Media Relations Specialist - Top Tier FTSE 100

£36000 - £50000 per annum
25 May 2017
23 June 2017
Muksheeda Boodhooa
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
A FTSE 100 organisation located in Central London requires a Media Relations Specialist that will help develop and deliver a national media relations program as part of an experienced Corporate Affairs team.

The role:

* You will develop and deliver a national media relations program designed to increase the public profile of the company in national and regional TV, radio and newspapers in the UK.
* Reporting to the Manager of Communications UK &; Ireland, you will draft pro-active media releases, case studies and reactive statements to help generate media coverage.
* You will leverage social media to amplify the company's messages
* You will continuously work to build and develop relationships with key journalists and editors and help organise events and visits that are designed to generate media coverage. You will work closely with external PR agencies in identifying and developing newsworthy initiatives.
* You will draft copy for internal communications

Your profile

* Minimum 2 years' experience either in house as a media relations executive or in an PR agency
* Understanding of politics or involvement in heavily regulated industry.
* A passion for people coaching and development
* Confident in effective communication with people at all levels
* Ability to work independently and autonomously as part of a wider team

This is an exceptional opportunity with a globally renowned blue chip organisation located in Central London - the Media Relations Executive offers exceptional levels on exposure across the organisation, a great variety of challenging opportunities. The position will enable rapid career progression and development opportunities within the organisation. For further information and to register your interest please do apply with your full CV details.

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