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Senior Media Officer

Michael Page Marketing
£38000 - £39500 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2020

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Job Details

Healthcare regulator. Role starting remotely until October when will be back in office.


Anticipate the emerging news agenda, handle high-profile and sensitive media issues and respond quickly and accurately to breaking or negative stories to limit potentially damaging media and social media coverage.

Support social media campaigns and consider the use social media channels and communities to communicate appropriately.

Lead on high profile and sensitive media issues to manage the reputation of the organisation, responding quickly and accurately to breaking or negative stories to limit potentially damaging media coverage.

Produce appropriate written communications such as media handling strategies, news releases and media lines to take, to effectively communicate our messages in consultation with the organisation's staff.

Proactively and creatively initiate, lead, develop and implement news and content strategies to demonstrate the organisation's wider contribution to COVID-19 and the public health agenda in line with the organisation's objectives and ensuring these are reported in a balanced way.


  • Excellent knowledge of what drives reputation with a track record of proactively leading and implementing successful strategic media and digital communications campaigns to deliver business objectives.
  • Good planning and prioritisation skills
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of working in a busy media and communications environment in a large, complex, expert organisation, and reacting to fast-breaking, high-profile news stories, to deliver business objectives and enhance reputation.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms with ability to incorporate these tactics into communications plans
  • Excellent writing and editorial skills with the ability to convert complex information into clear messages for a range of audiences

Job Offer

6 months interim contract


ASAP start

Thursday/Friday interviews

Great team

Remote working until back in the office


No line management

Central London role


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