Media Relations Specialist - Top Tier FTSE 100

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Location
England,London
Salary
£36000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
25 May 2017
Closes
22 Jun 2017
Ref
1628622
Contact
Muksheeda Boodhooa
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A FTSE 100 organisation located in Central London requires a Media Relations Specialist that will help develop and deliver a national media relations program as part of an experienced Corporate Affairs team.



The role:

* You will develop and deliver a national media relations program designed to increase the public profile of the company in national and regional TV, radio and newspapers in the UK.
* Reporting to the Manager of Communications UK &; Ireland, you will draft pro-active media releases, case studies and reactive statements to help generate media coverage.
* You will leverage social media to amplify the company's messages
* You will continuously work to build and develop relationships with key journalists and editors and help organise events and visits that are designed to generate media coverage. You will work closely with external PR agencies in identifying and developing newsworthy initiatives.
* You will draft copy for internal communications



Your profile

* Minimum 2 years' experience either in house as a media relations executive or in an PR agency
* Understanding of politics or involvement in heavily regulated industry.
* A passion for people coaching and development
* Confident in effective communication with people at all levels
* Ability to work independently and autonomously as part of a wider team



This is an exceptional opportunity with a globally renowned blue chip organisation located in Central London - the Media Relations Executive offers exceptional levels on exposure across the organisation, a great variety of challenging opportunities. The position will enable rapid career progression and development opportunities within the organisation. For further information and to register your interest please do apply with your full CV details.

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