Media Officer

Eden Brown Charities
06 May 2017
05 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Eden Brown is currently working on behalf of an amazing Charity organisation that are looking for a Media Officer to join their team.

Main Duties:
-Leading on the forward planning function for press and media work and to actively maintain and promote media activity in order to achieve the organisation's objectives.
-Regularly updating the media plan to ensure that press needs from across the organisation, including nations, are built in appropriately and that it will reflect the Charities priorities.
-Acting as first point of contact for media and PR related enquiries from the media, journalists, carers, professional's etc. Arranging appropriate spokespeople and comment including via the out of hours media phone when on duty.
-Identify and secure opportunities for features in a range of different media, actively promoting the work this Charity do.
-Working with line manager to plan and deliver a media strategy for key awareness campaigns, working with external sponsors, supporters and other relevant stakeholders.
-Develop and maintain an accurate database of carer media case studies, recruiting and interviewing new case studies as well as sourcing case studies for publications and journalists and liaise with case studies to ensure they are well-briefed, acting within press office protocols.

Personal Specification:
-A strong track record of success in generating coverage in a variety of media with the ability to understand the specific needs and expectations of different media audiences.
-Experience and understanding of social media including up to date knowledge of key developments in the media industry.
-Experience of writing and placing news, features and press releases as well as experience of successfully targeting a range of different media audiences including trade and consumer media.
- Previous experience of working across campaigns, policy and fundraising.

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
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