Press and PR Manager

Press and PR Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Communications, Interim

  • Job Type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    £34,000 - £42,000

  • Contact:

    Jessica Downie

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry Date:


**8 month contract**

VMAGROUP are working with a well-known charity to appoint a Press & PR Manager for initially 8 months, with a potential extension. You will be responsible for leading the operational and day-today management of the Fundraising Press and PR function to help recruit, retain and develop support and income from partners, donors, supporters and fundraisers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the annual fundraising PR plan and raise awareness of key fundraising and corporate partner activity
  • Plan and implement activity to promote the charity’s priority fundraising activities, ensuring the Press Officers develop high-quality strategies and press materials
  • Develop integrated communications and engagement strategies for (but not limited to) key fundraising and corporate partner activity working across the digital, marketing and fundraising teams
  • Manage and support a team of three fundraising Senior Press and PR officers and one Press and PR Officer. Oversee and approve the production of press materials, press releases, statements and briefing materials
  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with journalists, corporate partners

Key requirements:

  • A proven track record of successfully devising, managing and evaluating fundraising PR media, stories and initiatives using a range of tools
  • Significant PR experience in a charity and fundraising setting, or with consumer brands
  • Strong experience managing a team
  •  Impeccable written and verbal communication skills