Want to use your skills in PR and communications to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?
Join WaterAid as Senior Media Officer to change normal for millions of people so they can unlock their potential, break free from poverty and change their lives for good. On top of that you'll be joining a 2018 Great Place to Work® award-winning organisation.
The WaterAid Media team team sits within the Communications and Fundraising directorate and advises WaterAid on media relations strategy, leads all interaction with the UK and international media, and supports country programmes on media relations. The team works with communications and media officers in our country programmes and other WaterAid federation members in Australia, Canada, Sweden, Japan and the United States.
The team is composed of a Global Head of Media, a PR Manager, a Global News Manager, a Celebrity Manager and four Senior Media Officers. Senior Media Officers work across both PR and news projects, from fundraising appeals and work with celebrity ambassadors to our research reports, policy findings and campaigning moments - all in support of WaterAid's mission to ensure everyone, everywhere has clean water, basic sanitation and good hygiene.
As our creative and ambitious Senior Media Officer, you will provide expert media handling advice and to carry out media work, including protection and promotion of WaterAid reputation and issues in the media, both in the UK and internationally.
In this role, you will drive, develop and implement media strategies to achieve organisational communications objectives, including fundraising appeals, celebrity support, advocacy campaigns and policy work and key corporate partnerships both proactively and reactively as appropriate.
To be successful, you'll need:
WaterAid benefits include:
We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.
Salary: £33,000 with excellent benefits
Applications will close one minute before midnight on 30 June 2019. Availability for interview is required w/c 8 July 2019.
WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in the course of its work and will conduct appropriate pre-employment referencing and checks. WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.