Media Officer .
Unite with us against dementia.
Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.
Position: Media Officer
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £32,326 per annum (actual)
Closing date: 28 April 2017
Interview date: 8 May 2017 (TBC)
About the role:
This post is key to raising the profile of the Alzheimer’s Society and increasing understanding of dementia in Greater London.
The Media Officer is responsible for developing and delivering Alzheimer’s Society’s external communications for the London region.
Key responsibilities include:
- Delivering and evaluating regional media relations activity that increases the profile of the charity and the issues associated with dementia
- Developing effective communication campaigns to increase understanding of dementia, working with important partners such as City Hall and the emergency services
- Working as part of area management teams to publicly communicate about the work of the organisation
- Build relationships with people living with dementia and their carers to help inform our work
The Media Officer will be required to manage and work with volunteers. There is no staff line management required for this role, which will require some travel throughout the UK
We are looking for a tenacious, committed and ambitious media officer, hungry for a challenge.
You will work autonomously and as part of different project groups to increase awareness of dementia in London. You will have an eye for a good news story and be creative in your approach to securing media coverage.
This role will give you a chance to really make a difference to the 72,000 Londoners living with dementia who need our support. Your role is fundamental in helping us achieve our goal to make London the world’s first dementia-friendly capital city.
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: Media Officer, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, PR, Public Relations, Campaign Management, Marcoms, Marketing Communications, Press Officer, Journalist, Journalism, Voluntary Sector etc.
This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.