Media and Content Manager - Fixed Term

  • Full time
  • £34,235 – £40,198
  • Home working from anywhere in the UK
  • Closing 16th June 2023

  • Advertised from 19th May 2023
  • plus London Weighting Allowance, where applicable


Mary’s Meals serves nutritious school meals to children living in some of the world’s poorest countries. The promise of a meal attracts these hungry children into the classroom, giving them the energy to learn and hope for a better future.

We offer more than just a career; we offer the opportunity to join our global movement in a dynamic and inclusive environment with a real focus on personal development. We’re currently reaching more than 2.4 million children in 18 countries every school day – can you use your communications talents to help us reach even more hungry children waiting for our meals?

We are looking for an inspiring media and content manager to join our UK communications team. This role is responsible for supporting the development of Mary’s Meals’ media relationships throughout the UK, delivering high quality media coverage and content which is consistently aligned to Mary’s Meals’ strategy for growth in the UK.

As a key member of the communications team, the media and content manager also contributes significantly to the overall development and delivery of the marketing and communications strategy.

Key duties:

  • Work with the head of media and content to implement the media and content strategy and contribute to wider strategy.
  • Develop and implement campaigns in the UK in close collaboration with the global communications team.
  • Manage and develop a proactive media relations programme to create well targeted opportunities to raise awareness of Mary’s Meals across all media.
  • Oversee the production of news releases and media statements in conjunction with other members of the communications team.
  • Arrange media interviews (including briefings and training) for key UK staff to promote the work of Mary’s Meals.
  • Identify and support media partnership or appeal opportunities and manage relationships with partners, celebrities and other external stakeholders.
  • Work flexibly and respond effectively to media enquiries or unplanned situations.
  • Monitor media coverage and the news agenda and use this insight to recommend ways to improve the overall effectiveness of our media engagement.
  • Manage the production of compelling storytelling content for use across all channels, including website, email marketing, direct mail and publications.
  • Support the production of multi-channel communications and fundraising materials which reinforce Mary’s Meals values, brand and key messages for use by supporters in the UK.
  • Lead our internal communications with staff, trustees and volunteers – ensuring content is timely and engaging.

Application notes

If you are passionate about using your skills and experience to make a real difference in the lives of children all over the world, we would love to hear from you. More details on the role can be found on our website;

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.