Media Officer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £31,000 - £34,000
  • Ref: AB-1907-6734
  • 2019-07-09T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Renowned  professional body in the building and design sector seeking an ambitious Media Officer

High-profile professional organisation within the property and design sector seeks a communications professional looking for a broad and varied role, encompassing: media relations, social media, press office management and events.

The opportunity
To provide an excellent communication service for a leading professional body. Supporting the Director of Media in working across a broad range of topics and subjects, supporting the delivery of their broad media objectives.

Main responsibilities

  • Concepting and executing a variety of media campaigns and projects, working across a broad range of topics
  • Handle digital and social media channels, taking ownership of strategy and execution
  • Respond to journalist enquiries in a professional and timely manner, managing and rolling out the wider media plan and strategy, and selling-in articles to the media
  • Collaborating with various internal teams, providing media expertise to their projects
  • Maintaining strong relationships with key media and press, both specialist within the industry, and generalist.

Key skills and experience

  • Proven experience working in a busy press office, both on reactive and proactive media
  • Adept at formulating and delivering strong communications plans, objectives and strategy across a range of platforms and media
  • Strong press and media relations experience, with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to distil detailed information to write accurate and engaging copy, tweets and statements that appeal to a range of audiences and media channels.
 

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