Press Manager

Recruiter
Harris Hill Charity Recruitment
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Contract
We are working on behalf of a health charity based in central London who are seeking to employ a Press Manager on a full time basis for 3 months.The responsibilities of the post holder will include:-Overseeing all press and communications work including press releases and pitching, case study development, publishing online content, social media, e-comms and other communications activities-Develop media strategies to promote the organisation through the media and ensure all media contacts and opportunities are explored. This includes managing press for their fundraising, health information, science, campaigns and events-Sell in stories and features to journalists and identify appropriate opportunities to respond to breaking news-Be responsible for making sure that any media activities identified in the strategic plan meet targetsThe following criteria are essential to the post holder:-The successful candidate is likely to be educated to graduate level or equivalent.-Extensive proven experience of working in a press office, ideally for a charity or a health-related organisation, and a clear understanding of media processes-Significant demonstrable experience of writing and editing press releases andarticles that deliver quality media coverage as well as demonstrable experience of developing creative features and stories for print, TV and radioIf you feel you meet the following criteria please do apply and if you re shortlisted you will be contacted directly.