Strategic Communications Officer

Location
England,West Midlands,Birmingham
Salary
£25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Flexible working
Posted
28 Sep 2020
Closes
30 Sep 2020
Ref
3861242
Contact
Veronica Hardaker
Job Discipline
Communications, Digital, PR & Media
Experience Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Permanent Strategic Communications Role - Press & PR - Charity - £27,000

Your new company
You will be working for a social welfare charity based all over the country but this position is based in Birmingham.


Your new role
You will be working with the Strategic communications team to enhance and protect this charity's reputation and stature within the sector. Your main role will be to proactively and reactively gain positive Press and PR coverage for the charities through building relationship with key journalists and media outlets. This role is an integrated communications position and you will also be expected to help to develop and maintain a strong presence through over digital channels and social media.



What you'll need to succeed
* At least two years of experience of working in a PR agency, in-house communications, or Press Office function * Enthusiasm for current news issues and the media, with a positive self-starter attitude to building relationships in the media and with excellent written skills and the ability to influence and convince others
* Highly organised - with an ability to think on your feet and work at pace - while being a supportive team player who shows interest in others and develops a range of contacts outside your own team to get the job done
* Ideally experience within the third sector or wider public sector
* An understanding of complex organisations and managing senior stakeholders


What you'll get in return
Flexible working options available.
Currently working from home - will be hybrid working model in 2021 (must be commutable to Birmingham)


What you need to do now
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