• Media & Campaigns Manager
  • Permanent
  • City of London, London
  • £30961 - £36415 per annum USD / Year
  • Salary: £30961 - £36415 per annum
  • Consultant: Alice Wood
  • Contact Number: 020 7939 7439
  • Expiry Date: 2024-06-23

Are you a talented campaigns and media specialist keen to develop high impact campaigns that amplify and maximise the voice of an organisation that has a big impact on the lives of people who need advice?

Charity People is delighted to be partnering with AdviceUK at a time of investment within their team, and is leading on the recruitment of a Media and Campaigns Manager to join their talented, flexible and welcoming team.

Reporting to the Head of Policy and Public Affairs, as Media and Campaigns Manager you will create campaigns, partnerships and content that have innovation at their heart and support the organisation’s advocacy goals. You’ll work in close collaboration with the Marketing Communications team to grow reach and engagement across communication channels, delivering campaigns that mobilise support and leverage media opportunities.

Salary: £30,961 plus Regional Weighting (£4,454 in London). All staff also receive £600 per year work from home allowance.
Contract: Permanent position, 35 hours per week with part time (four days/28 hours) and job share options considered
Location: Remote home based role with a small amount of office time four days per year to staff days, plus some travel for meetings as and when required for your role. This is a national role and we encourage applicants from across the UK to apply.

Benefits include: 20 days of annual leave, increasing by a day each year (to a maximum of 5 additional days) plus 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year, home working allowance, 6% pension contribution plan, two days volunteering days per year, season ticket and bicycle loan scheme

Key responsibilities within this role will be as follows:

  • Develop and implement effective campaigns to raise awareness and drive action on priority issues for AdviceUK, including the effective delivery and evaluation of the #AdviceSaves campaign that includes Advice Week
  • Work with the Marketing and Communication Manager to build engagement with members in support of campaigns and advocacy work, including developing social media strategies
  • Alongside Policy and Public Affairs colleagues, deliver high-quality communications products including media articles, reports, blogs, presentations, web and social media content that communicate complex messages clearly and effectively to stakeholders
  • Manage media and campaign areas of the website, creating regular, engaging and evidence-based content
  • Devise and deliver a media strategy to secure coverage which advances AdviceUK’s strategic objectives and ensures a diverse and inclusive approach
  • Identify and produce engaging stories for a wide range of national, sector and local media across England, Wales and Scotland, and work with colleagues internally to communicate this content across channels
  • Use a range of material to support this media communications activity including press releases, website content, video, animation, graphics, case studies and media briefings
  • Work with Policy and Public Affairs colleagues to ensure effective communication of policy positions in responses to the media, opinion pieces and features and briefings for journalists
  • Develop constructive relationships with journalists across the national and sector media, working with them to place proactive stories and briefing them on latest AdviceUK activity
  • Support reputation management for AdviceUK and develop and maintain public position statements for key issues, advising and supporting AdviceUK staff where appropriate

We’d love to hear from individuals with the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience within a media and campaigning role
  • Ability to create multi-channel integrated campaigns with a strong eye for developing content that supports calls for action
  • Experience of delivering media strategies that deliver news and features coverage
  • Ideally some understanding of the social welfare advice sector
  • Well-developed stakeholder relationship management experience, including of nurturing positive relationships with journalists, and of working in partnership to deliver joint campaigns
  • Experience of media communication planning, monitoring and evaluations in order to support decision making and improve engagement and impact
  • Experience and expertise in translating evidence, data and research into compelling media-friendly content for a range of channels

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 23rd June
Interview date:
week commencing 1st July. Interviews will be held in person at AdviceUK’s London office with travel costs reimbursed

If you’re interested in hearing more about this opportunity, please send your CV to Alice at Charity People in the first instance.

Charity People and actively promotes equality, diversity, and inclusion. We match charity needs with skills and experience of candidates, irrespective of age, disability (including hidden disabilities), gender, gender identity or gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sexual orientation. We do this because we know greater diversity will lead to even greater results for the charities we work with.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applications.

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