Tearfund Greater London, UK
Apr 15, 2019Permanent
Would you like to use your PR and media skills to boost exciting projects working to tackle global poverty? Tearfund is looking for a PR and Media Officer to work with Tearfund Ambassadors and fundraising team, to achieve high-quality media coverage and raise awareness of issues of relief and development in line with Tearfund's strategic priorities. Working alongside the Fundraising Media Officer and reporting to the Public Relations Manager, you will be responsible for generating positive press coverage around our Ambassador work and key fundraising campaigns. You will also play a key role in strengthening relationships with our Ambassadors and public figures by supporting events, campaigns and appeals. You'll have strong PR skills with a solid understanding of the UK media, along with experience of relationship management or working with high-profile people and excellent organisational skills. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to use their media experience, PR skills and ability to build relationships to support our Ambassador strategy and ensure that our life-changing work gets the coverage it deserves in the media. Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency and has been working around the world for more than 50 years. We partner through the church and other locally-based organisations to respond to where the need is greatest, helping communities to lift themselves out of poverty. Applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs. The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.