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Communications Officer

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Posted: 8th Oct 2019 Closing: 15th Oct 2019

Working for:
Macmillan Cancer Support

Description:

e're looking for a creative, proactive and talented communicator who is experienced in working with national and regional media to join the External Communications Team in Scotland.

You will have a proven track record of securing high-quality  media coverage – across print, broadcast and online media – as well as strong communication and relationship management skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading PR activity for a range of Macmillan’s fundraising events, campaigns and services for people for people affected by cancer. This will involve working with colleagues across the organisation and external partners. 

The role requires excellent planning, interpersonal and communication skills along with a flair to identify and maximise media opportunities. You will have excellent contacts with key journalists and the ability to liaise effectively with colleagues across the organisation. You'll be happy working alone, and self motivated, but also enjoy working as a team and able to pitch in to get the job done. 

 

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Hours:
This role can be office-based, or primarily home-based with travel to our Edinburgh office required on average, two days a week.

Salary/Wage:
£26,650 - £28,000

Best suited to:
The role is both office and homebased role so we are looking for someone who can get to the Edinburgh Office we needed. We are looking for someone who is creative, proactive and a talented communicator who is experienced in working with national and regional media.

Finer Details

Type: Permanent Employment

Working Times:
Full-time Set Hours

Working at home or Office:
Office Based

Area: Edinburgh

Contact Details

Name: Macmillan Cancer Support Recruitment

Telephone: 0808 808 0000

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