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Media and PR Officer


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35 hours per week (open to flexible working requests)

£26,329 per annum if based outside of London or £29,209 if London based

Remote working with occasional travel required

The Children’s Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We transform the hopes and happiness of young people facing abuse, exploitation and neglect 

This role sits within our Engagement and Income Directorate, which works to build awareness of and engagement with The Children's Society and the work that we do. Your role will be to act a a member of the high performing media team, helping to shape the national and local conversation about children and young people and the support that so many urgently need.

We are currently looking for a talented and motivated individual to join our dynamic, ambitious team. 

A key part of this role will be your ability to craft messages and copy for a wide variety of audiences on often complex and emotive topics. You'll work with colleagues, journalists and supporters to engage political decision makers, potential supporters and professional audiences with our calls for change and action.

In order to be successful in this role, you must have: 

Significant experience of developing and maintaining good relationships with a range of media
Experience of initiating and planning media campaigns
Experience of advising colleagues on media planning and approaches
Experience of preparing spokespeople for interview

The Children's Society transforms the hopes and happiness of young people facing abuse, exploitation and neglect. We take inspiration from the courage and hope we see in young people every day, fuelling our belief that a good childhood is something every young person deserves.​

We fight for hope by deeply understanding the needs of young people, supporting them through their most serious life challenges. And we campaign tirelessly for the big social changes that will transform the wellbeing of young people, striving to improve the lives of those who need hope most.​

Driven by hope and working alongside young people and supporters, we will not rest until together, step-by-step, we’ve created a society built for all children.

The Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.  We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

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