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Junior Media Relations Officer

Core Purpose

You will help deliver media campaigns to share inspiring stories through the media about young people and adults learning skills for life through Scouting. As a super-motivated, energetic member of our award-winning Media Relations team you will be working directly with journalists across the UK from local media through to national news.

As our Junior Media Relations Officer you’ll play a key role in a busy team. You will be supporting the team to spot opportunities, create and source content and liaising with media on a wide range of campaigns and events. You are calm under pressure and able to meet deadlines, with a desire to succeed.

You will be joining a team that is passionate, creative and loves what we do. We are always looking for inspirational stories and new ways to showcase them. We pride ourselves in providing excellent training and support to match your career aspirations, making this a perfect environment to learn and grow your PR and press office skills. The role brings the opportunity to complete a Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship in Public Relations, an equivalent qualification to a Foundation degree.

Person specification

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Before making an application please ensure that you have read the Recruitment and selection policy.

In order for us to monitor the application of our Equal Opportunities policy, we would be grateful if you would also complete the Recruitment Monitoring questions on the Application Form.

If you would to discuss the role in more detail, please contact

Please read the full application pack before applying.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on 16 May 2021

The interviews will be held on 1 June

£21,875, inclusive of OLW - Band B

Gilwell Park, Chingford, London


35 hours per week

25 days per annum plus bank holidays

Closing date:
Sun, May 16, 2021, 11:59 PM

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