Job Summary

We now have an exciting opportunity for a volunteer press & media manager to join ADC. Reporting to the head of storytelling, you will manage all aspects of press and media relations for ADC with the goal of raising the profile of the organisation and establishing and protecting a prominent media profile for the organisation.

The right candidate will act as the point of contact for members of the press and other media representatives, advise management on press/media relations strategies, and proactively seek opportunities to promote ADC in the press/media.

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate and manage relationships with press/media representatives
  • Build and maintain a list or network of contacts in the press/media
  • Put in place effective news gathering and distribution mechanisms
  • Plan and manage the flow of news about the organization to the press/media
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase press/media coverage in line with key messages, branding and other guidelines
  • Propose ideas for press/media pitches to stimulate coverage
  • Write and distribute press releases to the media
  • Provide press/media training to key spokespeople
  • Prepare press/media kits

 

 

 

 

Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of the UK and international press/media landscape
  • A proven track record in gaining significant press/media coverage through innovative commentary and storytelling
  • Strong interpersonal skills and great press/media contacts are essential, as a big part of the job is networking and promoting the work of the company
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience
  • Available to volunteer at least 7 hours a week

What we offer you:

  • Professional learning and development opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your work experience within the media sector
  • An opportunity to be part of a team that is changing lives in Africa
  • An opportunity to build your professional network by working with a diverse team
  • We will provide work reference for you

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