Media Officer (Memory Walk)

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Location: Flexible across England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Salary: London: £32,908 actual per annum, Fringe: £29,697 actual per annum, National: £28,283 actual per annum

Working Hours: 35 per week

Closing Date: 25 April 2019

Interview Date: Wednesday 1st May 2019

Contact: Tatjana.Trposka@alzheimers.org.uk

Media Officer (Memory Walk)

Reference number:      VAC16095

Office location:            Flexible (London, Birmingham, York, Worthing, Bristol with regular travel to London office)

Area role covers:         National

Contract type:              Fixed Term Contract until 01/11/2019

Interview date:            Wednesday 1st May in London

Please note this role closes at 23:59PM.

Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role

At Alzheimer’s Society, we are more than the sum of what we do. We are also what people feel, believe and know us to be – and what’s why we are passionately committed to communicating effectively with our supporters, the wider public and policy makers to build a dementia movement that inspires people to unite with us and be part of a social movement for change.

Have you got what it takes to build on our success so far? We are looking for a self-motivated and creative media officer to join our award-winning team. The successful candidate will be helping to build and maintain a positive regional media profile for us by promoting our flagship fundraising event Memory Walk.

About you

You will play a key role, as part of the regional media team, in promoting and growing our biggest mass participation fundraising event – Memory Walk – through traditional and digital media. You will possess a great news sense and a flair for placing engaging stories. You must have experience of working with traditional and digital media, excellent communication skills, the ability to plan and deliver results and the desire to work in a fast-paced team committed to making a difference.

Our employees work hard every day to make a true difference in people's lives. We are proud to support them with a range of benefits, recognition and many options for working agilely – all contributing to a strong work/life balance. We also have various learning programmes to support you in your development.

You can visit our Working for Us pages, which give you more information about what it’s like to be an employee at the Society.

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If you’re experiencing problems applying for this role please contact recruitment@alzheimers.org.uk.

Alzheimer’s Society embraces diversity, inclusion and accessibility for all of our people. We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do.

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