Senior Press & PR Officer

Katie Corfield
Interim & Contract Charity Recruiter
T: 07917 480922

We are working with a great health Charity who are looking for a Senior Press & PR Officer. This is a 12 month maternity cover contract. You will lead media activity around the charity’s corporate partnerships and flagship fundraising PR campaigns to increase engagement and income. This is an opportunity to work with some high-profile brands.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To horizon scan ongoing, identifying and seizing opportunities to profile the organisation's fundraising portfolio and position the charity as expert commentators in the wider fundraising, charity and health sectors.
  • To build and nurture trusted and influential relationships with the charity’s fundraising supporters and corporate partners (particularly their press teams) to deliver most impactful results.
  • To write impactful and newsworthy content including press releases, statements, letters to editors, blogs, and case study stories, ensuring appropriate internal sign off and issuing to relevant media outlets.
  • To support the monitoring, reporting and evaluation of all PR activity and campaigns, including issuing the daily media coverage report sent to all staff.
Person Specification:
  • Relevant experience in a busy and fast-paced press office or news environment, juggling multiple priorities and working effectively both as part of a team and independently.
  • A strong understanding of external charity fundraising and corporate partnerships environment across the UK, and experience in responding to this to leverage media profile.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing, delivering and evaluating successful integrated media relations plans that support fundraising or consumer brand projects.
What's on offer:

This a 12 month maternity cover contract, offering £32,500 - £37,500 per year. This is a hybrid role with 2 days per week in their Central London office.

Please apply today so as not to miss out!

We are committed to diverse and inclusive recruitment practises that ensure equal opportunity for everyone, regardless of race, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, age or gender. We encourage applications from all backgrounds and will happily make reasonable adjustments to always ensure a fair process.