The Media Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the press office, ensuring opportunities to promote and engage with a range of media are delivered. This role will also take on discrete projects of media work, some at short notice, as specific opportunities arise to further promote the work of the charity. There will be significant work liaising with the wider organisation to ensure coordinated responses at national and local level in line with the charity’s strategic goals.
You will report to the Head of Media & PR and must have experience of managing a busy press office. The post holder is the first point of contact for journalist enquiries and responsible for coordinating responses which deliver against the charity’s strategic objectives to encourage HIV testing and ensure accurate portrayals of HIV in the media.
You will need to quickly get up to speed on the key issues relating to HIV and sexual health to ensure our continued position as a key thought leader.
You will also be responsible for leading on and supporting the development of proactive, integrated media campaigns to support the charity’s work with clear aims, objectives and key messages. This includes leading on our work with case studies, developing the current database and maintaining strong and supportive relationships with those whose stories we share.
You will also oversee the day-to-day management of the charity’s social media channels and the Press Office inbox. The Media Manager is also required to take part in the team’s out of hours rota.
Interviews for this role are scheduled for Tuesday 18th May 2021.
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