Senior Press Officer

£24.00 - £27.00 per hour
30 July 2018
27 August 2018
Dominic Joseph
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Your new company

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced press officer to join a local authority in London.

Your new role

* Working with the Head of External Communications to advise senior officers and members on all aspects of media work and to successfully deliver the Council's corporate Communications Strategy and programme of identified campaigns, including a significant focus on research and evaluation.
* To be a professional lead for media handling across the communications service.
* To ensure information is provided to deliver an effective campaign, consultation and engagement service.
* To keep up to date with best practice in external communications in the public and private sector and introduce innovation and new ways of working to benefit the council and our audience.
* To support the Head of External Relations to manage the external relations budget.
* To support the delivery of an integrated corporate Communications Strategy
* To help with the management and development of Communication Officers if needed

What you'll need to succeed

To succeed in this role you need to be someone who has worked at a senior press level of one year or more. You need to be someone who will work in a proactive manor. Ideally you are someone who has worked in a local government press office previously, or someone who has worked in a similar sector.

What you'll get in return

In return you will have an immediate start whilst on a competitive salary.

What you need to do now

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