Senior Press Officer

Recruiter
Prospectus
Location
West End
Salary
Up to £40560.00 per annum
Posted
20 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Ref
HQ00173618
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Are you an experienced Press Officer looking for ongoing freelance work?

Prospectus is delighted to be partnering with a UK charity who provide support and advice to professionals working in the advertising and media industry. They are now seeking a Senior Press Officer to support the work of the marketing team.

Please note this role is part time, 3 days per week on an ongoing freelance basis.

Reporting to the Marketing Director, you will be responsible for representing and promoting the work of the charity. This will involve the planning and production of promotional campaigns, alongside continuous liaison with stakeholders from the national press. Day-to-day duties will include promoting the work of the charity to the press, identifying press opportunities, drafting press releases and monitoring media coverage. This role will also require you to sense check other peoples' writing and work closely with the Communications Executive to identify opportunities for coverage of the charity's work via multiple media channels.

To be considered for this role, it is vital that you have significant PR and media relations experience. An excellent writer and editor, you will have a proven track record for delivering effective and time sensitive communications. You will possess a strong working knowledge of the PR process and be able to produce high quality writing within tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will be skilled in writing in a wide variety of formats and have substantial organisational and time management skills.

A full job description will be provided to candidates short-listed by Prospectus.


Please apply with a Word Document copy of your CV. Cover letters are not required at this stage.

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