Media and Case Studies Manager, part time - 21 hours per week

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Carers UK
SE1 4LX, London (Greater)
£34,221-37,945 pro rata, plus additional pro rata ILWA if applicable
20 Jul 2022
15 Aug 2022
Contract Type

Carers UK is looking for a highly motivated and creative media professional to job share with our current part-time Media and Case Studies Manager to co-lead the organisation’s media activity. This is a dynamic role which highlights the experiences and challenges of unpaid carers, especially in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, helping to bring about the change unpaid carers need. This role is hybrid with the flexibility to work from home or our London office. 

The Media and Case Study Manager job share will be responsible for co-devising, delivering, and supervising Carers UK’s media activity maintaining a high profile for the organisation’s campaigns, research and other key activities. You will help maximise Carers UK’s brand awareness liaising with departments and colleagues across the organisation. You will work to increase the number and breadth of carers able to tell their story in the media.

About you

You will be a highly motivated individual who can thrive in a high-pressured environment. You will be able to handle multiple competing priorities and quickly familiarise yourself with new topics, communicating them clearly and engagingly to our target audiences. You will have proven experience of delivering successful national and regional media strategies. You’ll have great writing skills, strong planning skills and be able to build great relationships supporting carers to tell their stories. You will be able to work in close collaborative partnership with the job-share postholder.

About the role 

As Media and Case Studies Manager, by leading our media and PR work, you will have a pivotal role in maintaining and raising the profile of Carers UK, our services supporting carers, and our research and campaigns. Operating across the organisation you’ll play a key role in projects involving multiple partners and corporate sponsors delivering media coverage on a range of platforms against a range of organisational priorities and objectives. You would be increasing brand awareness and securing high levels of media coverage. You will also be responsible for supporting and developing case studies to ensure that the voice of carers is heard in the media. This role will supervise the day to day work of the Media and Campaigns Assistant.

Diversity and Inclusion

Carers UK is committed to becoming a diverse and truly inclusive organisation. We strive to create a workplace where our colleagues and volunteers can truly be themselves and feel like they belong and constantly seek to ensure all voices are heard. 

To embrace this culture of diversity, our employee and volunteer recruitment should reflect our stakeholders and the society that we serve and support, regardless of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, physical abilities, disabilities or religious practices. We value individual diversity and are actively building diverse teams here at Carers UK and value our colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds.

As a membership charity for carers, we particularly seek employees and volunteers with a real understanding of the issues faced by carers. Reasonable adjustments can be made to the process and role dependent on the needs of the applicant.   

How to Apply

Please click the "APPLY" button to visit our site where you can find out more about the role and make your application.

At Carers UK we want our application process to be as accessible as possible. If you need any adjustments to apply please email the recruitment team to discuss.  

The closing date for applications is 10am Monday 15 August 2022

First interviews will be held week commencing 29 August, but with flexibility for holidays

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