Media Officer

Location
England,West Midlands,Birmingham
Salary
Up to £35000 per annum
Posted
07 February 2019
Closes
07 March 2019
Ref
13990434/001
Contact
Charley Ford
Job Function
PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Media Officer

Immediate start

Min 2 month contract with potential to extend

c35k


Client Details

Public Sector


Description

* To act as a media officer contact for all media.

* To develop and maintain good relations with key media contacts across a Local and National level.

* To use internal relations and networks to identify and capitalise on positive publicity opportunities.

* To understand and pro-actively communicate key corporate objectives and direction.

* To act as a spokesperson for the organisation in both print and broadcast media where necessary.

* To write and distribute media features as part of a pro-active and planned programme of activity.

* To implement and manage when necessary PR crisis procedures alongside the media manager.

* To provide professional advice and guidance on media issues

* To be responsible for the ongoing development, maintenance and editing of the news website in conjunction with the Media Manager.

* To check reports and other publicity material for media implications and advise accordingly.

* To attend and support all relevant internal and external committee/other meetings to give media related advice/act as a point of contact for media in attendance at meetings.


Profile

* Media experience or within a media organisation/agency.

* Knowledge of the public sector desirable.

* Experience of successful working with a range of media.

* An understanding of wider communications practice is an advantage.

* Good Communication and inter-personal skills.

* Good presentation skills.

* Ability to work to deadlines as part of a team.

* Good organisation skills.


Job Offer

Immediate start

Potential to extend

Birmingham based

35k

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