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Senior Press Officer & Press Officer

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Specialisms:
Marketing & Communications
Rate/Salary:
£160pd-£300pd depending on experience
Location:
Central London
Job Type:
Contract
Start date:
ASAP
Sector:
Central Government
Qualifications:
 
Contact:
Josh Taylor
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Reference
JTSPO18/01/19


We are looking for a number of Senior Press Officer & Press Officers to join a Government Body based in Central London to deliver high quality, proactive and reactive media handling and effective communications campaigns that are integrated across channels.

  • Develop handling strategies to support policy and business objectives; ensure plans are fully integrated across diverse communications channels
  • Demonstrate a robust knowledge of the media landscape, and draw on this expertise to create innovative, proactive press strategies
  • Advise on media engagement at senior levels including the DPP, and help to design, deliver and evaluate effective campaigns
  • Identify opportunities to promote the organisations priorities, and to ensure plans are in place to address any risks; ensure effective monitoring for coverage of issues to initiate timely rebuttal where appropriate
  • Handle high-profile and sensitive cases and manage contact with key journalists to defend the reputation of the organisation