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Global Head of Media

Global Head of Media (Mat cover FTC up to Dec 2017)

Harris Hill are working with an animal welfare charity who are looking to recruit a Global Head of Media, to be responsible for setting the global media strategy to build the reputation and awareness as a leading animal welfare organisation worldwide by engaging key supporter and stakeholder audiences.
You will own the media profile as well as manage the global reputation. Your key focus will be to develop a proactive approach to the media and build high level relationships with influential international journalists to deliver increased media coverage on a global scale. We will look to you to provide strategic leadership and operational management to international and country based teams on media strategy too.
You will have 2 direct line reports.


Responsibilities include:

•Develop and implement a global media strategy which positions the organisation as a leader in animal welfare, supports delivery of the overall corporate strategy and engages with key supporter and stakeholder audiences
•Identify priority influential international media to build the charity"s profile across these targets
•Develop media-based public awareness campaigns to increase public understanding of animal welfare
•Develop spokespeople throughout the organisation
•Provide training and specific direction to campaign teams and country offices on handling of media issues


To apply for this position you must have the relevant skills:

•Significant experience of working in a media role at a senior level
•Demonstrable senior experience of working with the media with evidence of having achieved significant and effective media coverage for key projects and campaigning activity
•Demonstrable high level experience as advisor to senior management teams
•Experience of stakeholder and audience based profiling
•Experience of crisis communications and dealing with reputation management
•Proven capacity and experience to engage with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels and internationally
•Demonstrable experience of dealing with complex media issues
•Experience of developing, launching, managing and evaluating high profile media campaigns
•Evidence of having developed powerful, precise and concise arguments for complex issues
•Excellent verbal and written communications skills; excellent written and spoken English

How to Apply

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