Media Officer

Location
England,Surrey,Epsom
Salary
£32000 - £34000 per annum
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
14046734/001
Contact
John Koti
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Assistant
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This individual will promote a positive image of the organisation to a range of internal and external audiences. You will manage media relations and monitor the media coverage.


Client Details

Our client is a public sector organisation.


Description

Key Responsibilities include:

* Act as the first point of contact for all media enquiries.



* Research and draft responses to media enquiries.



* Maintain working relationships with high-level journalists.



* Draft and write press releases.



* Maintain a network of media contacts.



* Maintain and update digital channels.



* Attend briefings, meetings and events on behalf of the organisation.


Profile

The successful candidate will possess the following:

* Degree in journalism.



* Experience in a busy press office.



* Experience delivering communications across multiple channels.



* Excellent written and verbal communication.



* Demonstrable negotiating and influencing skills.


Job Offer

Package on offer:

* Salary up to £34,000 depending on experience.



* On-site parking.



* Pension.



* Life Assurance.



* Free lunch.

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