Media & Communications Officer, part time – 4 days per week

Location London
Flex Type Part Time
Role Basis Contract / Interim
Salary £33,500 pro rata (£26,800 actual) + benefits
Company Business Disability Forum

Business Disability Forum is the leading business membership organisation in disability inclusion. Our Communications and Marketing team is working hard to attract more businesses to join us as Members, to increase uptake of our events, products and services, and to help us to become more well-known for our policy work, research and campaigns.

If you want to play a part in creating a more disability inclusive society, have experience working in a media relations role, and a good eye for a story, come and join our busy, friendly team as part-time Media and Communications Officer.

We are looking for someone who already loves working in media relations, but who can also support broader communications activity. If you have a can-do attitude, the tenacity to pursue media coverage, and great attention to detail, we’d love to hear from you.

The majority of this role will focus on developing and delivering proactive and reactive print, online and broadcast media relations campaigns to promote the benefits of disability inclusion, our membership, products, services and policy work to businesses and policymakers. You would also plan and write content for multiple platforms.

You will have:

  • Experience of media relations with a proven track record at officer level.
  • Experience selling in stories to journalists with the motivation to keep going and follow up.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience writing content for a range of audiences and channels.
  • A flexible approach.

This new part-time role (4 days, Monday and Friday required), is based in our Communications and Marketing Team (6 people) and will work closely with our Media Consultant.

We offer opportunities for flexible working, including variable start and finish times, hybrid or remote working. Most staff work an average of two days a week in our office in London Bridge, London, SE1

For full details on the role and to make an application, please click “APPLY NOW”

Closing date for applications: 28 April 2024.
First interviews are planned for the week commencing 7th & 9th May 2024.
Second interviews are likely to take place in the week commencing 13 May 2024.

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