Media Officer

6 days left

Location
Epsom
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
05 Sep 2016
Closes
03 Oct 2016
Ref
13754068/001
Sector
Community
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract
An innovative forward thinking Local Authority, passionate about the well-being of their residents.


Description

Roles and Responsibilities;

* Oversee the implementation of our PR and Media activities.
* Ensure policies and procedures for effective handling of the media are in place.
* Deliver local authorities the press strategy
* Contribute significantly to raising the profile of the Local Authority to increase to increase public engagement
* Provide a regular supply of publications for press enquiries and Pres Releases
* Develop and nurture key relationships with external agencies, including local press, to maximise positive coverage.
* Be the main point of contact for PR enquiries


Profile

Skills and Experience;

* Ability to contribute to the development of an innovative and enterprising press strategy.

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Able to work to deadlines, ensuring press releases are produced in a timely and appropriate fashion to the highest standards.
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A strong track record of developing and implementing successful press or marketing strategies in a comparable role.
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Experience of working for a Local Government / Public Sector
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Very strong written communication skills including writing press releases and promotional copy.


Job Offer

£25,000 - £30,000 per annum