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Media Manager

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A new and exciting opportunity working at The Disabilities Trust as a Media Manager! Are you a passionate, accomplished communicator, able to build a conversation across multiple channels and use communications to create change and spark debate? We are looking for someone to work with the Director of Communications and The Foundation to deliver high quality media relations and social media activity, building a consistent message across different channels and managing the Trust’s reputation with key stakeholders. We need someone who can proactively build a strong narrative for the Trust, and its activities, and to seek all opportunities of ‘telling its story’, regionally and nationally, and building our presence across all multiple platforms. Do you have: • Proven experience and knowledge of managing media relations and social media activity to wide and varied audiences in a complex organisation? • Sound understanding of the effectiveness of various communications channels and the ability to translate complex information into meaningful communications? • Clear knowledge and experience of developing and delivering crisis communications systems and responses? • Demonstrable experience developing and delivering proactive media relations and social media activity and implementing and evaluating multi-channel media and content strategies? If this sounds like you, this could be the new challenge you are looking for. Benefits include: • A salary of up to £35,000 DOE • 38 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) • Excellent training and support • Group life assurance • Eye voucher scheme • Long service and staff awards • Free parking • Nationwide employee staff discounts including discounted gym membership, eating out and shopping. Location: We can be flexible about location, as this is a national role, but some attendance at our Burgess Hill office would be expected. Hours: 35 hour per week. Please note, this role is currently a nine months FTC. If this position sounds of interest to you, apply with your CV to [email protected] Please Note: This post is subject to a DBS check and references. The Disabilities Trust is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive organisation. It’s a place where we recognise, celebrate and live our values which includes offering a range of inclusive employment policies and staff engagement forums to support employees from all backgrounds.

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