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Communications Officer

Job Title: Communications Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Industry:
Salary: £27500 - £32000 per annum
Reference: 15618629
Job Published: August 31, 2017 01:00

Job Description

Blue Skies are delighted to have been briefed on a Communications Officer role working for a not for profit business operating nationally.

Our client really are a true specialist in their area with a global network and history of supporting a range of individuals and businesses. They are now seeking a talented Communications Officer with experience of working within a busy communications office.

The Communications Officer will be responsible for:

  • Developing news story ideas, content and campaign opportunities, researching, filming and writing material for internal and external use
  • Building relationships with journalists, media organisations and influencers on social media
  • Working closely with the dedicated PR team to field media enquiries
  • Researching and preparing briefs for media interviews or attendances at public events
  • Manage, coordinate and maintain up-to-date media relations databases
  • Delivering e-communications, social media, and editorial activities.

We would love to hear from you if you have previous experience of working within a busy communications and/or PR function, ideally gained from within a B2B or Not for Profit business, agency side or in-house. In addition, you must have had direct responsibility for the hands-on delivery of PR, website and social media activities and come armed with the experience of the full communications mix with a proven ability to write engaging content for a range of audiences.

Naturally, you will be used to dealing with journalists and have a good sense of a strong story!

This is a key role for our client and they are hoping to interview in the second week of September so please apply immediately stating your salary expectations, availability to start a new permanent role and highlighting your suitability to the role.