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Media Officer (South West)

Alzheimer's Society
Devon, UK
Closing date
28 Nov 2020

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Media Officer (South West)
Please note the deadline for submitting applications for this vacancy is 10am on the closing date.
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Media Officer Responsibilities:
At Alzheimer's Society, we are passionately committed to creating a dementia movement that inspires people to take action and unite against the UK's biggest killer.
Have you got what it takes to build on our success so far in making dementia the health and social care issue of our time? Then we can promise you a stimulating and varied role in our busy Regional Media Team, helping to build and maintain a high impact, positive media profile for the charity.
Working within the Regional Media team, the Media Officer will deliver Alzheimer's Society's external communication work at a local and regional level - raising the charity's profile while increasing public understanding of dementia in the North West and Northern Ireland.
This role will give you a chance to really make a difference to people affected by dementia who need our support, more than ever.
Media Officer Requirements:
We are looking for a tenacious, committed and ambitious Media Officer who has a great news sense and an ability to think creatively to secure media coverage. You must have a good understanding of regional media and will be able to jump on, and maximise, PR opportunities.
You will be required to work autonomously and as part of different project groups to deliver a range of creative and integrated campaigns across regional broadcast, print and online media to reach key audiences. Through powerful storytelling you will engage and inspire people to help us support the 850,000 people with dementia in the UK and their families.
About Alzheimer's Society:
Alzheimer's Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.
Position: Media Officer
Location: Homebased within South West England
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Job Share, 14 per week
Salary:£10,051.20 - £10,120 actual per annum (depending on skills and experience)
Closing Date: 26 November 2020
Interview Date: 2 December 2020
You may have experience of the following: Media Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, PR, Public Relations, Campaign Management, Policy Officer, Researcher, Marcoms, Marketing Communications, Press Officer, Journalist, Journalism, Voluntary Sector etc
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