Media and Communications Officer

£30k - 35k per year
10 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Beth Albin
Full Time
Contract Type

An independent health and education charity is looking for a Media and Communications Officer to join their team in London.

Key Responsibilities will include:

-Lead on the delivery of Media and Communications plans to stakeholder audiences, including: health professionals; policing; local government.

-Responsible for content creation.

-Day-to-day Press Office functions of news creation, response and rebuttal, answering enquiries from the media and related stakeholders; on-call press office on a rota basis; drafting and selling-in proactive and reactive press releases and statements; developing features; setting up interviews; briefing spokespeople and managing media lists.

-Work closely with Marketing colleagues and external agencies to deliver Media and Communications plans

-Monitor the Communications environment and proactively identify opportunities to promote key organisational messages,

In Order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

-Evidence of planning and delivering successful communication projects from conception to conclusion, including monitoring and evaluation of media coverage.

-Proven track record of achieving high quality and quantity of media coverage.

-Evidence of swift response to the news agenda to achieve coverage and promote organisational messages.

-Able to develop creative ideas to present campaign and brand key messages to external stakeholders.

-Experience of working with media databases.

If you have these skills then please send me your up to date CV. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.