Press Officer

City of London
£28000.00 per annum
04 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Full Time
Contract Type

Are you an experienced Press Officer? Would you like to lead on new initiatives with an established arts-based organisation?

Our client, one of London's leading arts bodies with a passion for producing ground breaking events, is embarking on a significant international venture encompassing creative programmes to new audiences and participants.

Working closely with the Head of Press and the learning team, the Press Officer will play an instrumental role in integrating their new strategy. This person will be responsible for devising compelling press campaigns and a press cultivation programme whilst also being involved with promoting a year-round schedule for all learning activities. Managing integral relationships with advocates, ambassadors and stakeholders across a range of levels will be a prominent part of this role and at times managing upwards will be essential. The Press Officer will also look after all other press activity on a day-to-day basis, ensuring alignment with the department's strategic goals.

The successful candidate will have worked in an immersive press related position previously and will have an incredibly strong background in communications, gained either within a press agency or in-house organisation.With a very high level of self-motivation, our ideal candidate will be creative and diplomatic, highly organised, calm, efficient and adaptable. This person will have demonstrable experience implementing creative, successful and high-profile media campaigns and will be able to prioritise a mix of duties effectively.

If you have worked within an education or arts setting previously, we urge you to apply.

Full job descriptions will be providing to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.

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