Media Officer

£34,706 yearly
  • Plan International UK
  • London EC1V, UK
  • Apr 15, 2019
Permanent Communications Editorial Marketing

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Plan International UK is a global children’s charity. We work to give every child the same chance in life.

Our Communications Unit comprises teams covering media, digital, brand and marketing and partnerships. help bring to life Plan’s international and UK policy, programming and fundraising work.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, dynamic media team. We’re raising awareness of issues that affect children, especially girls, all over the world, and we’re making girls’ voices heard with successful campaigns on issues like street harassment, period poverty, trafficking and sexual exploitation.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, organised and ambitious team player who knows how to tell compelling news stories, create engaging content and build effective relationships with journalists. In the role you will have the chance to work on national PR campaigns to raise the profile of our fundraising and campaigning work, developing your knowledge and expertise to find innovative ways to reach new and existing supporters through the media.

You’ll have some previous experience of working in a busy national press team and/or in a news/media organisation, preferably (though not exclusively) within the charity sector. Through this experience, you will have built relationships with appropriate media contacts, successfully identified and pitched stories, analysed and evaluated media coverage and written engaging copy with a media focus.

The deadline for applications is Monday 29 April 2019

Interviews will take place on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 May 2019

Due to the nature of our work with children, we follow rigorous child protection policies and procedures in our recruitment process. As a result, some of our roles are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee or volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.