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Press Officer(Ref: TH1112)

Type: Permanent

Skills: content , copywriting


Press Officer

Salary £31,000 - £35,000 pro rata

3 – 6 month contract


Working within the marketing and communications department you will be responsible for writing and sourcing press releases, creating engaging articles for multiple channels.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead on the planning of a rolling schedule of themed news content for delivery across a range of internal and external channels working collaboratively with colleagues in Marketing & Communications
  • Manage incoming media enquiries and interview requests and to monitor media coverage, including out-of-hours as required
  • Lead on the sourcing and development of news stories in line with the agreed content plan working with colleagues as appropriate
  • Lead on the development of creative and engaging content based on these news stories for deployment across a broad mix of internal and external channels
  • Monitor analytics and provide regular reports and recommendations based on the reach and effectiveness

What you will need:

  • Copywriting or journalism qualification or similar
  • Press Officer or PR background would be ideal
  • High quality creative writing skills for print, web and digital platforms
  • Track record of creating engaging content for a range of audiences, applying brand and in house styles
  • Experience of handling journalists in a professional manner and understanding how media works
  • Ability to interpret and communicate complex information in an engaging and accessible manner

This contract role will be home based for the first 3 months.





Location: Brighton, East Sussex

Salary: £31,000 - £35,000

This position has been filled