Media Strategy Manager
Salary: £36,994 - £39,192 per annum + London Weighting and good range of benefits
Contract: Full-time, Permanent
Based: London (with regular travel to Milton Keynes Head Office)
World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.
Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.
Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.
Do you live and breathe the media and know how to use it to make things happen?
We’re looking for a media strategy manager with the experience, drive and creativity to take our media operation to a new level. Someone who can help set an agenda, lead debate and deliver tangible outcomes.
World Vision helps millions of vulnerable children across the world. Tens of thousands of people in the UK support our work.We need you to develop and manage our media strategy to engage audiences and create a powerful voice to influence government, church and development partners.
You’ll know how to achieve cut-through on news stories. You’ll know when to pitch thought-provoking comment on global development matters. You’ll know where to place features that raise concern about issues - like violence, poverty and natural disasters - that destroy childhoods.
You’ll need to react quickly tothe news agenda,spot media opportunities and craft effective interventions. You’ll need to work collaboratively across the organisation and manage a media officer. And you’ll need to build strong relationships with journalists and take them out to report on our projects overseas.
Think you can do it?
As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.
In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension and generous holiday entitlement.
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Please upload your CV and covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.
Closing date for applications: 9th January 2019
Interview dates: w/c 21st January 2019
World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer and this role requires the post holder to have an active Christian faith as an occupational requirement
As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.