Interim PR & Media Officer

West Midlands, Coventry
£25000 - £31000 per annum
11 Jul 2019
10 Aug 2019
Claire Needham
Communications & PR
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract

This is such a fantastic role..........My client a charitable organisation based in Coventry are looking for an Interim PR & Media Officer for a 12 month FTC to start end of July/August - this role is part- time - 3 or 4 days/week so a rare opportunity to find!

Reporting into the Head of Communications and Marketing you will utilise your press and communication experience with the business to make a real difference!

This roles requires an individual to:

  • Proactively and re-actively represent the charity to national and regional print, broadcast and online media
  • Constantly seek out relevant press for the sector and proactively comment
  • Prepare and issue press releases to local and national consumer and trade press
  • Provide comment in respect to profile building or crisis communications
  • Maintain relationships with key editors, producers and journalists within the sector
  • Help plan and direct the creation of material that will maintain and enhance the charity's public image
  • Work with colleagues and suppliers to ensure all material is relevant

The suitable candidate must have:

  • Strong written, verbal communication skills with a proactive imagination
  • The ability to build and maintain strong relationships with staff and external stakeholders.
  • A finisher who responds positively to a deadline environment.
  • Experience in a press environment
  • Experience in: working in front line customer service environment, working on fast-paced news desk or similar deadline environment (involving writing)
  • A self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision

If this Interim PR & Media Officer role is of interest and you are immediately available I would love to hear from you. This role is commutable from Rugby, Leicester, Warwick, Leamington Spa, Stratford upon Avon, Solihull, Birmingham, Coventry and offers a salary of up to £31,000 dependent on experience.

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