[Job] Cancer Research UK, Senior PR Officer, ??30-34k, clos 4 Jan 2011

I spotted a mention of liaising with patients for media stories, also celebrities.

I’ve just posted something admin from CRUK, on applications and awards (their research funding) but previous ones from the charity were:-

* Science Communication Manager, ??35.7-39.7k, clos 29 Nov 2010  

* Snr Science Communications Officer, ??30.7-35.7k clos 26 Oct 2010  

Senior Health Campaigns Officer (21 June 2010) ??30k

Health Evaluation Consultant (1 May 2010) ??39-43k

Press Officer (20 April 2010) ??26k

Statistical Information & Communications Manager (20 March 2010) ??37-40k

Science Press Officer (26 January 2010) ??26k

Ref: 11167

Application Deadline: 04-01-2011
Location: London
Directorate: Communication & Information
Salary: ??30,000 – ??34,000 pa incl.
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Contract

This is a 9 month maternity cover role. This is a great opportunity to join our PR team, where you will write PR plans and write press releases and other media materials to publicise the charity`s campaigns and initiatives.
Interviews will be in the week commencing 10th January 2011.

Details of the role
Senior PR Officer
??30,000 – ??34,000 pa

About the Job
This is a fantastic role for a Senior PR Officer where you will get to plan and execute PR campaigns to support the charity`s income generation activities.

You will work Draft PR plans and write press releases and other media materials to publicise our charity campaigns and initiatives, as well as project manage key campaigns and events.

You`ll regularly receive and respond to media enquiries and advise media spokespeople on PR opportunities.

You`ll have the excitement of devising feature and story ideas and sell-in to national media outlets as well as building relationships with journalists.

Your work will also involve liaison with our celebrity and patient liaison teams to source supporters and case studies for campaigns.

About you
As Senior PR Officer you will come with evidence of a proven track record in consumer PR and excellent knowledge of the media industry, you will use your excellent verbal and written communication skills to plan and execute PR campaigns to support the charity`s income generation activities.

Ability to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines you will also be good at project management.

About us
Cancer Research UK is the world`s largest charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. With a turnover of over ??420 million, financing the work of more than 4,800 researchers, doctors and nurses throughout the UK, our groundbreaking work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer has saved millions of lives.
How to apply
All applications should be made through the button below or at our website through the link: http://jobs.cancerresearchuk.org/
Closing Date: 4th January 2011
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