Senior Communications Officer

Part Time, Permanent
London
Posted 10 months ago

A leading membership organisation based in Central London is seeking a Senior Communications Officer to join their team. This is a Permanent, Part-Time (3 days a week) position paying a salary of up to £37,000 per annum (PRO RATA) + generous benefits.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the Marketing and Communications Director with the development of strategic communications action plan which will include developing an overview of the external media environment.
  • Providing professional advice on media queries, media protocols and advice on how to manage the media including advising senior stakeholders on media tactics.
  • Building relationships with key journalists and editors of national media and sell in press releases.
  • Supporting senior team members with the development of key policy and research reports and the communications components of corporate projects and programmes.
  • Managing the contract with the media database providers and maintain media lists.
  • Drafting clear press notices and statements for colleagues (e.g. Chief Executive and Head of Communications) as appropriate with assistance from the Communications and Public Affairs Officer.
  • Promoting the views of the business across a wide range of media and social media outlets, including writing articles and placing editorial.
  • Contributing to the communications aspects of the marketing and communications plans for key events.
  • Co-ordinating communications activity across the Nations and regions through regular telephone conference calls and planning.
  • Leading the monitoring and evaluation of media coverage and communications campaigns.

About You: 

  • Must have significant experience working in a communications, press office or other media role.
  • Experience of placing articles in national and regional print, broadcast and electronic media.
  • Experience of using social media as a tool to support a communications plan.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including a proven ability to produce high quality written work within short timescales.
  • The ability to understand and communicate complex information appropriately to a variety of audiences.
  • The ability to build effective working relationships at all levels of an organisation including negotiation and influencing skills.

Your Reward:

  • Great remuneration package inc. company pension.
  • Supportive team environment & culture.

CANDIDATES MUST HAVE FULL RIGHTS TO WORK IN THE UK UNRESTRICTED.

If you meet all of the above criteria, APPLY NOW!

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