PR Officer

Recruiter
Harris Hill Ltd
Location
London
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A global events company is looking for a PR Officer to promote work on some of the biggest humanitarian aid and international events for leading NGO s. The company is the leading platform for professionals in humanitarian aid and development. It aims is to engage the sector at every level and provides an annual forum to meet, source, supply and improve the efficiency of aid. International travel is a part of the role, so this is an amazing opportunity for the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities will include:

-Building an engaged community of relevant professionals

-Increase awareness of the company within the EU, UN, Red Cross, and NGOs

-Develop relationships with key media and build a strong database of press contacts

-Build a database of Media/ Press/ Communications officers in leading NGOs and relevant organisations

-Regularly engage with all stakeholders exhibitors, speakers, and partners to develop content

-Write compelling press releases to be distributed throughout the year and secure and produce constant editorial of a high-standard throughout the campaign

-Create blog posts and engaging content which tie in with the year s theme for the event website and LinkedIn

-Manage the event social media accounts, promoting the event, sector news and key milestones

In Order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

-Enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who can work well in a team

-Strong interest in current affairs and the humanitarian and international development sectors

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Able to work to tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment

-Proven success at pitching stories to the media and working with journalists

-Ability to write accurate and engaging editorial, blogs and press releases to a high standard

-Strong social media experience

If you have these skills then please send me your up to date CV. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.