Media & Public Relations Manager

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Job Type - Jobs in Business Support

Contract Type - Full Time, Temporary

Location - Bath Row, Birmingham, B15 1LZ

Salary - 38,950 per annum

Hours - 35 hours per week

Further raising the profile and enhancing the reputation of our sector-leading organisation during an important phase of our corporate strategy. This is the challenge we’re setting the Media & Public Relations Manager who joins us on a 12 month fixed-term basis.

Working closely with the Director of Communications & External Affairs, you’ll be the driving force behind a proactive media, PR and social media strategy which further enhances our reputation; developing and delivering external communications and high profile projects of strategic importance to our organisation. As line manager to our PR and Social Media Specialist, you’ll work together to ensure that PR and External Affairs activities are effectively planned, measured, monitored and reported to demonstrate the impact and return of investment of your team’s activities.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Our ideal candidate? An experienced media and PR professional with excellent knowledge of corporate PR techniques and best practice, a passion for proactivity and a proven track record of achieving high quality and quantity of strategic commentary and media coverage.  You’ll be possess a talent for creative written, digital, social media and verbal communication, as well as the ability to proactively engage with key internal and external stakeholders at all levels to explain complex issues and influence decision making.

Interested? Please view the attached Role Profile and Behaviour Standards Framework for more information. To apply, please register on our candidate portal and submit a comprehensive CV setting out your career history, supported by a cover letter of no more than one page, which clearly explains how you meet the requirements of this role.

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is midnight on 18th February 2019.

Recruitment Agencies please note that we do not accept speculative CVs and should one be submitted, we will assume the candidate is our own.