Media and Marketing Officer

Location
England,Surrey
Salary
£32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
14 Jul 2017
Ref
13835866/001
Contact
Megan Hurley
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Executive
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Town Centre. Act as the primary point of contact with the media, take a practical lead in placing the key messages in the public domain and maintaining the public image of the council.


Client Details

A fantastic local authority, dedicated to improving the well being of residents


Description

Roles and Responsibilities;



* To assist the Marketing and Marketing Manager deliver the objectives of the Media and Marketing Strategy for the Town Centre
* To provide skilled handling of the media during its enquiries to the council across all areas of service
* To promote the council's work and image through positive publicity and relationships with all areas of the media
* To assist the Media and Marketing Manager in the development of the media and marketing role within the council
* To take an active, creative and sometimes lead role in external and internal communications projects
* To lead all content generation regarding the town centre for all media
* To provide input and media advice to senior management as necessary, including during emergency and crisis management situations


Profile

Skills and Experience;

* Previous experience as a corporate or public sector press officer or previous experience in journalism
* Experience of managing multi-channel media campaigns including writing press releases, content editing, social media and other marketing collateral
* Experience of working to tight deadlines
* A confident communicator able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Ability to write clearly and concisely with regard to media style
* Proven ability to work well in a team and to manage relationships across a wide range of external partners
* Proven ability to organise and document information for the purposes of performance monitoring
* Experience strengthening relationships with a broad range of print and other media


Job Offer

12 month contract

£32,000 - £36,000