Communications Officer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Ref: EH-1901-6322
  • 2019-01-09T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Support this professional body through excellent press and public affairs

The opportunity
A professional body in the public finance sector is looking to hire a new Corporate Communications Officer, with a political nous and excellent writing skills. Reporting to the newly appointed Head of Communications and Content, the successful candidate will support the day-to-day press office and public affairs function, content generation, and social media presence. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-profile body which is at the heart of the debate around public spending.
 
Main responsibilities

  • Act as key point of contact for colleagues across the organisation in relation to any external communications issues and media contact, developing and maintaining communication plans as necessary.
  • Enhance communication channels, including social media, internal communications, such as yammer
  • Develop and manage events to engage stakeholders including journalists, politicians and policy makers
  • Research, draft and distribute briefing papers, position statements, press releases and other communication materials as agreed with the Director, Public Affairs.
  • Monitor Parliament and other areas of public policy, as well as the media

Key skills and experience required

  • Previous experience in press and public affairs environment
  • Knowledge of Parliament would be advantageous
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Event management experience
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

To apply for this fantastic Corporate Communications Officer please apply quoting the reference no. EH-1901-6322
 

 

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