Media & Communications Manager

Money Advice Trust
London (Central), London (Greater)
£37,500 - £40,000 DOE Plus Benefits
05 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Media & Communications Manager 
London, EC4V 

Are you an innovative Media & Communications Manager looking to make a positive difference with a fresh-thinking charity? Do you have an excellent news sense, keen interest in current affairs and a soft spot for social media? If so, we’d love to hear from you. 

About Us: 

Money Advice Trust provides free information, advice and resources to help people successfully manage their finances. With demand for money advice consistently outstripping supply, finding more efficient ways of helping people is at the heart of our work. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your strategic communications expertise and play an integral role in driving the success of an exciting not-for-profit’s services. 

Your Benefits: 

- Salary of £37,500 - £40,000 Dependent on Experience 
- Generous pension 
- Childcare vouchers 
- DIS 
- Duvet days – take 1 day off per quarter as short notice holiday 
- 26 days’ holiday plus 3 days off between Christmas and New Year and Bank Holidays 

It’s an exciting time to join Money Advice Trust as we continue to increase the number of people we serve over the next three years. We’re focusing on how we can help more people, more effectively and we’re achieving this by realising the benefits of recent investments in technology and the in-house capabilities we have built. 

Fostering a collaborative culture that values being balanced, supportive and innovative, we will provide you with the freedom to make a real impact and become a driving force behind our strategies. 

What’s more, we believe that hard work should be recognised and rewarded. Here at Money Advice Trust, employees nominate each other for awards each quarter and we award staff with points which can be spent in our online catalogue. 

Your Role: 

As the Media & Communications Manager, you will plan and deliver effective media and communications strategies to raise awareness of Money Advice Trust’s services. 

In this high-profile role, you’ll promote our National Debtline and Business Debtline services, as well as supporting the Trust’s influencing and public affairs strategy. 

You will deliver our annual programme of events and play a key role in our broader stakeholder engagement work. 

Specifically, you will: 

- Manage the Press Office 
- Line manage the Digital Communications Officer 
- Support the charity’s influencing, policy and public affairs work 
- Ensure that our social media, digital marketing and online stakeholder engagement work is fully integrated into the communications plan 
- Draft speeches for the Chief Executive and our ambassadors 

About You: 

To join this small and highly motivated team, you will need: 

- Experience of running an effective press office function 
- Some experience in a line management role 
- A commitment to delivering organisational strategies and plans and achieving KPIs 
- A degree and/or experience of working in a media and communications role 

Ideally, you will have a professional qualification in PR or communications, such as a CIPR. Experience of managing external agencies would also be beneficial. 

Other organisations may call this role PR Manager, Marketing Manager, Marketing Communications Manager, Senior Communications Executive or Marketing Campaign Manager. 

We’re eager to hear from candidates who have held the title of Media Communications Manager, Campaign Manager, Public Affairs Manager, or Press Relations Manager. 

Webrecruit and Money Advice Trust are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be. 

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