Media and Communications Manager

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We are seeking an effective, engaging, and experienced Media and Communications Manager to lead on media relations. In this engaging and rewarding role, you will be integral in creating compelling, powerful, and up-to-date messaging. You will also draft, commission, or sign off press releases, pitches, and opinion editorials.  

If you have a good eye for a story and are passionate about using your skills and contacts to gain coverage and raise money in response to humanitarian crises, then we would love to hear from you.

As part of a small, successful core team, you will collaborate with skilled staff from across the 15 member charities, media partners, expert freelancers, and agencies. The DEC provides opportunities to learn and grow in a supportive and productive environment.

How to apply

If this role is of interest and meets your skills, experience, and knowledge, then please apply with your anonymised CV & cover letter [i.e. please state your initials only, not your full name] to by 9am, Tuesday 28 May 2024.

The DEC is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from anyone who can meet the criteria, regardless of gender, race, age, disability, sexuality, or religion.

The DEC is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults and participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from successful applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.

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