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Reference: 71070

Date Added: 15 May 2019
Closing Date: 2 June 2019

Job Title: Media Relations Manager

Working For: Marine Conservation Society, a client of Webrecruit

Location: London

Salary: Up to £31,700 DOE

Job Details

We are the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) and we are at the heart of the movement to save the oceans, never more determined to create the actions that will make change happen for the future.

Mainstream media is supporting marine conservation with such intensity, and public awareness of the threats to the ocean is at unprecedented levels. MCS’s messages about our seas are now high on the agendas of policymakers. As positive and encouraging all this is, the fight is far from over. The stakes are high, so we cannot leave the future of our seas to chance.

We need an engaging and PR savvy individual to join us as Media Relations Manager to promote MCS to external audiences through broadcast, written media activities, external publications and content via digital communications.

**What you'll need:**
An eye for a story! You’ll have lots of examples showcasing your skill and style for writing articles, press releases and statements for a variety of audiences.
A proven ability to prepare well-written press releases & sell-in to the media, resulting in high levels of media take-up
Insight into the workings of the media and journalism, with the know-how to get media take-up and the widest reach for our content.
Great people skills.
An up-to-date and active understanding of news values.

**Got what it takes?**
The ability to work accurately and calmly under pressure, and stay responsive to changing deadlines and opportunities.
Comfortable working at a fast-pace, effectively managing your own workload and the expectations of stakeholders making requests.
An excellent standard of grammar and language.
An adaptable and positive outlook.
A desire to be part of an organisation with ambitious aims to make changes for the marine environment.

MCS is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Permanent, full-time

https://www.webrecruit.co.uk/job-seekers/job-details/?id=2AFPP

Closing Date: 2 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: Monday 10th June 2019 (2nd interviews potentially 17 June 2019)

Application Details

Please apply via the link below:

https://fusion.webrecruit.co.uk/JobSeeker/ApplyOnline?jobid=41924&boardid=1778 

Website: https://www.mcsuk.org

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