Media Officer

Location
England,East Sussex,Brighton
Salary
Up to £29422 per annum
Posted
05 Nov 2019
Closes
03 Dec 2019
Ref
14059683/001
Contact
Aidan Dennison
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To educate a diverse market through the use of creative communication, working closely with journalists, governing bodies and stakeholders while adapting to significant changes in legislation and social pressures.


Client Details

A UK Regulator


Description

* Creating high quality press-releases and articles to trade press, regional/national print and broadcast media, using a diverse range of media including video, social media as well as traditional methods.
* Understanding and absorbing complex policy/legal issues and translating this into creative, engaging and accurate content.
* Confident dealing with journalists, stake holders and government bodies.
* Working closely with the internal communications department and supporting the Media Relations Manager.
* Building and maintaing relationships with key press contacts.
* Advise colleagues and other senior management on media handling strategies and emerging media risks.


Profile

* Brilliant spoken and written skills.
* Ability to talk confidently to media at all levels.
* A self starter that has a fine attention to detail and can work to deadlines under pressure, who also has the ability to advise, influence and persuade others.
* Speech writing and experience with social media campaigns is desirable.
* Knowledge or experience of financial services is desirable.


Job Offer

* Excellent central Brighton offices - with easy access via public transport.
* Movement within the company is promoted.
* Civil service pension
* 25 days annual leave
* Discretionary bonus and performance related pay progression

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