PR+EVENTS MANAGER | national charity

Recruiter
Carter Ferris
Location
Bedfordshire (GB)
Salary
up to £33k +++
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Ref
CF0363
Industry
PR
Sector
Charity
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Looking to work in the charity sector? This leading children’s charity based in the East Midlands (commutable from Beds, Cambs and Notts) would like to hear from you.

Use your PR skills in an intensely fulfilling role and join this wonderful charity that is looking for a committed and compassionate PR to work on an exciting national media and launch programme.

It’s a busy time for this particular charity, with significant programmes already underway and a full national events diary scheduled that will call on your expertise and skill to deliver.

Supporting vulnerable children and their families nationally, you will join a small and hardworking team of passionate advocates and form part of this highly experienced group in a supportive and caring working environment, with good work life balance and flexible/home working to boot.

The Role:

  • Develop and implement a proactive PR and comms function across all channels (consumer, corporate and b2b) to increase and grow brand recognition
  • Manage and support local and national events.
  • Support the charity’s corporate branding and messaging and communicate this across stakeholder groups
  • Support the delivery of an integrated digital strategy including social media
  • Work directly with the management team including the Assistant Director of Comms, CEO and Fundraising and Business Development
  • Produce impactful content (external, internal and digital) for national, international and regional media alongside other team members
  • Support and develop junior comms/marketing team members
  • Promote key spokespeople from within the charity for media and events and act as first point of contact for media enquiries

Skills and Experience required:

  • Strong media relations, devising key messages, writing, handling media enquiries and good understanding of working with the UK and regional media and have a network of contacts.
  • Able to deliver both communications and marketing campaigns
  • Experience of developing and implementing national events
  • Knowledge of the charity sector -  children/young people/social care sector is desirable but not essential
  • Experience of working with a faith based charity would be useful
  • Knowledge of digital communications
  • Able to work on own initiative and drive programmes
  • Creative and innovative in approach and enjoy the challenge of working in this kind of environment
  • Demonstrate gravitas and confidence to influence and advise others externally and internally
  • Be willing to travel – a car driver and access to car and flexible approach to working hours

To apply for this role please send your cv to tanya@carterferris.co.uk quoting CF0363

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