Senior Media Relations Officer

Recruiter
NATIONAL DEAF CHILDRENS SOCIETY
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£33,145 - £39,110 per annum
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people.

Senior Media Relations Officer

London office based

£33,145 - £39,110 per annum

35 hours per week

Permanent

Are you passionate about the power of the media? Do you have a knack for finding interesting angles on stories and a strong track record of delivering impactful media campaigns? We are looking for someone with a sound knowledge of PR principles and practices to help us raise awareness of childhood deafness, drive forward our campaigns and motivate the public to support us.

You will work with a range of diverse teams across the charity to shape media relations strategies and plan and deliver integrated media and PR projects to a wide range of print, broadcast and digital media outlets. Your excellent communication skills, together with the ability to liaise with internal and external contacts, will make you an invaluable part of our Media team. This is an exciting and challenging role and will suit someone who enjoys working both independently and as part of a wider communications department.

Ideally you will have experience working within a charity, campaigning or political environment but we are open to applications from candidates with agency experience.

For an application pack please visit our website via the apply button.

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

The closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 10th October 2017.

We expect interviews to be held on Tuesday 17 October 2017.

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst its staff.