Forward Features and Media Requests Executive

4 days left

Recruiter
Cision EMEAI
Location
South East London, London
Salary
19400.0000
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Forward Features and Media Requests Executive
Greenwich Peninsula, London
Permanent
£19,400 per annum plus up to £3240 bonus, and excellent company benefits


This role is to join the Media Research team on the Forward Features and Media Requests desk. Your main responsibilities will be to assist with researching, updating and uploading the data content within Forward Features and assist journalists and PRs with media requests. At times you’ll also assist our clients through excellent customer service over the phone and/or email.

It can be fast-paced environment and the candidate should have a strong interest in the media industry and keeping up-to-date with key media industry news and editorial movements.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

Media Requests

  • Checking and approving media requests sent by journalists/bloggers to ensure they are quickly received by the most relevant PRs, and that they adhere to service terms and conditions
  • Responding to journalists/bloggers queries in a timely manner
  • Checking Media Request users and their outlets are on the database
  • Creating/sending media requests on behalf of journalists/bloggers
  • Occasionally drafting requests
  • Occasionally checking request details with journalists/bloggers and obtaining more information to help them get the response they need
  • Administrative tasks
  • Journalist engagement via twitter

Forward Features

  • Working as part of a small team in the research and upload forward features calendars
  • Ensuring forward feature information is updated and developed by liaising with relevant journalists and publications via phone and email
  • Answering journalist and PR queries relating to forward features
  • Ensuring publications are correctly data managed so that we receive any update or new calendars as soon as they become available
  • Manage and organising own workload

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Interest and/or knowledge of the media industry would be ideal
  • Basic understanding of the PR industry
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in all work
  • Ability to conduct productive research via internet and telephone
  • Ability to deal with journalists and PRs at all levels
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with working towards targets
  • Computer literate (MS Office)

Why Cision?

There has never been a better time to join our Media Research team here at Cision - Gorkana and PR Newswire’s parent company, enabling PR and communications professionals around the world to deliver a data-driven communications strategy, by helping them identify influencers, craft campaigns and attribute value, all in one best-in-class software platform. We take pride in our ability to serve the complete workflow of communications across the world with our people are at the heart of our success.

If you thrive in today’s fast-paced media landscape where no two days are the same, then apply to this fantastic opportunity!

Forward Features and Media Requests Executive
Greenwich Peninsula, London
Permanent
£19,400 per annum plus up to £3240 bonus, and excellent company benefits

This role is to join the Media Research team on the Forward Features and Media Requests desk. Your main responsibilities will be to assist with researching, updating and uploading the data content within Forward Features and assist journalists and PRs with media requests. At times you’ll also assist our clients through excellent customer service over the phone and/or email.