Media and Communications Officer, £30k, London

3 days left

Recruiter
Gordon Yates Limited
Location
London, South East England
Salary
30000.0000
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Media and Communications Officer, Central London

Someone in the office is heading of on maternity leave and they need you immediately to support them in the events department! Working with on of the Royal Colleges in London, this is a chance to get involved in upcoming events and functions and be part of a supportive and sociable team who prides themselves on excellence and an untarnished reputation.

Who will you be working for?

Based in Central London, you will be working with one of the most respected and recognised Royal Colleges in London. The company is steeped in history with its beginnings dating back to the 17th Century. Their modern office overlooks a stunning square set back from the busy main street, where you will find most office workers enjoying their lunch hour on the grass. Excellent transport links, central location and an excellent company, you're in luck!

As one of the Royal Colleges in London, their focus is on training, research, quality and advice for its vast member base in the health sector. They are an academic institution with a passion for increasing the standards of healthcare provision in the U.K.

What does the role consist of?

This role is to provide proactive media and general internal/external communications support to the communications function. You will be part of the Communications and External Affairs Directorate, which is responsible for a range of activities, including member engagement, media relations, internal communications, digital communications, publications, stakeholder engagement, policy and public affairs.

  • deliver media opportunities
  • answer media enquiries
  • undertake general communications activities
  • promote college news through relevant communication channels
  • draft media releases and statements, media enquiry logging and media evaluation
  • drafting e-newsletters
  • deliver content cross web-based media platforms and social media channels

What will the successful candidate be like?

  • experience of writing media released and articles on health subjects with the ability to translate scientific information for a lay audience
  • strong and recent media relations (press) experience
  • strong news sense
  • excellent knowledge of UK national and regional media
  • experience of implementing media plans and campaigns
  • demonstrable experience and interest in health communications and an awareness of issues that may affect the college

How to apply?

We're hiring as quickly as possible so email or apply with your CV for immediate consideration.

Not ready to apply, or have some questions first?

Email me, Barry Yeung, on to discuss in confidence.