12 month contract
Midlands based (Remote working initially)
About Our Client
You will help run PR operations for one of the UK's largest charities, working on high profile campaigns and events i and delivering regional media plans for these across the Midlands. The work of the organisations PR team extends year-round including the delivery of creative campaigns to tell the stories of people we help, driving awareness of our political campaigning activity, developing stories and content for use across the organisation and engaging media during key events.
The successful candidate will have a relevant degree and equivalent work experience, and will have experience of media relations, public relations or journalism within a high-profile organisation. You will have experience in developing and delivering PR plans and campaigns using a variety of PR tactics and techniques, supporting and delivering national PR strategy at a regional level, and will have worked with regional journalists in securing significant media coverage.
You will be able to demonstrate the ability to engage and interest journalists, to draw up creative media plans, to communicate with a range of audiences and to apply a strategic approach to your work to deliver against wider organisational objectives. You will also be able to manage a heavy workload with flexibility and have a positive approach to problem solving
The Successful Applicant
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong written and verbal skills
- Able to work to own initiative and under pressure
- Pro-active and self starter
- Able to work effectively with a number of stakeholders at different levels
What's on Offer
12 month contract
Remote based intitially - subsequently 2-3 days in a Birmingham based office