Temporary Press Officer
Our client is a leading University based in Surrey. They have excellent transport links as well as parking on-site.
An External Communications and PR Officer post is required on a temporary basis during a busy time period for the team.
As an experienced communications professional with excellent verbal and written communication skills, the post holder will be responsible for delivering PR campaigns to tell interesting and engaging stories about the University, both nationally and internationally.
A strong relationship builder, the successful candidate will work with colleagues across the University to help develop and deliver external communications campaigns, acting as a main contact for media enquiries and film requests and facilitating effective interaction between the media and relevant members of the University community.
The post holder will have knowledge and understanding of the work practices and procedures relevant to the role, such as media campaign planning and horizon scanning, drafting news releases for a range of audiences, 'selling in' to relevant publications/broadcast media, and collating media packs and coverage reports. They will assist with the management of the University's online media centre.
Competitive daily rate - please get in touch for more details!