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Senior Press and PR Officer

Employer
Harris Hill
Location
London
Salary
£43,076 per year
Closing date
29 Dec 2021

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Function
PR & Communications
Sector
Health & Medical
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

As Senior Press and PR Officer you will manage a busy press office, deal with queries from national and local journalists, deliver pro-active media strategies and help build the positive profile of a membership body.

If you are highly-motivated, have heaps of energy and excited by working in a fast-paced press office this role will be perfect. In this newly created role your focus will be to mentor the press officer’s and work closely with the Head of PR to alleviate their busy workload.

The role will see you utilise your strong writing skills. You will take queries, source stories, draft statements and take leadership of a busy press office. This position is paramount in taking the organisation’s reputation to the next level. You will use high levels of judgement to balance risk, raise the profile of the organisation across the UK and protect the reputation of both the organisation and the profession they support.

Supporting 50,000 members across the UK, the health focused membership body have an exceptionally high media profile, particularly at the moment during the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s an exciting time to join the team!

Full-time, permanent role.

Salary £43,076 (£39,576 base, plus £3,500 out of hours allowance)

Location- Hybrid. 2-3 days in Euston, North West London, 2-3 days flexibly from home.

Flexibility to accompany staff and members to press meetings.

Firm closing date Friday 10th December 10.00am.

Interviews to take place w/c 13th December.

Please get in touch now for more information, by emailing your CV to Hannah.whittington@harrishill.co.uk ahead of the deadline of Friday 10th December 10.00am

Company

Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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020 7820 7300
Location
1 - 2 Paris Garden
London
London
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