Plan International UK, Senior Media Officer

£40,040 per annum
01 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Plan International UK is a global children’s charity. We work to give every child the same chance in life.

Our Communications Unit comprises teams covering media, digital, events and brand and marketing. help bring to life Plan’s international and UK policy, programming and fundraising work.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, dynamic media team. We’re raising awareness of issues that affect children, especially girls, all over the world, and we’re making girls’ voices heard with successful campaigns on issues like street harassment, period poverty, trafficking and sexual exploitation.

We’re looking for an experienced media professional who can tell compelling news stories, create engaging content and build effective relationships with senior journalists.

In the role you will have the chance to lead on raising the profile of our international development policy work, using your expertise to develop creative strategies that enable us to reach new audiences.

You’ll have previously worked in a busy national press team and/or in a news/media organisation, preferably (though not exclusively) with a government department, international NGO or other international relations focus.

Through this experience, you will have built and developed fruitful relationships with appropriate contacts at influential media outlets, successful identified and pitched stories, and written engaging, accurate and concise copy with a media focus.

For further information please review the job profile found in the 'Supporting documents' section below.

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Deadline for applications: 9:00am on Friday 16 November 2018

Interviews: Wednesday 5 December 2018

Due to the nature of our work with children, we follow rigorous child protection policies and procedures in our recruitment process. As a result, some of our roles are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from joining us as an employee or volunteer; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences.

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