Press Officer

Location
England,London,City of London
Salary
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
10 May 2018
Closes
24 May 2018
Ref
13909553/001
Contact
Jay Salvemini
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Press Officer will be responsible for managing the organisation's strategic relationships and communications, and engaging with the media to effectively position the organisation on a national stage.


Client Details

This financial governmental organisation is a national body set up to assist UK businesses and customers.


Description

* Writing creative and compelling news stories and turning complex information into attention-grabbing headlines
* Proactively raising the organisation's profile whether by traditional media, online media or over the phone
* Handling reactive enquiries in a busy environment such as answering individual questions from stakeholders
* Building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including government, financial businesses, media and colleagues
* Researching and monitoring emerging issues and industry, political and media agendas related to the organisation's industry
* Understanding internal and external stakeholder needs and wider environment/trends including having discussions - looking out for potential risks and managing these
* Provide support to the organisation's managers and senior stakeholders to help deliver on the wider objectives


Profile

Essential

* Knowledge of the financial sector or money issues
* Ability to gain insights and use these to accomplish strategic objectives
* Ability to engage with a variety of audiences and influencing and persuading across a range of stakeholders
* Experience communicating complex information in a clear, engaging and accurate manner
* Exceptional organisational and planning skills
* Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with colleagues
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail
* Experience working within a busy and changing environment and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Creative and proactive approach


Job Offer

* Salary of between £32,000 and £35,000 commensurate with experience
* Great benefits package and perks including on site gym

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