Media and Public Affairs Manager

We are looking for a Media and Public Affairs Manager to manage our media relations and public affairs activity.

Closing date: 17 October 2019 (12 pm)

Interview dates: TBA

Salary: £37,105- £42,900 pa + benefits, depending on skills and experience.

Location: Canary Wharf, London

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The role

As part of our Communications team, the Media and Public Affairs Manager will manage the GPhC’s media and public affairs work, including all interaction between the GPhC and the media; as well as all engagement with parliamentarians in England, Scotland and Wales.

Working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the successful applicant will:

  • Be responsible for managing our engagement with national and trade media and with parliamentarians across Great Britain.
  • Be able to analyse complex information in order to prepare high-quality briefings for colleagues ahead of media interviews and meetings with parliamentarians.
  • Lead on the development of integrated communications and engagement strategies and plans for projects and specific activities.
  • Oversee the work of the Communications Officer and work effectively with colleagues across the organisation.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, creativity and professionalism.
  • Have an unwavering commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

In return for their commitment and enthusiasm, applicants can expect a rewarding and challenging work environment, good work-life balance and workload plus an excellent benefits package that includes 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays).

About the GPhC

We regulate pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacies in Great Britain. We work to assure and improve standards of care for people using pharmacy services.

The GPhC is a respected regulatory body, acknowledged by the Professional Standards Authority for meeting all the Standards of Good Regulation.

Our organisation has long-term vision and desire for highly skilled and specialist staff and is committed to workforce learning and development opportunities.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive culture and are committed to holding ourselves to the same standards we expect of others.

Applying for this role

If you feel you have the required experience and skills and would like to join us, please send your CV and covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to:

Please consult the job description document below to help you prepare your application:

Media and Public Affairs Manager - role description [PDF 162 KB]

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date: 17 October 2019 (12 pm)

Interview dates: TBA

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