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PR Manager

A great opportunity has arisen for a PR Manager for a health related charity in order to support the team to deliver ambitious results, this is a key role within the communications function, holding responsibility for devising and planning compelling PR campaigns, using a wide range of tactics, to raise the profile of the work of the charity and the conditions. This will be a permanent role based in London.

Key Responsibilities will include:

Lead the charity press team to increase understanding of the conditions and raise the profile of the work of the organisation.
Maximise all planned PR opportunities and react to the news agenda, generating high quality coverage across national, consumer, regional and sector media.
Oversee charity"s busy press office, ensuring a swift response to all media enquiries, developing the PR plans for each department in the year ahead and guiding the team to prioritise workload, based achieving the team KPIs.
Put the charity"s supporters at the heart of our work: building relationships with new and existing media volunteers, offering coaching and briefings and attending interviews where appropriate.
Working closely with the team to support families seeking advice or needing help in closing down unwanted media attention.
Lead on a range of adhoc communications projects, including our annual supporter awards, TV and radio appeals, media partnerships, charity award applications, social media activity and media-led events.
Support the Senior Press Officer (Ambassadors) with Celebrities and Case Study delivery of publicity plans for major fundraising campaigns for the charity.

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

Significant experience working in a busy national Press Office within the third or public sector
Proven success of managing and executing issue-led media campaigns, resulting in multiple pieces of national media coverage (broadcast, print and online)
Substantial experience of working with celebrities and case studies or vulnerable people and preparing them for media interviews
Project management
Reacting swiftly to the news agenda in line with the charity or organisation"s position on an issue including crisis comms
Excellent IT skills
Leadership - The ability to set instructions whilst empowering others to accomplish tasks. Demonstrates flexibility by adopting a management style to the given situation

How to Apply

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