Salary: £45,217 – £50,807 Per Annum (Pro Rota’d), Working from Home Allowance of £312 per annum, London Allowance of £3,600 (if applicable)
Contract: Permanent, part-time – 21 hours per week
Location: Home Based
Closing date: 8th February
Hours: This is a part time/job share role, working 21 hours per week, Wednesday to Friday.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
This is an opportunity for an experienced media professional to play a vital role in leading our award winning media team. You will lead high profile, creative, and impactful media campaigns ensuring dementia is getting the attention it deserves in the national media and helping to maintain our position as the leading dementia charity.
This is a pivotal moment in time for dementia and the role that the media team plays is central to raising awareness and breaking down stigma surrounding dementia. You will work across research, influencing, brand, income, services and innovation projects in this rewarding and varied role.
This role will job share with one other national Senior Media Manager, working closely with two further national Senior Media Managers, one regional Senior Media Manager and reporting into the Head of Media. You will also work alongside the Senior Social Media Manager and Senior Celebrity & Ambassador Manager, as well as a range of colleagues across the organisation.
You will have solid experience as a media professional, with a good understanding of the media landscape, strong media relationships, and a track record of securing impactful proactive and reactive media coverage.
You will have strong leadership skills and make a valuable contribution to the day to day running of our busy press office as well as support the development of our team and individuals within it.You will be a strong communicator with the experience working with, and influencing, senior colleagues.
You will be ambitious and tenacious with a good attention to detail. You will be committed and inspire those around you to be the best they can be, ensuring that through our media work we achieve positive outcomes for people affected by dementia.
At Alzheimer’s Society, we believe passionately that life doesn’t end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.
Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.
We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.
Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.
Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.
We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer’s Society.
We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.