Senior Press Officer

£33.14 - £37.64 per hour
08 November 2019
06 December 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
Your new company This position is with a Central London based Local Authority Your new role This position will be providing press and communications advice and services to key political figures and senior members of the local council. The post holder will be working on both a proactive and reactive basis to respond to high profile issues. This will be involve dealing with national and international media and press, as well as managing media events and interviews. The position will also involve management of a small team of press officers, so management experience would be beneficial. You will also have the opportunity to accompany key political figures to external engagements. What you'll need to succeed * Flexibility to work out of hours and be on call as required * Proven track record in providing media services or qualified journalist * Experience within public sector or charity sector would be beneficial * Experience in a management/supervisor role within a busy press office, where you have worked on high profile issues on a daily basis * Ability to hit the ground running in a new team * Understanding of the issues facing London as a major city would be beneficial What you'll get in return Work on exciting projects and receive a competitive salary What you need to do now If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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