Press Officer

Recruiter
Better Placed
Location
England,London
Salary
£30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted
30 Aug 2019
Closes
27 Sep 2019
Ref
KS/28298
Contact
Kate Siegel
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We're looking for an experienced press officer with circa 3 years experience to work for one of our biggest clients in Central London. The role will be supporting the corporate comms team and will have responsibilities to include;

- supporting the External Communications Manager to deliver the external communications and media relations strategy and plan

- being part of a 24/7 press team (on a rota) you will be passionate about the media and be comfortable to deal with press responses / statements etc.

- building relationships with key trade and consumer press

- monitoring the press inbox, managing queries wherever possible, sharing insights and queries with the wider team when necessary

- supporting the team around the financial reporting (investor relations)

- comfortably write press releases to go to media and work alongside the agencies accordingly

To be successful you will have:

- ideally 3 + years experience in a press / PR / external comms team

- excellent communication skills, writing skills and the ability to liaise with all stakeholders at all levels

- ease of working with the media

- strength of character to deal with crisis situations whenever they may occur

Due to high volumes of applications, we regret that we can only respond to CVs that are suitable for the role.

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