This charity supports blind and vision-impaired men and women offering a range of services to enable them to retain their independence. They believe that no one who has served their country should battle blindness alone.
They are currently looking for an experienced public and media relations executive to join their Brand & Marketing team to communicate the brand and key messages, increase awareness and understanding and to help achieve their marketing objectives.
As PR & Communications Executive, you will: - Support the PR Manager to develop and implement the Communications strategy and PR plans. - Research and write press releases and contribute to in-house newsletters and publications. - Liaise with and answer questions from the media and other organisations. - Create and respond to social media activity, in liaison with digital colleagues. - Measure the impact of media and digital communications activity, producing reports as required. - Attend PR events and co-ordinate press activity.
As the ideal candidate, you will be resourceful and proactive with the ability to influence, persuade and engage a range of internal and external stakeholders. Experienced in PR and media relations you will be adept at dealing with sensitive issues and writing engaging press releases.
Closing Date: Wednesday 14 November 2018 at 5.00pm
Interviews: To be confirmed
Should they receive a high volume of interest, they may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.