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Press & External Affairs Officer

Press & External Affairs Officer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Generalist

  • Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nicholas Ogden

  • Contact Email:

    nicholas.ogden@pro-recruitment.co.uk

  • Salary:

    38000

  • Salary:

    28000

  • Reference:

    BBBH41695

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2018-11-10

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Press & External Affairs Officer

  • Are you a PR professional who has a passion for proactive media and storytelling?
  • Do you like the idea of working for a large housing trust based in London?
  • Do you like the idea of acting as an in-house journalist and having the opportunity to be involved in strategic public affairs?

If so, I would like to speak to you immediately regarding this opportunity!

I am working with a large housing trust who are looking for a Press & External Affairs Officer on a permanent basis. This role will be working with a new high performing team and is paying circa £33,000 PA depending on experience.

What's great about this client?

  • Highly successful and friendly team
  • Excellent location in London
  • Great established brand
  • Provides a service that is very fulfilling and tangible
  • Excellent brand

What do the staff think?

"This is an excellent opportunity to work in a team that is rapidly growing and are quite influential politically"

Your role

  • Build a positive brand image through proactive media and external affairs programmes
  • Support the external affairs strategy
  • Provide constructive crisis communication support
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with key trade stakeholders and journalists
  • Manage project related budgets
  • Help manage a busy press officer

What you will need to succeed

  • Degree or similar qualification is press or communications is highly desirable
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a busy press office is highly desirable
  • Need to be highly motivated, energetic and driven
  • Need to have strong stakeholder management experience
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • MS Office, database management is desirable

What now?

This is an important hire and interviews with a CV submission date of 18th October and interviews will be taking place on October 30th!

Please contact me for more information on 0207 269 6338 or email to nicholas.ogden@pro-recruitment.co.uk

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