Media Officer

Recruiter
Reed Marketing & Creative
Location
London (Central)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
11 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reed Marketing & Creative is currently partnering with a well known Health Trust who have an immediate opportunity for an experienced Media Relations Officer based in Central London.

Minimum 6 month contract:(Possibly Temporary to Permanent) £200 - £250 per day
Interviews week commence 30th May 2018

Working in a team of 6. the main focus of the post is to support the Head of News and the Deputy Director of Media Relations in the delivery of effective media relations to ensure balanced coverage of the Trust's messages. This involves assisting the interaction with print, broadcast and online media, generating positive awareness of achievements, regulatory actions and policy initiatives where appropriate and handling sensitive situations that could have an adverse effect on the reputation of the Trust.

It is essential you are education to degree level or have equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in media relations, CIPR or NCTJ would be advantageous. Alongside having a successful track record of working on proactive media campaigns and handling difficult issues in the media, you will be persuasive and influential when dealing with and influencing journalists and the media.

Though there is flexibility on your sector background, it would be advantageous if you have experience of working within health communications, ideally in the NHS, or/and previous experience of working in Central Government. Previous experience of working as a Journalist would also be desirable but this is not essential.

Please forward your cv asap for this exciting opportunity, interviews week commence 9th April 2018.

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