Media and Campaigns Support Officer

Media and Campaigns Support Officer

A charity in London, seek a Media and Campaigns Support Officer, ASAP until mid December.

This role will be supporting the team that run the campaigns, so would be ideal for an individual with experience in press and media handling who enjoys working on a high-profile issues and is seeking to become more actively involved in campaigning.

Assist in the smooth running of the press office including responding to incoming media enquiries, drafting and issuing media comments and compiling media lists.
Oversee our media monitoring and its timely dissemination to staff, stakeholders and supporters.
Ensure coverage of our work is disseminated effectively to journalists and broadcasters by keeping a close eye on the media environment in related areas.
Support the Media and Campaigns Officer and Director of Campaigns and Communications in producing and delivering media strategies for the campaign and individual projects and programmes.
Help to develop new and innovative campaign tactics and messages to engage the public and our supporters.
Work with the Campaigns and Outreach Officer to ensure coverage of local campaigns and assist with enquiries relating to our local activist network.
Support in the delivery of campaign and media projects from conception through to completion, liaising with partners, stakeholders, supporters and suppliers.
Liaise with and support terminally ill people and their friends and family members who act as personal stories and spokespeople for our campaigns, projects and programmes.

Experience of working in a media and/or campaigns role.
Demonstrable creative skills and ability to develop new ideas.
Good organisational skills and experience of working flexibly and nimbly to focus on a variety of tasks.
Past examples of being able to work with minimal direction and with own initiative.