PR Manager (Dementia Charity) .
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: Celebrity Manager
Location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Contract type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 per week
Salary: £43,316 to £48,732 per annum depending on location
Closing date: 20 January 2019
Interview date: 6 Feb 2019 & 7 Feb 2019
About the role:
Over the past four decades, Alzheimer’s Society has united a dynamic group of committed and passionate star supporters in the fight against dementia. We can count on actors, comedians, social media influencers, TV presenters, sports stars – all volunteering their time and lending us their name - to help us in our mission to create a world without dementia.
Since our story began in 1979, we have reached hundreds of thousands of people with our services, changed the conversation on dementia, invested millions in research and campaigned hard for people affected by dementia to have the support they deserve.
Our high profile supporters play a key role in the dementia movement and continue to be instrumental in changing public perceptions of the condition, telling our story, making sure dementia remains at the top of the agenda and raising vital funds to bring ever closer the day we find a cure.
By creating bold and innovative opportunities with our famous friends in the media and on social media, you will engage more people than ever before in the movement for change and join with Alzheimer’s Society to beat dementia
The Celebrity Manager will lead a small team focusing on delivering this programme of work to broaden the Society’s reach and level of influence. This new role will develop the high profile supporter base through the implementation of the Society’s celebrity and social media strategy, ensuring we deliver on campaign targets and maximise the impact of all of our star support.
You will be a PR and social media professional with extensive experience at a senior level of working with the media, major public figures, campaigning, digital and fundraising teams. You will be brimming with creativity, confidence and stamina to make real and lasting change for everyone affected by dementia. You will have a proven track record of delivering results from influential support in the charitable sector combined with a network of first-class contacts with high profile supporters. If you can demonstrate all that along with tact, diplomacy and great evidence of sensitivity as part of the package, we would like to hear from you.
Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely, all contributing to a strong work life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development and help you grow to realise your potential and shape a career with Alzheimer's Society.
Alzheimer’s Society is committed to equal opportunities.
You may have experience of the following: PR Manager, Senior PR Consultant, Public Relations, Marcomms, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Communications Manager, Communications Manager, Client Relationship, Senior Account Manager, Social Media, Account Management, Charities, Third Sector, Not for Profit, NFP etc