Press Officer

Pertemps Reading Commercial DDT
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Pertemps Managed Solutions are currently recruitng on behalf of a Government Agency who are looking to recruit a Press Officer.

Press Officers work as part of small specialist teams in the press office. They have particular portfolios with subjects they are responsible for offering media handling advice to Ministers, Special Advisers and officials on these areas

You will develop, implement and evaluate communications plans to support delivery of our business outcomes by:

• Using insight to identify target audiences and partners and help inform the overall communication tactics and approach

• Designing and developing targeted content and messages suitable across a range of channels, identifying risks and planning mitigating actions

• Ensuring effective delivery on time, in budget

• Make sure all activity is aligned to the nationwide communications plan and organisational priorities.

You will seek to influence customers and build strong partnerships internally and externally to maintain a positive reputation, response and effective resolution of issues. You will also work with colleagues in other areas and national office to develop and implement national-once communications campaigns and projects.#

The Candidate:

1. Provide specialist guidance to operational teams in order to influence compliance with Environment Agency policy / legislation / best practice ways of working and contribute to the delivery of business plans.

2. Keep up to date on changing legislation / best practice externally, to inform internal priorities and appropriate alignment.

3. Contribute to the development of Environment Agency policy / process at national / local level and monitor and advise on effective implementation in the business, in line with environmental targets.

4. Lead or participate in projects, providing functional / specialist input to improve ways of working and business change & efficiency.

5. Build and sustain effective relationships with operational customers to understand issues and provide effective response / steer for operational needs.

6. Mentor and coach others on policies, procedures, practices and techniques equipping them with the knowledge and skills to deliver their work in an effective and efficient manner

For more information please apply and a recruitment consultant will be in touch to answer any queries you may have