External Communications Executive

£30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
31 Jul 2017
28 Aug 2017
Sophie Benton
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
PR/External Communications/Digital Content

Your new company
A well known national public sector organisation with offices based across the country. An industry award winning business focusing on working standards and employee/employer engagement.

Your new role
This short term contract is now open to an experienced individual who can focus on providing communications support to key areas of the business and help with industry specific projects. The role will responsible for creating a positive presence of the business nationwide by providing proactive and reactive press and media relations, including a rapid response to press and media enquiries. Key responsibilities include:

* Managing reactive press activities with the media -
* Liaising between consumer and stakeholders of the business.
* The role heavily involves writing and editing copy for print and online; online content management and social media management
* Actively pursue new public relations opportunities on an ongoing basis
* Provide support for all media activity in the organisation including media support for events, launches and photocalls

What you'll need to succeed
The rel event candidate will need experience in an external communications role as is comfortable in crisis communications and proactively approaching media contacts. You should be able to demonstrate experience of liaising with the media and securing coverage at a national, regional and local level. The role will involve heavy use of Microsoft Office and knowledge and experience of the design and publication process in a variety of print and online media is crucial.

What you'll get in return
You will be part of an award winning organisation that is at the forefront of the public sector and business regulations. An attractive salary up to £34,000 per annum will be offered to the successful candidate prorated to a 8 month contract. Flex time is also on option around the needs of the role.

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