Job Title – Senior Media Officer

Location – Stamford Bridge, Kingsmeadow and Cobham Training Ground (Various locations)

Hours – Permanent – 40 hours, any 5 from 7

About Us:

As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process.

Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world.

If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea!

What We’re Looking For:

Chelsea FC Foundation are looking for a creative, passionate, intuitive and forward-thinking Senior Media Officer or PR Officer if you will, to join their communications team. The role would consist of helping with campaigns, social media content, press releases, content creation and helping with building presence online and across the Chelsea brand. 

  • To ensure the Foundation’s work reaches a wider audience including fans, stakeholders and media outlets. 
  • To create positive media coverage for the Foundation’s wide-ranging work. 
  • To ensure that internal and external media are kept up to date with the Foundation’s programmes. 
  • To support social media campaigns to highlight the Foundation’s work. 
  • To ensure the Foundation’s message is consistent throughout the charity. 
  • To maintain a calendar of Foundation events.
  • Provide press releases and news articles relating to the Foundation’s work. 
  • Ensure the club website is kept up to date with all news and programmes run by the Foundation.
  • Work alongside sponsors and partners to deliver ideas which promote their CSR work and that of the Foundation 
  • Produce regular newsletters and annual reports 
  • To help build online presence and following on social platforms 
  • Proactively seek new opportunities for content and stories 

Must Haves/qualified by demonstrable experience to the level required:

  • Proven track record of delivering high profile media campaigns 
  • An excellent understanding of social media platforms 
  • Outstanding writing skills.
  • Experience of organising campaigns and events.
  • Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team. 
  • Confident communicator.
  • Capable of working effectively within strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong time management and scheduling skills.

Nice to Haves:

  • Experience of overseeing a range of internal and external media campaigns 
  • Ability to manage relationship with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work closely and collaboratively with the senior management team 
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communications skills and the ability to simplify complex information

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