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Temporary Press Officer

Temporary Press Officer

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    International

  • Type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £135 - £180 per day

  • Contact:

    Nicholas Ogden

  • Contact Email:

    nicholas.ogden@pro-recruitment.co.uk

  • Salary:

    180

  • Salary:

    135

  • Reference:

    BBBH40056_1523544208

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

  • Expiry Date:

    2018-05-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A global commercial education charity is looking for a temporary proactive media Press Officer to join their corporate communications team as soon as possible on a 5-month contract paying a day rate of £135-£170. This is an exciting opportunity to promote the organisation's projects across various UK media channels.

Main Duties:

  • Assisting of national media campaigns supporting the organisation's focus and contribute to the wider corporate plan
  • Monitoring press coverage, prepare reactive media responses and generate evaluation reports
  • Build relationships with UK national and sector journalists
  • Working on PR plans and press releases
  • Lead the team's budget admin
  • Organising photo calls and press launches
  • Establish positive relationships with notable journalists and influencers
  • Advising senior stakeholders on responses to the media
  • Answering phone calls from journalists and respond to any questions

Person Specification:

  • Degree or professional qualifications in communications, marketing, public relations are highly desirable
  • Education, Charity, Government, Council or Commercial experience would be highly desirable
  • Must have strong proactive media experience
  • National experience would be highly desirable
  • There may be occasional national and international travel
  • First-class stakeholder engagement skills

The Pro-Recruitment Group consists of four distinct brands: ProTax, ProLegal, ProFinance and ProHR.