Head of Media and External Relations

Posted 9 March by Michael Page Marketing

A fantastic Head of Media and External Relations role for a well-known charity.

Client Details

My client is a leading international development charity with projects spread across the globe.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop an impactful international media strategy and lead its implementation
  • Ensure that the media strategy encompasses the overall message of the charity
  • Crisis Management
  • Develop and maintain strong and productive relationships with journalists and producers from key international media outlets, along with strong editorial and advertising partnerships
  • Work with the Head of Publications and Operations, the Field Information and Support Coordinator, the Web Content Coordinator and the Social Media Coordinator to establish and maintain a regular flow of strong stories to disseminate to and through the media and through web and social media platforms
  • Provide strategic advice and support and appropriate messaging for the CEO
  • Scan the external policy and political environment and critically assess opportunities
  • Manage the recruitment and work of consultants/agencies/specialists for defined pieces of work as and when required


The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in both media and external relations within the not-for-profit sector.

Job Offer

This organisation is offering a salary between £47,000 and £50,000 depending on experience, with progression opportunities.

Reference: 34650932

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