We are looking for a talented and ambitious Media and PR Officer to join the fundraising PR team.
You will have a proven track record of securing high-quality national media coverage – across print, broadcast and online media – as well as strong communication and relationship management skills.
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the PR activity for a range of Macmillan’s key fundraising events. This will involve working with colleagues in the fundraising department to develop integrated PR strategies and project managing the delivery of PR campaigns, as well as evaluating results.
The role requires excellent planning, interpersonal and communication skills along with a flair to identify and maximise media opportunities. You will have excellent contacts with key journalists and the ability to liaise effectively with colleagues across the organisation.
The work requires participation in the out of hours on call rota of our busy press office.
We can offer you plenty of scope for learning and development and also commit to actively developing and offering a range of benefits including private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, generous annual leave, and interest free loans for season tickets and gym membership.
Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.
Fixed term - until October 2019
We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.
We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support.