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PR Manager

  • Date Posted:8 June 2024
  • Employer:Dogs Trust
  • Location:London, UK
  • Workplace:Hybrid
  • Specialism:PR
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Salary:£42,000 - £43,500 GBP / Year
  • Applications have closed

A fantastic opportunity to work in a busy, high-performing public relations team at the UK’s largest dog welfare charity. We’re looking for a brilliant, pro-active PR manager who is enthusiastic about managing a small team and generating amazing media coverage for the charity.

About the Job:

As a PR manager you will:

  • Work with the Head of Public Relations and alongside one other PR Manager to manage and oversee the public relations function, with line management responsibility for a one PR Officer and the PR Assistant
  • Lead on stand-alone PR stories and be a PR lead for integrated campaigns,
  • Manage the press office function and media relations. Ensuring we respond to media in a timely, helpful fashion.
  • Create a media contact programme framework to which the whole team will contribute and ensure team members are taking ownership and responsibility for their own areas of it.
  • Measure our impact, learn from every project, and contribute to our culture of continuous improvement.

About You:

We’re looking for a confident manager who has experience of motivating a team. You’ll have significant experience of leading successful PR-driven stories, projects and campaigns, as well as experience of managing a press office function and media relations programme. The role requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, and proven ability to be highly organised, managing your own workload and that of the team.

We’re looking for strong stakeholder management experience, as well as experience of managing budgets and agencies. You will be creative, flexible, passionate about the cause and about delivering exciting, impactful work.

About Dogs Trust:

We love dogs. That’s why we do whatever we can to make sure every four-legged friend gets the love they deserve. We’ll never put a healthy dog down, so our work is focused on helping dogs in need, supporting owners every step of the walk, and creating a better world for dogs in the future. It’s what we’ve been doing since 1891 and how we’ve grown to become the UK’s leading dog charity, helping 12,000 loyal friends find their forever homes every year.

About the team:

The PR team sits within the Comms and Digital directorate. Communications and Digital plays a central role at Dogs Trust. We help people to know, love and understand the charity and take action to support the charity’s work. We use our understanding of Dogs Trust and audience need to produce impactful and creative on-brand communications, liaising with the media and celebrities, and engaging directly with our supporters. We also play a crucial role in evolving the digital supporter experience and use our internal communications expertise to communicate key messages to employees across Dogs Trust.

To apply for this position please click the APPLY NOW button. Our application process requires you submit a CV and a cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for the role. 

Dogs are incredibly diverse, much like the humans that love them! At Dogs Trust we value diversity and we’re committed to fostering an inclusive culture.  We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, and cultures and believe that a diverse workforce helps us to achieve our mission. Our colleague networks give our people a voice acting as vehicles for real and meaningful change within Dogs Trust.  We truly want to see every candidate shine throughout the entire job application process, interview stages, and during their time with us. If there’s anything on your mind or any adjustments you may need, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Feel free to send us an email at jobs@dogstrust.org.uk. We’re here to support you every step of the way.

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