Press Officer

Recruiter
Guru Careers
Location
London
Salary
£Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted
04 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
SR-GCP3123A
Contact
Guru Careers
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Press Officer

London

A Press Officer is needed to join a leading motor trade association in London (SW1). You will be expected to play a key role in promoting our client in the UK automotive industry to ensure a positive public profile.

Since 1902, they have established themselves as the leading trade body which supports and promotes the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad. Through the highs and the lows of the automotive industry, they have continued to prosper and are still considered to be a powerful asset to its membership base of over 600 organisations.

Joining as a Press Officer you will be dealing with varied media enquiries in an appropriate and timely manner. You will be responsible for regular press releases and maintaining/growing new media relationships. The Press Officer will attend meetings, exhibitions and events to represent the client. The Press Officer will have a pivotal role in developing the company's' digital media space to support the overall business goals.

To qualify. You should be a Press Officer/ Media Relations Officer/ Public Relations Officer/ Press Manager or similar with a CV that demonstrates:

  • A knowledge of automotive issues, the national news and public affairs;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills;
  • Fantastic organisational skills and time management;
  • Degree level or equivalent in a related subject;
  • IT savvy, i.e. Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Experienced with Wordpress based websites;
  • Relationship building and maintaining;
  • A clear understanding of the client and its position in the sector.

Experience of working in the automotive, manufacturing or engineering sector would be advantageous.

Please include a cover letter with your salary expectations.

Few roles can combine working within such a rewarding sector plus a diverse, varied and challenging position. Expect a welcoming environment where you will get the chance to work and interact with major names in the automotive industry.

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