Media Relations Officer

I Am Recruiting
London (Central)
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

I am recruiting a Media Relations Officer for a prestigious professional membership body in Central London. The successful candidate will have excellent experience of developing relationships across trade, local, national and international media. This is a permanent, full-time role.

The role:

You will respond to demands from media and develop, deliver the organisation's media relations strategy, and lead on specific proactive campaigns. You'll advise managers and staff on how to deal with the media, including and develop relationships with internal spokespeople. The successful candidate will also create and deliver strategies to deal with crisis management. You'll communicate with members, update databases and produce reports.

Person Specification:

You should be bright and bubbly to fit in with this outgoing team. A background in the press office of a professional membership body, or in a media agency, is desirable; however my client will also consider media relations professionals from other backgrounds. Whatever your background, you must have experience of dealing with local, national and trade media. You should be educated to degree level or equivalent, and a professional qualification in media or public relations is desirable. You must have experience of using social media in the communications mix. Successful candidates will also have experience of managing reputations and crisis management.

Our client is hoping to fill this role ASAP so get in touch now for further details!

We regret that, due to the large number of applications we receive, we are only able to respond to applicants who meet our client's specifications.