Date Added: 12 October 2017
: 10 November 2017
Job Title: Mencap Press Officer
Working For: Royal Mencap Society
The media is a vital channel for Mencap to reach our key stakeholder audiences, help raise awareness and challenge negative perceptions about learning disability and influence opinion formers and decision makers.
This is a critically important role and we will be looking for someone creative that can bring new ideas and fresh thinking as we devise and implement Mencap’s media strategy through pro-active campaigns, spotlighting our vital range of services, various forms of fundraising activity. Our underlying aim is always to give people with a learning disability a greater voice in the media.
As a Mencap press officer, you will be responsible for front-line media engagement, creating media plans, writing press releases, statements and articles, briefing and training spokespeople, building relationships with journalists, looking to develop and exploit media opportunities and respond professionally and robustly to press enquiries.
For more information on this role follow this link: https://jobs.mencap.org.uk/vacancies/10612/press-officer--london.html
Closing Date: 10 November 2017
Interview Date:15th and 20th November (2 stages)
To apply for this role follow the instructions found in the below link: https://jobs.mencap.org.uk/vacancies/10612/press-officer--london.html