Press & PR Officer Manager

£35000 - £45000 per annum
05 March 2018
02 April 2018
Jordan Burkinshaw
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
You will be responsible for generating positive press and public relations coverage and maintaining and developing the Leading Arts Body's global reputation. This role also requires reputations crisis management experience and you will be expected to advise on responses and statements for a range of enquiries and issues.

Client Details

London Based Art Gallery


You will be responsible for the creation of awareness, "buzz" and demand for the Leading Arts Body, ensuring that all exhibition specific campaigns effectively integrate press and PR activity with other marketing and eCRM activity

* Develop and deliver PR and media campaigns for exhibitions and events that capture the imagination, enhance the brand and drive positive coverage.
* Lead on crisis management and when appropriate, ensure clear lines of communication with key internal stakeholders and the press.
* Proactively develop and maintain influencer network to insure maximum high value coverage.
* Line manage 2 Press Officer's ensuring they have professional development opportunities.
* Produce a schedule for press packs, invitations, photo-sheets etc.
* Ensure key media channels are monitored and respond where appropriate.
* Ensure the effectiveness of press views, launches, press trips and events for the Arts Body.



* Experience of reputation management for an internationally recognised brand.
* Experience of crisis management
* Experience of managing a press team.
* Experience of working with multiple stakeholders when developing press/PR campaigns.
* A great press contacts book.
* Knowledge of the techniques required to generate positive coverage both on and offline.


* Background in Journalism.
* Working for a museum/gallery or cultural sector.
* Press office or PR agency experience. Experience of social media to communicate with press and PR contacts would be an advantage.

Job Offer

Salary - £35,000 to £45,000

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