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Reference: 71394

Date Added: 7 June 2019
Closing Date: 19 June 2019

Job Title: External Relations Officer

Working For: a client of Whiton Maynard

Location: London

Salary: £30,000-£37,000 per annum pro-rata (dependent on experience)

Job Details

Please see: https://www.whitonmaynard.com/external-relations-officer.html

Full time / 4 days a week, 6-month contract


Innovative mental health and social welfare programme


In this role you will:

Lead the communications activities of a specific campaign including; creating and managing the creation of compelling and engaging content, managing external consultants, creating and running social media adverts

Generate positive media coverage for the organisation by seeking out and developing story ideas, building relationships with journalists and pitching stories

Provide communications support for a specific six-week Summer event including; generating content to promote the event including high profile speakers, providing briefing support during the event for external visitors and managing an agency to create a film

Contribute to the day-to-day operations of the team including; management of channels (website, social media, digital newsletters) and supporting engagement with officials, politicians and funders.


Significant experience of communications work, including leading projects

Experience of communications strategy/planning, including audience analysis, message development, content planning and scheduling

Demonstrable experience of generating positive media coverage, good knowledge of UK media environment and building relationships with journalists

Experience of digital communications including maintaining and updating websites and building social media communities

Excellent written skills, able to draft communications that reach out to a range of diverse audiences.

Closing Date: 19 June 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Candidates must be able to start on or before 22 July

Application Details

To be considered for this role, please email your CV to tim@whitonmaynard.com

Website: http://whitonmaynard.com

Additional Notes