Media & External Communications Officer

Reed Marketing & Creative
02 May 2017
02 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is a government funded organisation who invest in research and training for biosciences in the UK.  They are currently looking for a Media and External Communications Officer to work in their Communications and Engagement team.

The team strives to raise awareness of the organisations' research and aims to create advocates and supporters by building stakeholder engagement through a variety of integrated campaign approaches. 

The role will involve writing media releases, featured articles, blog posts and develop social media content for the organisation.  You will be responding to media requests and delivering a high quality reactive communications service.  There will be digital communications, events and public engagement projects that you will be working on, and you will be developing content for integrated communications strategies.

Working collaboratively with your immediate team and the wider organisation gathering news for producing copy for the the monthly newsletters, you will be an experienced communicator used to dealing with key stakeholders at all levels.  You must have impeccable written and oral communication skills and understand the importance of development of media and digital content for integrated communications strategies.

Experience with social media particularly Twitter and Facebook is a prerequisite, and digital channel experience including Tumblr and YouTube would be highly desirable for this role.

If you have worked in a public sector, education, council or research industry environment that would be advantageous, and you must have experience of networking with key contacts across the media, communications offices and internal groups.

Interested? Please contact  me, Jo Aldred, on 01793 508490 or drop me an email at, if you are interested in finding out more about this role, or simply apply online!

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