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Senior Communications Officer - 3dpw

A national health charity in London, seek an experienced Communications professional, to work 3 days per week for 3 months, supporting the communications team, focusing on media relations and content creation.
 
Key responsibilitiesRespond quickly to media enquiries, identifying appropriate spokespeople where necessary, drafting and providing statements in line with core values
Work on proactive media relations, identifying stories from around the charity to work into press releases or individual pitches for specific media outlets
Work with specialist nurses, Admiral Nurses, to find strong stories for media outreach and identify possible future charity spokespeople
Support the Communications Managers in delivering the UK communications strategy
Support the brand awareness raising activity of the communications team through development of coordinated PR plans and activity
Work alongside the Digital Lead to deliver collaborative media and social media activity
Write copy for teams across the charity, including case studies, web content, enewsletter stories, thank you letters, presentations for supporters, advice leaflets for family carers etc.
Proof read and edit copy for teams across the charity
Build positive, supportive and effective working relationships with colleagues across the charity
Complete any other duties and responsibilities as requested, commensurate with this role, and to work at all times in compliance with relevant legislation and UK policy.
Experience:
Experience of national, regional, broadcast, online and trade PR, with a particular focus on the charitable sector
Experience of proactively sourcing, devising, writing and pitching media stories, resulting in quality coverage
Experience of liaising with key stakeholders at every level of an organisation
Experience of writing across a broad spectrum of PR and communications formats
Experience of digesting complicated ideas or clinical information and turning it into clear, simple, compelling copy

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