Interim Communications Officer

3 days left

Location
England,Merseyside,Liverpool
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 August 2019
Closes
19 September 2019
Ref
14041771/001
Job Function
PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
If you are immediately available for a new opportunity and have experience within communications & media this could be a fantastic opportunity for you. Our client are looking to bring an Interim Communications Officer in as soon as possible.

Client Details

Our client are at the centre point of their community, the work they do cannot be ignored and requires the right person to present them in the media.

Description

Key responsibilities of the Interim Communications Officer: * Negotiate with the media and mitigating risks to the organisation's reputation * Negotiate and consulting with internal and external stakeholders to protect and manage risks to their reputation * Analyse complex and sensitive issues to formulate a media response * Proactively identify newsworthy items to promote the organisation at a regional and national level * Integrate digital media approaches to news coverage in co-ordination with Digital Media Officers. * Develop briefing papers and a strategy in order to position spokespeople and the organisation effectively

Profile

The ideal Interim Communications Officer: * Journalism experience, media office and /or public relations experience and a relevant degree or other higher-level professional qualification * Proven ability in protecting an organisation's reputation and enhancing its image * Knowledge of media law to ensure an efficient service is provided * Ability to work under pressure and possess qualities of tact, diplomacy and resilience * Working to ever changing short deadlines to meet the demands of the organisation * Must be able to work effectively in an environment where confidentiality is paramount and discretion essential. * Ability to work independently and part of a wider marketing/communications team * A full, clean driving license and ability to commute in and around Merseyside * Ability to stat a role immediately (or at very short notice) and work daily from Liverpool

Job Offer

The Offer: * Strong day rate

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