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Press Officer £40,000(Ref: TH646)

Type: Permanent

Skills: PR, Copywriting, Financial Services, press relations

Description:

Press Officer

£40,000

City of London

We are working in partnership with one of the longest established organisations in the City. A respected specialist their field, they are now looking for a skilled Press Officer who can protect and enhance their reputation, through strategic public relations.

The role includes:

  • Managing media relations and press enquiries, being the trusted first point of contact for media and internal PR team
  • Creating and preparing detailed documents for journalists
  • Writing, creating and distributing press releases
  • Day to day management of press relationships, including media contacts, and monitoring/reporting on media coverage from each publication
  • Management of internal comms and ensuring timely accurate announcements are share on the intranet and distributed
  • Manage the social media channels for the organisation in partnership with the marketing teams
  • Co-ordinate press visits and other events when required

You will:

  • Be educated to degree level
  • Have proven skills in a previous role, managing professional press campaigns
  • Successfully managed and created effective Press releases
  • Confidently manage press relations, contacts and campaign activity
  • Have substantial PR experience, ideally in financial services or B2B
  • Be interested in and follow trends in business and financial services
  • Have excellent written and communication skills
  • Proven skills in project management, timing plans, deliverables and budgets
  • Be self motivated, enthusiastic, commercially aware, a team player and good humoured

Location: London

Industry: PR

Salary: £40,000

This position has been filled