Charity Talent are recruiting for a Social Welfare Charity, they are recruiting for a Regional Communications Officer to start asap. This is an immediate start. Working remotely, you can be based anywhere. Head Offices based in London or Birmingham, if you like to go into the Office a couple of days per week they are based near Waterloo or Central Birmigham. As the Regional Communications Officer you will promote the work of Charity in the media through traditional and digital media channels.
You will also support the PR & Communications managers and colleagues to deliver and implement external communication strategies and insightful evaluation. Deliver news stories and coverage in significant regional and local media - print, broadcast and digital - through proactive and reactive media activity. Support the national media team in the roll out of national campaigns.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with regional and local journalists and media outlets. Develop, creative and engaging multi-platform content for external communications including social media channels. Identify, interview and write up case studies for use in media, and wider marketing communications channels. Participate in the rota for out-of-hours duties as required. Provide advice to divisional leaders and corps officers on sensitive and complex communications and reputation management challenges with support from line manager and Head of PR & Communications.
Provide advice, briefings and support to spokespeople in your region for media interviews and identify new and potential spokespeople. Support the internal communications team by sourcing and writing up stories for the intranet.
You will have have:
Proven media relations experience.
Ability to work to tight deadlines and to prioritise work under pressure.
Experience of working with digital channels/social media.
Ability to work flexibly within multi-disciplinary teams, including outside core hours.
Ability to research and produce briefings and materials for the media.
Demonstrable experience of gaining extensive media coverage.
Proven ability to produce high quality cross-platform content