellent benefits we offer on our profile page
Travel: If based in Chesterfield, travel to London offices once a month.
Through our diversity and inclusion strategy, we have made a commitment to increase the diversity of our charity and we welcome candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. We want our employees, volunteers and trustees to represent the broad diversity of the communities of which we are a part.
We are Versus Arthritis. We are fundraisers, programme managers, volunteers, administrators, press officers and accountants all doing everything we can to push back against arthritis. Together, we’ll continue to develop breakthrough treatments, campaign relentlessly for arthritis to be seen as a priority and support each other whenever we need it. Together, we’re making real progress. But there’s still a long way to go, and we won’t stop until no one has to tolerate living with the pain, fatigue and isolation of arthritis.
Our newly formed Income and Engagement Directorate is the team that inspires people to give their money, their time and their voice to make a difference to people with arthritis.
We’re looking for an ambitious Senior Media and PR Officer to work as part of our newly formed Strategic Communications team and contribute to some of the biggest stories in health and research. You will help lead our media and PR activity that delivers against our strategic vision and purpose, as well as raising the profile of the charity nationally.
About the role
Working with teams across Versus Arthritis, the Senior Media and PR Officer will work closely with colleagues to devise and deliver a rolling programme of proactive media relations that secures high-profile and impactful media coverage. As part of the Press Office you will be responding to breaking news stories and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, engaging with journalists and reacting quickly and confidently to developing issues and breaking news. The post-holder will lead the Media Officers in developing stories and investigations that expose the injustices faced by people living with arthritis, alongside research findings, statistics and comment.
The Strategic Communications team is responsible for developing an inspiring and engaging brand narrative with compelling customer journeys across all our engagement and communications activity. The team will build strong relationships across the charity, to drive a consensus around our core message, designed to deliver our strategic objectives. The team will ensure our message and brand narrative is applied across owned, paid and earned channels, using technical skills and channel expertise.
Alongside extensive press office and PR experience, gained either in an agency or in-house, you will be able to:
- Lead proactive and reactive media relations activity in line with a programme of media targeting and journalist engagement.
- Exhibit excellent writing skills, including identifying media opportunities and planning stories.
- Demonstrate an up-to-date understanding of the UK media environment, with good contacts and knowledge of how to engage journalists across broadcast, print and online.
- Work independently, manage varied workloads and work to deadlines.
- Contribute to regular media evaluation reports, ensuring this supports team performance, learning and how it benefits the charity.
- Build strong relationships with teams across the charity and with supporters.
- Understand the importance of digital comms and social media as part of integrated campaigns as well as media relations.
- Keep abreast of sector trends and use this insight to inform and improve our activities.
- Participate in the out-of-hours and reactive rota - spotting opportunities and responding to daily media enquiries
We advise candidates to apply early as we reserve the right to close applications ahead of the advertised date.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
We do not wish to receive contact from agencies or media sales.
First interviews expected week commencing 12 September 2022, held by Microsoft Teams
Established in 1876, a Christian Charity, we are a federation of independent Mothers’ Unions’ with four million members, in 84 countries, all of whom are affiliated to our UK based Charity. In 2026, we will celebrate our 150th anniversary.
This is a critical role that offers the chance to help shape and drive Mothers’ Union’s voice across a range of digital, social and print channels. Working closely with colleagues and members across the UK and at times around the world you will be confident in researching and creating brilliant content that fully brings the impact of our work to life.
Whilst you will be the primary web editor and responsible for SEO and Analytics you will understand digital and print content strategies. You will be similarly confident in producing e-newsletters and using social media to manage campaigns whilst measuring reach and effectiveness. You will also bring excellent video production and editing skills.
You will need to be able to forge strong working relationships within the Fundraising, Communications & Retail team, across the organisation and with members. You will have a creative approach and self-starting ability to be creative with limited resources, whilst regularly evaluating your own performance to build on strengths and identify areas to improve.
This is a 10 months Fixed Term Contract (FTC).
- Manage the website including writing content, regular updates to content and functionality, ensuring search engine marketing is optimised to achieve full potential.
- Collate and disseminate a monthly national newsletter, encouraging contributions from staff and other key stakeholders.
- Manage the social media presence of Mothers’ Union, with the aim of reaching an increasingly broad audience and engaging members and stakeholders through social media.
- Develop and manage the Charity’s social media content calendar.
- Draft press releases for all of the Charity’s activities
- Support the Communications and Campaigns Manager to disseminate press releases and manage media requests.
- Develop printed media to promote campaigns, training events and workshops.
- Measuring and reporting on the performance of all digital marketing campaigns.
- Undertake basic video production and interactive presentations, which may include working with members, staff and external stakeholders.
- Proactively approach members and beneficiaries to collect case studies on the impact of our work, use our internal monitoring systems to identify leads and build a database of case studies that can be used throughout the year.
Skills and Experience
- Managing engaging websites, with a working knowledge of Drupal to effectively manage developers for basic changes and good working knowledge of SEO principles;
- Growing engaged, opted-in audiences on social media channels (especially Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn).
- Excellent written communication and presentation skills and an ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of people.
- Good data analysis skills, with the ability to interpret data and statistics to develop stories and content.
- Computer literate, especially in the use of Microsoft. Technical design skills, from the design features in Word and PowerPoint through to Photoshop, video-editing and design programmes.
- Knowledge of, or a willingness to quickly build, competency in Dotdigital and social media management tools.
- An eye for good design and experience developing and applying a strong brand across a range of channels.
- Experience or knowledge of paid-for digital and social media campaigns.
- Strong belief and enthusiasm for the approach Mother Union has to social justice around the world.
- Exceptional relationship building skills, with the ability to build strong relationships internally and externally.
- A creative approach and self-starting ability to create effective solutions with limited resources.
- Methodical, organised and able to work with attention to detail.
- Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload in a small but busy team.
- A team player, who is willing to deliver practically on the ground and be hands-on.
- Regularly evaluates own performance to build on strengths and identify areas to improve.
- The responsibilities in this post may be adapted or changed in line with the needs of Mothers’ Union. Other duties may be developed as a result.
- The responsibilities in this post will require the post holder to work within a team and cross functionally with other teams to achieve the objectives.
- Willingness to work very occasionally at the weekend/overnight stays away from home.
This role will be based at our Head Office in Central London. Mothers’ Union operates a hybrid working model. Staff are required to work an aggregate minimum of 90 days per calendar year (Pro rata for part timers) at our Head Office, Mary Sumner House in Central London. Tuesdays are our anchor days where every staff member is expected to be at the office. The 90 days includes anchor Tuesdays.
How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please apply by sending your CV and a Cover Letter via Charity Jobs, The Cover Letter should clearly outline how your skills match the main responsibilities of the role.
The closing date for applications is 23 August 2022. Due to the number of applications we receive, we may not be able to individually respond to each applicant. If we do not get in touch with you within 4 weeks from the application deadline, then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for this position.
Barnardo's is looking for an exceptional Media Officer to join its National Media Team.
Would you like to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable children? Are you ready to use your proven experience to help Barnardo's amplify and tell their stories?
Barnardo's works to protect, support and nurture vulnerable children across the UK. Every year, we help thousands of children, young people, and families to build a better future.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative and experienced Media Officer to join our National Media Team. The purpose of this role is to promote the work of Barnardo's through high-quality national media coverage, and to uphold the profile and reputation of Barnardo's.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Hours: Full-time, flexible
Salary: £33, 935 (+ £3,000 per annum London Weighting)
Based: London / open to home-based from other locations with some travel to London
Deadline: 5 Septebmer 2022, 9am
Interview Date; 12 Septeber 2022 (Provisional)
Living Wage Foundation
The Living Wage Foundation was launched in 2011 by Citizens UK to tackle in-work poverty and ensure that workers earn enough to live on and participate in family and community life.
Citizens UK is the home of community organising with diverse civil society alliances set up to develop leaders to work on the issues that matter to them, such as the Living Wage. Other projects include PACT (Parents and the Community Together) and Sponsor Refugees to add depth to the impact of Citizens UK’s work. The Living Wage is a movement of businesses, organisations and people who believe that a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay. The real Living Wage is an independently calculated hourly rate based on the cost of living and announced each November during Living Wage Week, our annual celebration of a growing network of over 10,000 Living Wage Employers. The Living Wage Foundation celebrates employers that voluntarily choose to pay the real Living Wage through an accreditation scheme that recognises a long-term commitment to fair pay and has secured pay rises for over 340,000 low-paid workers.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Media Manager to join our team. We are looking for an exceptionally motivated and organised individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, high-profile communications environment. The role will support the objectives of the Living Wage Foundation by communicating our work to a wide range of audiences including the media, our network, senior business leaders and politicians.
The post-holder will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of our press office, developing strong relationships with key media and press contacts, creating and maintaining a database of important publications and media contacts. They will be responsible for developing and implementing a pro-active, creative and effective media strategy to support our work, raise awareness and understanding amongst key audiences and support key campaigns e.g. Living Wage week.
Reporting to the Senior Media Manager, you’ll be an integral part of our growing communications team, working with us to develop compelling communications to help us achieve our strategic aims.
The post-holder will also manage, support and develop a Communications Officer.
The successful candidate will have:
Excellent written and communication skills, with experience in drafting press releases, blogs, op-eds and formulating powerful key messages
Experience in developing and leading media campaigns to drive social change
Have a passion for developing more junior members of the team and embody our values of kindness and integrity
Demonstrable experience in pitching news and feature stories to editors and collaborating with the media to tell stories
The ability to work within a team and manage others
Strong analytical and evaluation skills
Excellent organisational skills; the ability to work under pressure and manage a busy workload
Experience working in PR to secure national and local coverage
Ability to write strategic media plans
Excellent stakeholder mapping skills
Experience in using contact/journalist databases e.g. Vuelio, Kantar or Roxhill
A commitment to the Living Wage campaign and the values of Citizens UK
Working as the Media Manager at the Living Wage Foundation, your main responsibilities will include:
Situational Awareness and Research
Research, develop and maintain a press database, mapping key contacts and publications against the Living Wage Foundation’s objectives
Work with the Research Manager and Senior Media Manager to commission or shape research that helps us reach our target audiences
Support the development and lead the implementation of effective media strategies, working closely with the Senior Media Manager and Communications Officers
Lead on all outputs for key announcements, campaign moments and report launches, ensuring we reach desired audiences
Build effective relationships across the organisations, supporting the Living Wage team to better understand how the media works
Support our work to maintain cross-party support for the Living Wage
Monitor and evaluate media campaigns
Write compelling press releases, blogs and opinion editorials to promote the Living Wage Foundation’s work.
Develop and deliver the Living Wage Foundation media relations strategy, developing relationships with journalists, training staff and delivering successful media interventions
Ensure that media and communications messages are consistent with our core values and principles
Manage all Living Wage Foundation press queries and provide timely reactions to news stories
Participate in the out-of-hours press duty rota
Work with the Senior Media Manager to develop key messages and distribute engaging press releases, statements, opinion pieces, articles and briefings
Monitor the national and business news agenda closely to proactively spot opportunities for the Living Wage Foundation to maximise media coverage
Set up media interviews and support spokespeople, including preparing briefings to ensure spokespeople are well prepared and sticking to key messages
Organise and manage interview opportunities for case studies, staff and key charity spokespeople
Develop and maintain close working relationships with journalists across print, digital and broadcast media
Work with external agencies to host worker media training and develop our Leadership Academy network
Oversee our spokesperson development work, building contacts at key Living Wage Employers and developing media training materials
Campaigns and Events Management
Manage and deliver proactive media coverage on key strategic campaigns and initiatives, including Living Wage Week
Work closely with colleagues across the organisation to provide media support for relevant Living Wage campaigns and actions
Internal Communications and Management
Run training and briefings for the Living Wage team – helping to develop the skillset and confidence of programme staff
Support the accreditation team and scheme leads with their press outreach
Regularly monitor and evaluate our press activity, adapting it in line with our key strategic objectives
Build relationships with key spokespeople across the Living Wage Network
Organise and deliver media briefings to spokespeople in the Living Wage team and wider network
Ensure the work produced by the Living Wage Foundation communications team is high quality
Effectively line manage a Communications Officer
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re looking for someone who is passionate about using Social Media to create a narrative and positively portray the student experience. You will work alongside our Marketing and Communications Manager to develop our marketing outreach and engagement across our email and social media channels.
Role: Social Media Coordinator
Hours: 35 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)
Salary: Grade B starting at £22,431.65 (increasing to £25,431.65 over 4 years)
Closing date: 8am, Tuesday 30th August 2022
Who are we?
The Students’ Guild is the University of Exeter’s students’ union, led by students for students. We’re an independent charity, offering a wide range of opportunities, services and support to help students get the most out of their unique journeys at university. This includes everything from social activities to making sure things are going well on their academic course. We have over 300 student groups and all of our work is led by, and in the best interest of, our members.
The Guild is a truly rewarding place to work. Our talented and passionate staff make a real difference to the lives of students every single day, working together to achieve the Guild’s purpose: to shape an excellent student experience for all students at Exeter by empowering them to take their place in the world and make a positive difference. We are looking for people who recognise that the Guild is student-led and share a genuine passion for student engagement and empowerment. If you share a commitment to our values and want to be part of a radically inclusive organisation with a seriously exciting future ahead, we can’t wait to hear from you.
What will you bring?
- You’ll have experience creating engaging content for a diverse audience across a variety of platforms
- You’ll be able to demonstrate strong understanding of the importance of brand and tone of voice
- You know how to follow good practice in social media communications, communications projects, and campaigns
We offer lots of great benefits including enhanced pay for expectant parents, at least 6-weeks’ holiday, sustainable travel incentives and a confidential employee advice service and assistance programme. We’re committed to helping you achieve a healthy balance between your work and home life through a real commitment to flexible working. We also provide access to great development, helping you to gain valuable experience in the charity sector and beyond, and ensuring that you have opportunities to grow your career at the Guild and beyond.
Inclusion is central to the Guild. We approach our work collaboratively, empower our people and celebrate our uniqueness. If you’re driven to empower others and achieve great things, you’ll fit right in. Our people are proud of who they are and value each other’s differences, and we are committed to creating a diverse community that is radically inclusive of race, gender, age, religion, identity and experience.
Dates for your Diary
- Closing Date: 8am, Tuesday 30th August 2022
- Shortlisting: 30th August 2022
- Interview: 9th September 2022
For further information please visit our website.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The NSPCC is the leading charity focused on preventing child cruelty in the UK. We believe that together, we can stop child abuse and neglect. Creative, effective communications that reach a wide audience, build relevance, and enhance our reputation are crucial to delivering our vision and goals. The NSPCC’s sector-leading press office plays a big part in this work by raising awareness of the organisation’s work to influence politicians, fundraise and provide services for children and their families. Week-in-week-out the busy team provides journalists with powerful proactive stories and quick-off-the-mark reaction that generates consistently high levels of media coverage across local, nations, national, consumer and specialist print, broadcast and online outlets.
This role is to be part of the National Media Team, working closely with a Media Manager, another Senior Press Officer and a Press Office Assistant to promote the NSPCC’s major policy-change campaigns and priorities, predominantly via national print, broadcast and digital media. Key areas of focus will include child protection and children’s social care, child sexual abuse, domestic abuse, online safety and children’s experience of the justice system. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a network of contacts within the national media, using these relationships to ensure the NSPCC is at the forefront of coverage related to child abuse and neglect. They must be ready to respond quickly to opportunities to comment on stories while building the evidence base for the next big proactive story.
As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.
Fixed Term –12 Months – Full Time – 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 a Senior Media Officer (PR & Media Volunteers) to develop media strategies that support Mind’s fundraising activities.
The candidate will join Mind’s media team on a fixed term contract to lead on media support for public fundraising campaigns, events and Mind-owned products, and work with corporate partners to devise joint media strategies that publicise these relationships.
The successful candidate will also support Mind’s media volunteer strategy, working with people with lived experience of mental health problems and involving them in Mind’s media work.
Closing date: 2nd August 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.
Senior Communications Officer
Up to £34,000 per annum, dependent on experience
Hybrid - Based at our head office in Godalming one day p/w
Are you an experienced public relations or media officer committed to making a real difference in animal welfare and with the contacts to help? Are you looking to move into a more senior role?
We are looking for a communications professional to join our busy team at a very exciting time. You will be as comfortable planning public relations and communications events/activities as you are picking up the phone to journalists. You will be dealing with local and national journalists, as well as creating and contributing to the campaigns strategy that directly helps the League achieve its vision.
You will be responsible for planning, drafting or commissioning a range of targeted communications materials and arranging their distribution, ideally to contacts you’ll already have. You’ll measure how effective they have been against objectives and report back lessons learned to the wider External Affairs department.
You will work closely with the campaigns and public affairs teams, as well as key individuals in other departments within the League Against Cruel Sports who are also determined to win the hearts and minds of a broader audience.
You will have experience working in a public relations team, and be able to evidence creating copy with strong, clear messages for different audiences. With us, you will also have the opportunity to think creatively and deliver PR events as part of our campaign strategy, as well as host our new podcast. Excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to manage priorities and deadlines are a must for this busy and varied role. There will also be the need to travel around the country as we deliver our national campaigns to regional audiences.
Our benefits include generous holiday entitlement of 28 days plus public holidays (pro-rata) per annum, excellent pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8%, discounts on shopping and cinema. Most importantly you will be working with a purposeful, passionate team where you can put your communications skills to use helping the League to redefine what is acceptable and inspire positive change to animal welfare legislation.
The League Against Cruel Sports is Britain’s leading charity working towards a kinder society where persecuting animals for ‘sport’ is in the past.
Redefining what is acceptable and inspiring change, we were instrumental in helping bring about the landmark Hunting Act 2004 and Animal Welfare Sentencing Act 2021. Driven by compassion and empowered by knowledge, we manage sanctuaries to protect wildlife, carry out investigations to expose law-breaking and cruelty to animals, and campaign for stronger animal protection laws and penalties.
United, we will end animal cruelty in the name of ‘sport’.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is the leading welfare charity supporting current and former members of the RAF, their partners and families, providing practical, emotional and financial support, whenever they need us.
This is a new and vital role in the dynamic fundraising team based in London. It has been created to support the new fundraising strategy object to double the number of supporters the Fund has. The postholder will have an opportunity to make a significant contribution to the Fund’s long-term income.
You will work as part of the Individual Giving team and maximise fundraising income and supporter relationships generated through both offline and digital activity. The postholder will take the lead on scoping, proposing and implementing multi-channel supporter recruitment campaigns with the right message to the right people at the right time.
You will have proven experience in managing supporter recruitment campaigns across a broad number of channels as well as setting and managing budgets and meeting KPIs. With experience of fundraising databases, creating supporter journeys and briefing and working with external agencies.
You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and show initiative, flair and enthusiasm for the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund.
A detailed job profile is available below and on the Fund’s website. For an informal discussion about the role please contact Zara Lewis, Direct Marketing Manager.
To apply, please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you believe you are suitable for this role and how you meet the person specification to Elizabeth Haigh, HR Advisor, RAF Benevolent Fund, 67 Portland Place, London W1B 1AR or email.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th August at 5.00pm. Please note that due to the high number of applications expected, only candidates shortlisted for interview will be notified.
A copy of the Fund’s Candidate Privacy Notice can be found on our website. As an equal opportunities employer, the Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the Fund.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund is a Registered Charity (No. 10810090).
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Part home/Part office (London) based
UNICEF ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.
This is a great opportunity to join the UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) as our Lead Digital Analyst.
The Lead Digital Analyst is at the forefront of ensuring we are data-driven; reliably measuring, reporting, and surfacing insights from the wide range of marketing that we undertake to raise crucial awareness, engagement, and funds for the critical work UNICEF does around the world.
We’re looking for an experienced analyst, who is comfortable working in a complex, performance marketing focused role, and can work across the full data life cycle, from implementing tracking for new products and platforms, through monitoring, reporting and analysis of data from a range of common marketing data platforms (Web Analytics, Facebook, Adwords, etc.).
Closing date: 5pm, Friday 19 August 2022.
Interview date: Thursday, 1 September 2022 via video conferencing (MS Teams).
In return, we offer:
- excellent pay and benefits (including flexible working, generous annual leave and pension, big brand discounts and wellbeing tools)
- outstanding training and learning opportunities and the support to flourish in your role
- impressive open plan office space and facilities on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
- an open culture and workplace with colleagues who share our values, enjoy their work and are motivated to do their utmost for children.
- the opportunity to work in a leading children’s organisation making a difference to children around the world
We are gradually moving back to our offices on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London and we anticipate most colleagues will work one or two days a week in the office and the rest of the time from home. We are happy to discuss other flexible options to suit your circumstances.
We particularly welcome applications from black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, disabled candidates, and from men, because we would like to increase the representation of these groups at this level at UNICEF UK. We want to do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.
UNICEF UK promotes equality, diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We make employment decisions by matching business needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.
We are happy to talk about flexible working, personal growth, and to promote a workplace where you can be yourself and achieve success based only on your merit.
The successful candidate will be required to apply for a criminal records check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the role and the circumstances of your offences.
We only accept online applications as this saves us money, making more funds available for us to help ensure children’s rights.
If you require support in completing the online form or an application form in an alternative format, please contact the Supporter Care line during office hours.
If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlisted candidates.
Registered Charity Nos. 1072612 (England and Wales) SC043677 (Scotland)
Media Officer, a fantastic opportunity for a Media, Press, PR specialist to join an International Charity, based in Central London.
Offering Remote working. Ideally 1 day a week working from the Central London Office, though can be flexible.
With a new global strategy and ambitious plans for growth, this Media Officer role plays a key role in promoting the charities work. As the Media Officer, working with the Media and Content Manger, you will use Press and other earned media channels to increase awareness and support from a target audience.
- Oversee the day-to-day running of the press office, acting as a main contact and spokesperson for media enquiries, ensuring a fast and accurate response.
- Work with internal stakeholders to plan and deliver media activity. In collaboration with colleagues create content for the press release, news and blog section of the website.
- Proactively develop and pitch stories and features to the media. Preparing responses with colleagues, drafting and distributing media notices, comments, features, letters and articles.
- Set up and supervise media interviews, including briefing spokespeople, agents, photographers, and videographers.
- Maintain relationships with the media, reaching out to new media contacts and updating media contact lists.
- Work with external agencies to ensure owned and earned media are effectively leveraged to achieve campaign objectives. Monitor and evaluate media coverage and produce monthly reports.
- Provide crisis communications support where necessary, with the support of the Media and Content Manager
You will have experience of:
- Working in a press office, either in-house or agency and a track record of securing coverage through media relations and evaluating and interpreting media.
- Great interpersonal skills and able to build strong working relationships with colleagues, journalists and external contacts through a variety of means including social media.
- Good understanding of earned, owned and paid media in a digital first media strategy.
We are seeking a talented Social Media Coordinator to join the Digital Content and Engagement team at Kew. In this exciting role, you will work closely with the Digital Engagement Manager to manage and improve our digital communications and engagement across our social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and other digital channels such as TripAdvisor and Google Business. You will be responsible for producing engaging content for Kew’s social media channels and managing and nurturing our online community.
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.
We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.
Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.
Every day is different at Kew — from shooting a beautiful area of the Gardens for a new Instagram Reel, to working with our publishing team to promote a new book.
You’ll have strong social media background with experience in producing engaging and creative content in a variety of formats. You’ll be able to work well under pressure, able to juggle competing priorities such as content creation and community management and be open to new ideas and approaches – staying up to speed with the latest trends. You’ll have an eye for detail and a nose for a story, helping us share the wonder of our beautiful gardens and our fascinating scientific work with a plant-passionate audience. You’ll also have some experience using data and insight to inform future content plans.
A passion for plants and fungi is a bonus!
This role is based at Kew with the option of regular home working, subject to operational requirements. The successful candidate will also be expected to travel to Wakehurst, when necessary.
Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well as access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.
No agencies please.
Closing Date: 21/08/2022
Interviews are planned for w/c 29th August.
The student movement in the UK is made up of 443 students’ unions in unis and colleges, and nearly 4 million students. NUS sits at the heart of this movement, delivering a national student voice demanding academic, economic and social justice.
We want someone to make this voice louder by upping our digital campaigning, content and mobilisation game.
You’ll be part of a campaign team made up of colleagues with specialisms in organising and public affairs, so we need you to be focused on making our digital presence and engagement the best it can be.
You don’t have to be an expert in the student movement, or how education works - but you will be enthused by learning, trying new things and understanding our campaigning power!
You’ll be committed to the idea that, as a union, we’re stronger together and understand that campaigning alongside our members is central to our success.
Our new strategy centres digital mobilisation combined with deep, transformational organising so that we can build and sustain high participation in our campaigns. We’re therefore looking for someone who can take our digital work to the next level from day one.
Working with elected student leaders you’ll play a key role in driving home this shift in campaign practice across the movement from students’ unions to the grassroots.
At NUS you can expect both fast-paced delivery alongside opportunities for learning, development and shaping our organisational culture. We aim to practice what we preach so we’re happy to offer a flexible person-centered working environment with a great benefits package:
• 27 days holiday (increasing with service) plus bank holidays and winter closure days.
• Flexible working opportunities from day one
• Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption and sick pay
• Employee wellbeing support
• Other Benefits available: Company Pension Scheme, Free Flu vaccinations, Free Eye Test vouchers, Employee Assistance Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, discounts, Childcare Allowance, Health Cash Plan
• Paid Volunteering Days
Anti-oppression is central to our mission. Education isn’t working unless it’s working for everyone in our society. We’re trans inclusive without exception. And we welcome individuals who are up for taking active responsibility for their own ongoing learning on liberation, equity and social justice.
We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability.? You can be yourself here whoever you are, be proud of the work you do and build a career in a place that knows different is good.
We recognise that candidates from Black, Asian and Minoritised-Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are under-represented in our organisation, and that there are often additional barriers present for people from these groups when applying for roles in the charity sector and beyond. We are committed to taking positive action to expand the diversity of our staff team, and if you meet the minimum criteria for a role (at least 80% of the criteria in the person specification) and are from a BAME background, you'll be guaranteed a first stage interview. It is important to note that this scheme guarantees an interview for candidates who meet the minimum criteria and tell us that they'd like to be considered under the scheme. The selection decision at interview will be based on the most suitable candidate, regardless of any protected characteristic.
This is a fulltime time role based at either our London or Macclesfield Offices with options for hybrid working or homebased in England.
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time, 35 per week
Salary: £37,140 per annum
Benefits: As well as a generous annual leave entitlement, we also have a range of policies focused on promoting work life balance. We offer other benefits including pension, EAP scheme and discounts.
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 31st August 2022
Interview dates: Tuesday 13th or Wednesday 14th September 2022
You may have experience of the following: Campaign Manager, Digital Campaign Lead, Campaign Management, Project Management, Programme Management, Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Manager, Digital Campaign Manager, Fundraising Campaign Manager, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, Third Sector, etc.
Ref: 135 544
Job title: Digital Manager
Responsible to: Head of Communications
Line Management: N/A
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London – St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square. We offer flexible and hybrid working but office-based work will be essential on a regular basis.
Salary: £41,000 per annum
Main purpose of role: Manage digital activity across St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity
Main duties and responsibilities:
Digital Strategy and Project Management
- Support the Head of Communications to design the comms strategy relating to all digital activity at St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity
- Support the Head of Communications to deliver a single, coordinated St Martin-in-the-Fields Charity brand identity
- Coordinate and manage all online platforms – currently multiple websites for both the Charity and the Frontline Network
- Lead Social Media Strategy and manage all social media channels – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn
- Manage directly and or oversee, where needed, all digital projects including SEO, website development, paid search and paid social – including all those relating to the annual BBC Radio 4 Christmas Appeal
- Measure and evaluate digital activity via regular reporting – for example, quarterly and Trustee reports including website and social media statistics
- Work closely with colleagues across both Fundraising and Programmes teams to ensure delivery of their campaigns, projects and communications, and support their digital learning
- Manage relationships including suppliers who support the Charity’s digital projects and internal and external stakeholders (St Martin’s charities, the BBC, external agencies and creative freelancers)
- Working closely with the Head of Communications to manage income and expenditure for digital activity
This is not an exhaustive description of the job. Aspects will change over time and the job holder is expected to contribute to its development and progression.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, working across all levels from external stakeholders, suppliers and colleagues
- Experience in producing and managing digital content across a wide range of platforms and channels – able to proofread and edit quality written copy
- Experience in managing social media channels including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
- Strong project management skills – able to run multiple projects concurrently
- Able to work under pressure and with initiative
- Knowledge of software and platforms including: WordPress, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Google Ads Manager, Adobe Suites (including Photoshop and InDesign), Meta Business Suite and Buffer
How to apply
If you are passionate about our work to address homelessness and would like to join the team as Digital Manager, please provide via our website:
- A current comprehensive CV outlining your key achievements in previous and current roles with details of two referees (who will not be contacted without your prior consent)
- A covering statement (no longer than two A4 pages) supporting how you believe your skills and experience match the requirements of the role and person specification
Deadline for receipt of completed applications: Sunday 21 August 2022 at 11.59pm. Interviews are expected to be held at St Martin-in-the-Fields the week beginning 5 September 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.