Media Manager

Media Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Marketing, PR & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £134.62 - 153.85 per day

  • Contact :

    Ryan Elmer

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7313

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days

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Harris Hill is working with an international relief charity in the search for an interim Media Manager for 3 months, starting ASAP.

Main purpose:
Manage day to day media work for the organisation, developing relationships with journalists, driving up the organisations public profile, with a key focus on supporting campaign and advocacy objectives with decision making, stakeholder and supporter base audiences, as well as some support for brand and fundraising objectives.

Key duties:
Work with the Head of Media and Communications to secure coverage across a range of outlets and developing excellent relationships with journalists, driving up our profile and influence with political, decision making, stakeholder and supporter base audiences.
Working with support from the Head of Media and Communications, develop and deliver media strategies for discrete projects, building relationships with staff across the organisation, advising senior staff and ensuring key staff are media trained.
Monitor the media and the news agenda, proactively identify media opportunities internally and externally, work with the policy team to develop key messages and manage budgets for external research to support media objectives e.g. polling.
Support survivors, including clients and survivor activists, to undertake media work and become spokespeople themselves, develop survivor stories for use in the media work.
Demonstrable experience of working across print, broadcast and digital media, either as a press officer or journalist, with good contacts.
Experience of devising and implementing media strategies for discrete projects and to deliver campaign objectives, including creative ideas that generate on message coverage in target outlets (that reach the focus audiences for this role.
A good news sense and excellent knowledge of the external environment and the media landscape.
A powerful communicator in both oral and written communications. Writes in an accurate, succinct and structured way, able to communicate complex issues clearly to non-specialist audiences across a range of channels.