Media Officer

  • Up to £40,000
  • Greater London
  • Contract

3Search are currently working with a charity to hire a Media Officer. This role will be joining a small team with a big international mission. This is a fully remote role, but there is an option to meet in a WeWork space once every two weeks in central London. This position will handle the media/social media tracking system and respond to press enquiries received by telephone and email, acting as a guardian of the charity’s reputation by providing professional, articulate, and appropriate responses promptly. 

This is a short-term 3-month contract therefore experience is essential to come in and hit the ground running. Our client is looking for a Media Officer, who can handle the media tracking system and has an eye for identifying opportunities. Who is highly organised and can evaluate media coverage with ease, including the dissemination of daily and weekly news summaries. The ideal candidate needs to be available between 2pm - 6pm GMT to work with the international offices. 

Importantly, the main body of work is handling media requests for interviews, statements etc reactively. And also, importantly, working proactively to try to secure more coverage for the charity.

  • Experience of handling a media/social media tracking system, Meltwater ideally.
  • Deliver press and media activity – identifying opportunities for press coverage, writing press releases and build relationships with the media.
  • Collect a range of performance indicators and qualitative feedback to monitor and evaluate the impact of the media activities.
  • Generate content in respect of press releases, biographies, coverage for events, briefing notes, articles, speeches and other drafting, as appropriate.
  • Produce high-quality press releases with accuracy, succinctness, and speed.
  • Manage the monitoring, dissemination and evaluation of media coverage, including dissemination of daily and weekly news summaries.

CV and criteria:

  • Charity is not essential but experience in handling a tracking system is, ideally Meltwater.
  • Able to work between 2 – 6PM (GMT).
  • Experience of working in a Media Officer post.

3Search’s customer care and unrivalled marketing expertise will supercharge your marketing career. We are dedicated to promoting equality of opportunity for all employees and job applicants.

Abigail Wager Senior Manager

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