Communications Officer

Job Title: Communications Officer
Contract Type: Contract/ Freelance
Location: Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: SJB8817_1496828712
Contact Name: Recruitment Team
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2017 10:45

Job Description

Communications Officer, Hitchin -

A large not for profit organization in the heart of Hertfordshire has an immediate requirement for a Communications Officer. The candidate will be required to start as soon as possible on an for an initial period of 12 weeks.

During this time, you will be responsible for all media relations, so a PR or external communications background is an essential requirement for this role. Ideally, you will have over 2 years' experience in this sector.

Main responsibilities of the Communications Officer will include:

*Media Communications
*Writing press releases
*Crisis Communications
*Web content editing
*Social media management
*Budget control

You will have excellent written and spoken English alongside impeccable organization skills. Due to the nature of the role and the business, you need to be confident, proactive and able to deal with complex issues.

If you are a talented writer with 2 years' PR or Communications experience and available to start an interim post immediately, please apply.

Due to their location this position could suit applicants from Hitchin, Baldock, Letchworth, Royston, Stevenage, Luton, Cambridge, St Albans, Bedford, Bishops Stortford and surrounding areas.

For registration purposes please could you let us know where you are currently based or which locations you are considering as well as your required salary and notice period.

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