Issues and Media Relations Manager

Kelly Services
£45 - £53 per hour
05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title:Issues and Media Relations Manager
Salary:45-53 P/H
Duration:2 Months with a view to extend (part time 3 days a week)

Your new Company
My client are a international pharma company looking for a Issues and Media Relations Manager to join their team immediately for a 2 month contract with the view to extend. Its an exciting time to be working at my client as they have recently embarked on a programme of which the media relations strategy is a key priority making your role a key part to the process. My client are based in the heart of Hoddesdon with the local shops only a short bus ride away, they provide their workers with a daily shuttle bus to and from the station to ensure a smooth and relaxing journey to work! They also offer flexible working and hold regular food and sports days in their communal area. For those who are into fitness they also have an onsite gym!

Your new Job

As the issues and media relations manager you will be responsible for supporting the strategic communications team in the UK across issues management. You will be required to work with all business functions to contain and minimize escalation where possible. You would do this by providing guidance on breaking and developing risk and opportunities ensuring the company is protected at all times. .
Skills you need to succeed

You will need to have extensive experience and knowledge in media relations and issues management. You will have an in depth understanding of UK media and policy across pharma/healthcare. Strong project management skills and excellent media handling skills.

What this opportunity will do for you

My client offer an array of benefits for their workers, this includes

- Free parking
- Shuttle buses to and from the station
- Onsite gym
- Subsidized canteen
- A selection of events held internally throughout the year
- Flexible working

If your looking for your next step up in the media communication world working for a highly reputable pharma company then this is the role for you!

Kelly Services are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Kelly Services are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this job.

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