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Reference: 71548

Date Added: 19 June 2019
Closing Date: 21 July 2019

Job Title: Senior Press Officer

Working For: YMCA England & Wales

Location: London

Salary: £38,788 per annum

Job Details

YMCA England & Wales is looking to recruit a Senior Press Officer to lead on and support its press and campaign activities.

Working within the Policy, Research, Communications and International team, the Senior Press Officer will lead on responding to all media and broadcast enquiries; producing relevant communications and media materials for use; proactively generating and selling in news and feature ideas that can positively promote the work of YMCA. The role will also involve regular monitoring and evaluation of levels of media coverage.

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience of working within a media environment, successfully securing regular news, features and consumer coverage across UK media – print, online and broadcast. The successful candidate will also be experienced in developing a wide range of targeted communication materials and a strong record of managing media and communications campaigns. Possessing excellent written and oral communication skills the post holder will be able to work in a busy environment, balancing competing priorities and deadlines.

YMCA is the largest and oldest youth charity in the world, helping more than 65 million people across 120 countries. Across England and Wales, YMCAs operate in more than 740 different communities and, support almost 230,000 young people with accommodation, training and education, health and wellbeing, support and advice and family work. YMCA England & Wales is the national council of YMCAs in England and Wales.

Closing Date: 21 July 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place during the week commencing 29th July.

Application Details

Applications can be made via https://ymca.current-vacancies.com/Jobs/Advert/1578706?cid=1821&s=False&t=Senior-Press-Officer&l=London

Website: http://ymca.org.uk

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