Media and PR Lead

Energy Saving Trust

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Closing Date: 17 October 2021
Issue Date: 4 October 2021
Position Ref: AH 777

Location: CardiffEdinburgh or London

Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Energy Saving Trust is a leading and trusted organisation, dedicated to promoting energy efficiency, low carbon transport and sustainable energy use. We aim to address the climate emergency and deliver the wider benefits of clean energy as we transition to net zero.

The role

Our Media and PR team helps shape and protect our corporate reputation whilst promoting our business, values and mission.  The goal for this role is to maintain positive public awareness of Energy Saving Trust and our brand through proactive media and public relations activities.

What you’ll do

You will be responsible for devising and leading our media and PR strategy and plans and contribute to our corporate marketing communications planning.  You will proactively manage our external PR agency and internal Media and PR team.  You will proactively pitch our spokespeople for media interviews, working with our senior team and policy specialists, and write key messaging, press releases, media statements, speeches and other PR copy including for social media.   You will also plan and oversee the delivery of a programme of speaking opportunities and events.

What you’ll bring

You will have demonstratable experience as a media and PR specialist including previous crisis management experience.  You will have managed and executed PR campaigns and initiatives.  You will have expert copywriting and editing skills and be able to produce clear and concise written copy, statements, speeches. To ensure you can work with all the relevant stakeholders in this role, you will have excellent stakeholder and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with senior leadership including the CEO and board and be able to build a network of contacts to enhance and protect our corporate image.

Energy Saving Trust offers a range of benefits to all employees such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, company pension and a wellbeing allowance.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Applications close 5pm, 17 October 2021.

For more information, please see job description: JD – Media and PR Lead

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Only people living in the UK with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.

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