Press Officer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £26,000 - £36,000
  • Ref: RK-2303-8910
  • 2023-03-28T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Permanent

Exciting opportunity for a media or communications professional!

The opportunity
Ellwood Atfield is delighted to share an excellent opportunity to join a busy press office within the communications team of a membership association that represents one of the most high-profile sectors of the UK economy.

This is an exciting opening for an enthusiastic and talented media relations or communication professional to join a dynamic team to deliver high quality media coverage for the organisation and its membership.

Main responsibilities

  • Responding to media enquiries and writing, clearing, and issuing statements and press releases.
  • Generating and creating proactive story ideas for articles and opinion pieces.
  • Maintaining relationships with journalists, members, and stakeholders.
  • Briefing and preparing colleagues for media interviews and advising on communications issues.

Key skills and experience required

  • Excellent oral and written skills with the attention to key details.
  • Experience working in a press office or similar busy news environment.
  • Strong track record of working and building relationships with the media.
  • Ability to understand complex issues and translating it into engaging and effective communications.

To apply:

To apply for this position please submit a copy of your CV via the “Apply for this position” button.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Kwan ( This position closes on Thursday 16th March 2023 at 11:55pm.

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