Media Engagement Manager

Closing date:
23/09/2019
Salary:
£44,264 inc London weighting
Hours:
35
Location:
Stratford, East London
Contract :
6 months (initially) with scope to extend

About the role

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

This is an exciting and varied role for a Media Engagement Manager who would relish the opportunity to work right across the media – from driving our engagement work with programme makers and influencing producers working on soaps, dramas and documentaries to develop mental health stories with real impact and accuracy. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about the power of the media to influence public opinion, and is equally happy juggling busy news days with managing longer term projects.

You’ll be an experienced events and project manager who can oversee the showcase annual Mind Media Awards, requiring a high degree of logistical expertise and ability to manage complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

You’ll have strong news judgement, confidence in your ability to spot an opportunity to promote Mind’s work and use your influencing skills to deal both proactively and reactively with journalists.

You’ll oversee the work of the Media Advisory Service and lead the development and delivery of the Mind Media Awards and play a prominent role in the media management group that drives all our Media and PR activity.

In addition to news and media relations skills, strong experience of major events /project leadership a good understanding of mental health issues would be a definite advantage.

Closing Date: Midday on Monday 23rd September 2019

Interview Date: TBC

How to apply

To apply for this post, please complete the documents below and email them to us, stating the vacancy job title and reference number 19-109

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