Press Officer

Location
London
Salary
Up to £32000 per annum
Posted
17 Jan 2019
Closes
14 Feb 2019
Ref
00090780
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
Marketing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A government institution is looking for a press officer. The position will suit someone who can write high level content for publication, generate fresh ideas, produce thorough research and find creative ways to deliver messages under tight deadlines and high pressure working environment.

Role Title: Press officer

Location: London, W8
Job type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: 32K per annum
22 days annual leave + extended holiday allowances

Duties:
- Awareness international politics in general, and Middle East specifically
- Ability to write op-eds that are high enough quality to be printed in national broadsheet newspapers
- Produce of compelling original content, including graphics and video, for social media platforms.
- Monitoring and analysing media coverage and producing coverage reports
- Draft emails, letters, articles, blog posts, and briefing notes
- Acting as a point of contact for journalists
- Preparing high officials for interviews
- Writing materials for a range of on and offline channels and platforms including press releases, and statements.

Skills:
- Excellent writing skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Media Savvy
- Highly proactive and positive attitude to tasks
- The ability to offer creative and innovative ideas
- Able to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
- Able to carry out and in depth a research
- Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

Requirements:
- BA, preferably in related areas - must
- 1-3 years of experience in relevant industries - must
- Must have work permit / UK visa (Valid for at least 2 years)

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