CAF, Senior Media Relations Officer
About the job:
CAF is one of Europe’s largest charitable foundations and plays a unique role supporting tens of thousands of charities and helping hundreds of thousands of people give to the causes they care about.
We are looking for a brilliant media specialist who is full of ideas for stories to encourage giving to charity, raise the profile of our work and build national campaigns like #GivingTuesday.
Reporting to the Head of Media Relations you will play a leading role in implementing our proactive media strategy to secure high impact coverage in the national, international and trade press.
The ideal candidate will combine a background as a journalist with experience of working in a press office. You will have strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to influence positively at all levels.
A good knowledge of the UK media will be vital. You will know how to pitch stories to different audiences and have a proven track record of developing contacts in the national press.
As well as being a strong team player, the successful candidate will be a self-starter with a can-do attitude and the initiative, energy and enthusiasm to make things happen. You will also be able to work to tight deadlines.
CAF is one of Europe’s largest charitable foundations. We help more than 250,000 people give to good causes and work with thousands of businesses to support their charitable giving. We also provide financial services which support charities and, through CAF Bank, manage nearly £3 billion of charities’ money.
Our leading research, policy and campaigns make us a prominent, high-profile voice in the world of charities.
We produce leading research like the World Giving Index – the definitive guide to global levels of generosity. And we run high profile campaigns like ‘Give It Back George’, our award-winning campaign against cutting tax relief on charitable donations, and #GivingTuesday - the global day of giving.
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Closing date for receiving applications is 5pm on 19 January 2018.
Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake psychometric assessments before being invited to attend an interview.