Head of Media

£51227 - £52769 per annum

Job description

Morgan Hunt is currently working with an international charity in search of a Head of Media to lead a busy press office.

This is a brilliant next step for a charity experienced Senior Media professional who has a hands on approach to leading a team of press professionals.

The role is offered on permanent basis with a salary up to £52,769.

Role: Head of Media

Sector: Charity

Salary: Up to £52,769

Term: Permanent

Line Management: Yes

Closing date: Friday 5pm- 13th of January

Key responsibilities of the new Head of Media

  • To lead a multidisciplinary team of media specialists and a pool of freelancers to maximise planned and opportunistic media coverage for the charity across print, broadcast and online media.
  • To oversee the development, implementation and iteration of multi-channel media strategies to support high-profile fundraising, brand, PR, campaigns and advocacy projects and moments.
  • To maintain a 24/7 media response capacity, enabling the charity to respond rapidly to breaking news stories to generate media coverage and social media engagement.
  • To lead and champion the media team in the use of social media to engage new audiences
  • To draft releases and assist with op-eds and talking points with strong messaging aligned to communication strategies
  • To monitor reputational risk and develop strong responses.
  • To lead an ambitious, high performing Media Team, holding regular meetings to share information and discuss progress and initiatives, and participating in departmental / cross organisational meetings to contribute to departmental improvements and initiatives.

Key responsibilities of the new Head of Media

  • Experience of developing high impact media strategies
  • Good analytical skills and experience of identifying and tracking media trends, horizon planning, using insights to inform future planning and activity
  • Experience of working across news and PR
  • Previous experience leading a Media team in the charity sector.

Please note this role closes on Friday, 13th of January at 5pm.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Helen Uleksin
Professional Services Recruitment Team
HR, Marketing & Sales
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