Email: | Tel: 01227 639768

Tel: 01227 639768

Media and Public Relations Officer

Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire (Hybrid) London

Salary expectation: £33,469

Application deadline: Thu 30th November

This is a full-time role

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic media relations specialist to join the Strategic Communications team and contribute to some of the biggest stories in health and research. You will help raise the profile of arthritis and the charity via news and current affairs across the UK. A key responsibility will be securing impactful media coverage that supports our influencing and campaigning objectives.

You’ll be a key member of the Income and Engagement Directorate, the team that inspires people to give their money, their time and their voice to make a difference to people with arthritis.

About the role

This role will help build understanding of the issues affecting people with arthritis in line with high-profile and impactful news and PR coverage, via a programme of media targeting and journalist engagement. Working with teams and colleagues across the charity, including Policy, Public Affairs, Campaigns and Research, the role will maximise coverage and reach through combining news, PR, and social media tactics.

As part of the Press Office, you will participate in the out-of-hours and reactive rota – spotting opportunities, responding to daily media enquiries, engaging with journalists and reacting quickly and confidently to developing issues and breaking news.

Deadline: Thu 30th November