Events Comms Lead

Comic Relief
Vauxhall, London
£46,000 - £50,000pa
12 February 2018
13 March 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Events Comms Lead
£46,000 - £50,000pa
Vauxhall, London 
Ref: TRBC12

At Comic Relief we deliver two of the UK's largest fundraising campaigns in Red Nose Day and Sport Relief. Thanks to the support of so many amazing people we are able to deliver real and lasting change by tackling the root causes of poverty and social injustice. We are now looking for a communications professional to work on developing our PR strategy for local and national media, with a special focus on Comic Relief events. Could that be you?
As Events Communications Lead you will plan and build communication and branding campaigns aimed at maximising the profile of our partnerships in the local and national media. We will look to you to generate substantial traditional and social media coverage around the initiatives we deliver including launch events, new projects funded and profiling partners. You will be involved in organising events and stunts, turning speaking opportunities into reality or thinking of new ways we can make the media and public aware of what we do. You will also field media interest as well as promote our work through various channels.
Currently you are likely to be in a PR agency or in-house Senior Press Officer. Your PR experience will cover delivering high profile media campaigns in the national media for with major UK or global consumer facing brands and companies with a good reputation. Effective at building relationships, you will enjoy working in a collaborative environment and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will also be adept at recognising the hook that creates an engaging story. You will be results focussed and comfortable meeting deadlines too.
If you have the skills we are looking for please apply online via the link.
Comic Relief positively welcomes, and seeks to ensure we achieve, diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people and we will guarantee a first stage interview to all disabled applicants who sufficiently demonstrate in their application how they meet the essential criteria for the job as outlined on the person specification of the job description.
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