Press and Media Officer - Charity

Work Relief
Worcester Park, Surrey
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Work Relief Charity Recruitment is recruiting a Press and Media Officer for a well-established and rapidly expanding animal welfare charity.

We’re looking for an experienced looking for a Press and Media Officer to join their small team and lead in ensuring great press / media coverage for the charity including taking responsibility for day-to-day press coverage, liaising with branches for stories and delivering strong, compelling stories.

Press and Media Officer - Charity

Worcester Park, Surrey

Part time - 14 hours per week (flexible)


Circa £20,000 per annum pro rata depending on experience

With full support of the Marketing Manager, duties to include:

  • Generating regular, positive press coverage (local, regional and national)
  • Facilitating the deployment of local volunteers for appropriate press opportunities; ensuring they deliver messages effectively and on brand
  • Helping co-ordinate and deliver national press / media and PR opportunities
  • Liaising with branches for stories
  • Developing relationships with key press and media contacts

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • The ability to stay focussed and work well within a small team
  • Solid experience in a similar role, working within a busy environment
  • Ability to juggle multiple stories and deadlines by being highly motivated and organised
  • Excellent attention to detail and proof reading skills
  • Curious and inquisitive nature with the ability to develop a good story,

To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV.

Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.