Communications Officer

Location
London
Salary
Up to £25500 per annum
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
23 Sep 2019
Ref
14044686/001
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

A not for profit organisation located in central London. They provide specialist housing care for people in later life across England.

Description

You will support the senior members of the communications team to implement public relations activity. You will help manage media enquiries on the rota and work on PR campaigns across the services of the organisation. Your main duties will include:

  • Managing reactive media enquiries
  • Working on communications and PR campaigns
  • Identifying potential news stories and case studies that will be beneficial to the organisation
  • Creating press releases
  • Managing events and photoshoots

Profile

You will be a communications professional with experience in media relations and knowledge of the elderly care/housing industry. You will have impeccable communications skills and be able to manage your own workload. To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Experience in a relevant organisation or great knowledge of the industry
  • Understanding of the media and how to manage media enquiries
  • Experience writing press releases
  • Experience working on PR campaigns
  • Great communication and writing skills

Job Offer

This is a full time, permanent role paying up to £25,500 per annum. Other benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Buy and sell annual leave
  • Exclusive discounts on high-street shopping
  • 20% off mobile phone contracts
  • 25% off Private Healthcare
  • Contributory pension, 4% from you and 4% from employer

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