Press Officer

Location
City of London
Salary
£32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
13 Jun 2018
Ref
13909553/001
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This financial governmental organisation is a national body set up to assist UK businesses and customers.

Description

  • Writing creative and compelling news stories and turning complex information into attention-grabbing headlines
  • Proactively raising the organisation's profile whether by traditional media, online media or over the phone
  • Handling reactive enquiries in a busy environment such as answering individual questions from stakeholders
  • Building strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including government, financial businesses, media and colleagues
  • Researching and monitoring emerging issues and industry, political and media agendas related to the organisation's industry
  • Understanding internal and external stakeholder needs and wider environment/trends including having discussions - looking out for potential risks and managing these
  • Provide support to the organisation's managers and senior stakeholders to help deliver on the wider objectives

Profile

Essential

  • Knowledge of the financial sector or money issues
  • Ability to gain insights and use these to accomplish strategic objectives
  • Ability to engage with a variety of audiences and influencing and persuading across a range of stakeholders
  • Experience communicating complex information in a clear, engaging and accurate manner
  • Exceptional organisational and planning skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with colleagues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Experience working within a busy and changing environment and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Creative and proactive approach

Job Offer

  • Salary of between £32,000 and £35,000 commensurate with experience
  • Great benefits package and perks including on site gym

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