PR Officer

Location
England,London
Salary
£30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
11 Sep 2017
Closes
09 Oct 2017
Ref
13857084/001
Contact
Jordan Burkinshaw
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Looking for confident PR Officer to to share the University's story of transforming potential into success through traditional and non-traditional media.


Client Details

A highly ranked and well established London based University


Description

* Proactively work with a research officer to develop a bank of case studies to promote student experience and student outcomes.

* Contribute to the development of the stakeholder relations and communications strategy that delivers thematic campaigns to raise the profile of the University

* At times take responsibility an act as a media advisor and help deliver media training for staff.

* Use social media channels to disseminate news to key stakeholders and the wider public.

* Present complex academic research in an engaging way, finding appropriate news hooks for the target audience.

* Proactively plan PR activities around the University's events calendar and recruitment cycle, and sell-in the case studies for supplements.

* Support with photography, events and publications where needed.


Profile

* Must have experience dealing with national journalists and at least one national campaign.

* Outstanding writing skills, with the ability to deliver high quality written communications to a wide variety of audiences and across multiple channels

* Stakeholder Management skills, dealing with a number of tricky internal and external stakeholders. Having the ability to persuade and influence at a variety of levels, selling-in stories and case studies on a regular basis.

* Experience of delivering media campaigns and working alongside other communications disciplines to coordinate plans

* Experience of PR crisis management

* Good news judgement and an ability to identify key messages and story angles

* Experience of working in a busy environment constantly having to re-prioritise work to tight deadlines


Job Offer

Salary: £30,000-£32,000

Annual Leave: 30 days per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays and seven University days taken at Christmas (pro rata for part-time staff

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