Senior Media Officer

Location
England,London
Salary
£40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
08 Mar 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Ref
13999134/001
Contact
Aysha Khan
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
A rare opportunity has come up within a very high profile government organisation based in London to work within their busy media/PR team as a senior media officer.


Client Details

A very high profile government organisation based in London.


Description

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Lead on the delivery of national media relations as well as providing advice to senior members of staff and contributing to other communications projects.
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Build and maintain relationships across key media journalists and outlets, stakeholders and staff to support the delivery an effective media strategy for the organisation and ensure that its priorities, purpose and impact are understood.
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Provide calm and measured responses to time-critical situations, understanding when to escalate to ensure their resolution.

* Prepare well-written materials including press releases, statements, internal briefings, communications plans and project evaluations to agreed deadlines and specifications.


Profile

* Experience of leading on projects within a press office environment and as part of team.
* Experience of planning and delivering high-profile national stories.
* Experience in crisis management.
* Experience in advising senior staff on media relations tactics, opportunities and issues.
* Experience of using multimedia platforms, including social media in a professional capacity.
* Excellent relationship-building and networking skills , including the ability to provide advice and guidance at all levels.


Job Offer

12 month fixed term contract paying up to £42,000 per annum starting ASAP.

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