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Salary: £32,000 - £36,000 per annum
Location: Tavis House, London
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: CW049
Closing date: 23 January 2015

Age UK’s vision is a world where everyone can love later life. We know some people can face illness, loneliness or poverty as they grow older. Whatever the situation, Age UK provides support and vital services to help make later life the best it can be. We're passionately committed to helping as many people as possible love later life.

Age UK is looking for a first-class Senior Media Officer to play a crucial role as part of the policy & campaigns side of its media team.

The candidate should have experience working in media relations with a strong knowledge and understanding of current affairs and the political environment.

The role will involve developing and delivering media strategies for core influencing areas, building strong relationships with journalists, editors and broadcasters and playing a key part in the media team.

You will come from a media environment, with a strong news sense, political awareness and have a strong track record of delivering high quality national coverage.  You will also have excellent writing and communications skills and be adept at spotting opportunities for attracting the media’s attention.

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Please find further information and the role description in the Job Pack.

If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please visit our Work for Us page for an application form and further information.

 Due to the large number of applicants, we regret we shall not be able to write personally to applicants who are not short-listed. Therefore, if you have not heard from us‚ you should presume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

For more information: Call Age UK Advice: 0800 169 2081