[Job] Macmillan Cancer Support, Media & PR Officer p/t, ??28k pro rata (??11,362), clos 2 Aug #scicomm jobs

Macmillan Cancer Support has recently advertised for a ‘Cancer content editor‘ (earlier this month).


Macmillan Cancer Support
Media & PR Officer: Part-Time and Fixed-Term (Maternity Cover) Contract to September 2011

Closing date: 02/08/2010
Location: Vauxhall, London
Salary: ??11,362 pa (pro-rata of ??28,000 for 14 hrs pw) inc London Allowance + Benefits
Reference: MAC-P-00392

Keen to join our multi-award winning team in working to improve the lives of people affected by cancer? Proactive and equipped with the skills to push our campaigns into the wider world of consumer media?

This challenging role is vital to our ability to increase awareness and generate support, making it essential that you have a background of proactive work in PR or journalism, the sensitivity to interview case studies, and the ability to turn their experiences into attention-grabbing media stories.

So, we need you to demonstrate an extensive network of media contacts, an excellent grasp of how consumer media works, rock-solid writing skills and the ability to turn a policy campaign call into a creative feature-worthy angle. Why? Because these are the things that will support you in spotting stories and case studies that will achieve national coverage and making unbeatable pitches to a range of different media.

We know that you will see your reward in successfully establishing a record of extensive and appropriate coverage across our target media and in influencing others in line with our agenda. But we also commit to actively developing you and offer a range of benefits including BUPA, life assurance, pension, childcare vouchers, and generous annual leave.

Interview Date: 10 Aug 2010

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