Right To Life UK is a charitable organisation focused on life issues in the UK. We work to advance the recognition and preservation of human dignity, particularly through consistent protection for the right to life of every human being from conception to natural death. We are seeking a capable, self-motivated and experienced individual to become our Media Officer, working closely with the Director of Media to develop the ongoing media strategy for the organisation and work on the implementation and day-to-date execution of this strategy.
Key responsibilities include:
Proactively networking and building relationships with press and media to further the goals of the organisation and the media goals.
Managing social media accounts for the organisation and regularly reviewing and optimising your digital work to ensure measurable growth.
Being proactive in the placing of stories with appropriate journalists, editors and producers.
Writing regular op-ed pieces for spokespeople, sector experts and MPs/peers.
Monitoring what is happening in the media to keep the organisation, partner organisations and MPs/peers informed of developing debates and the public mood.
Fielding and responding to enquiries from national and local media.
Working with the wider team by producing resources, writing content for digital assets and drafting media briefings/press releases/opinion pieces
A successful candidate will:
Have advanced written skills with the ability to write proposals, briefings, speeches, digital and campaign content, press releases etc.
Understand and engage with the latest life-issues-related research, relevant legislation and the consultation documents.