Press Officer

Kelly Services
12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Press Officer
Across Hampton, Surbiton & High Wycombe Sites
Part-time, 9 month contract
£20,000 per annum

Do you have a background or experience within PR, marketing and social media platforms?

Are you someone passionate about the care or military industry?

Our prestigious care industry client is currently looking to recruit a part-time Press Officer, on a 9 month contract basis, to work across all of their office sites; Hampton, Surbiton and High Wycombe.

Duties & Tasks:

- Ensure the clients public presence is aligned with the brand and always delivers appropriate messaging in all media
- Ensure that permissions are gained and maintained for use of materials, both externally and internally
- Develop contacts and build relationships with national, local and specialist press and media agencies
- Engage with the local community and community groups
- Develop and deliver PR and social media campaigns. Research and develop stories, including sourcing and managing images, writing press releases, posts and tweets
- Monitor and evaluate media coverage, overseeing our media monitoring service
- Proactively place stories and reactively handle media requests
- Meet with journalists on a regular basis
- Undertake other such duties as may be required and which are consistent with the nature of this role, including travel, flexible working hours and possible 'on call' duties

Person Specific:

- Effective and confident communications
- Professional, resilient and self-aware individual
- Strong copywriting skills and good attention to detail
- Good interpersonal skills
- Understanding of web tools and applications, blogs and online communities and social networks
- The ability to plan, prioritise and manage workloads
- The ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

If you are interested in applying for this role, then please contact Nicole on for further information.

Kelly Services UK Ltd are acting as the employment business for this vacancy.