Press Officer (6 month temp-to-perm)

Recruiter
Ellwood Atfield
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
The opportunity A new major FTSE listed consumer brand are looking for an media relations professional to join their London office as a Press Officer for an immediate start. The role is for an initial 6 months paying £35,000-£40,000 with the likelihood of going permanent. Main responsibilities Work at a fast pace in a busy press office, working reactively to a high volume of media enquiries Proactively sell news stories to trade press & journalists Create informative & gripping content for press releases Build upon some established relationships with journalists Work collaboratively internally, providing media briefings and advice Key skills and experience required Proven success in media relations on behalf of a consumer brand (in-house or agency) A strong track record proactively building relationships with journalists Proven experience hitting the ground running in a corporate press office Exceptional written and verbal communications skill with the ability to brief speakers If this role is of interest, please submit your CV using the apply button and ensure you quote the reference number PA-1802-5666 in all correspondence. Shortlisting will be taking place on Friday 9th of January.

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