Media Manager

Job Description

Join a Healthcare Charity in Central London as our new Media Manager! This is a permanent role with a hybrid working arrangement. As the Media Manager, you will need to have a strong media background and experience in managing a team. You should have established relationships with journalists and the ability to promote positive news about the organization while handling press inquiries. Ideally, you should also have experience in the charity, health, or public sector.

In this role, you will take charge of our press office activities to enhance the organization's national media presence. You will respond publicly and promptly when necessary to defend the organization's reputation. Additionally, you will provide guidance and supervision to junior members of the press office, with the potential for future line-management responsibilities.

Your responsibilities will also include writing and editing content for both internal and external audiences. This includes op-eds for national newspapers and trade titles, as well as our weekly email newsletter and magazine. You will offer strategic advice and briefings to senior spokespeople and the executive management team, ensuring that key policies are promoted, risks are highlighted, and accurate and consistent messages are communicated.

To be successful in this role, you should have solid media experience, experience in line management, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Previous experience in the charity, health, or public sector would be highly beneficial.

We are offering a competitive salary of £54,570 per annum for this permanent position. You will have the flexibility of a hybrid working arrangement, with 2 days spent on-site.

If you are looking for a fulfilling role in a fantastic Charity with a wide range of day-to-day responsibilities, don't hesitate to apply now!

10 Interview Questions You Might Get Asked

These are questions that we think might come up at some point during the interview process. It's worth prepping answers for the questions below, as well as other key areas you think will be important to secure the role.

  • Can you tell us about your experience in media management?
  • Have you had any experience in line management? If so, can you elaborate?
  • How have you built relationships with journalists in the past?
  • Have you had any experience promoting positive news about an organization?
  • Can you provide an example of how you have handled press inquiries in the past?
  • Have you worked in the charity, health, or public sector before?
  • What responsibilities did you have in your previous role as a Media Manager?
  • Can you give an example of a challenging situation you faced as a Media Manager and how you resolved it?
  • What kind of material have you written and edited for internal and external audiences?
  • How do you approach providing strategic advice and briefings to senior spokespeople and executive management teams?

5 Questions You Could Ask

Based on the job description above, here are 5 questions we think you could ask during your interview. Use them as a guide to help you write your own questions.

Remember: Always have at least 5 questions prepared for the interview. If you do not, you run the risk of looking unprepared.

  • Can you tell me more about the organization's current national media profile and how you envision it being further raised?
  • What are some examples of press enquiries that I may need to react to, and how would you like me to handle them?
  • Could you provide more details about the line management responsibilities for this role?
  • What kind of material will I be expected to write and edit for internal and external audiences?
  • Can you give me an example of a key policy that I may be asked to identify and promote, and how I would ensure accurate and consistent messaging?
Job Location
Job Data

Company: Morgan Law

Location: The City

Posted: 2023-11-04 00:00:00

Salary: £54570/annum

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Job Type: permanent

FT or PT: full_time

Category: Marketing / advertising / PR

Latitude: 51.515618

Longitude: -0.091998

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