Senior Media Officer

£32,000 per year plus £3000 (if London office-based) OR plus £450 per year (if home-based)
Full time, 35 hours per week
Flexible Location - Office-based or home-based
Permanent contract

Cystic Fibrosis Trust is at a key turning point in our ambition that every person with cystic fibrosis can live a life without limits.

As Senior Media Officer you will be responsible for increasing awareness of cystic fibrosis and Cystic Fibrosis Trust through effective working within the media landscape and the delivery of high-profile media coverage for key campaigns. You will take the lead on fundraising campaigns and communicating our scientific research strategy, as well as proactively identifying and developing stories and pitching these to national and regional media. You will also act as the main point of contact for press and media enquiries.

We offer a flexible working approach and supportive team environment, and you will have the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a busy team for future personal growth and development in communications and media management.

We also offer a range of benefits, flexible working, plus opportunities for learning and development.

Closing date for completed applications: 5pm on Friday 24 June 2022.

Interviews expected: TBC

Please note: you will need to have the right to work in the UK before starting work for us and we will check this.

How to apply

Take a look at the full job description, then complete and send us:

•    the application form
•    the equal opportunities form
•    your up-to-date CV
•    a covering letter detailing your relevant experience

Send your application to:

The equal opportunities form will be separated from your application form prior to the selection process.

Cystic Fibrosis Trust welcomes applications from candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from people with cystic fibrosis, disabled people, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic and LGBTQI+ candidates.

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