Category

N/A

Location

London 

Salary

£30,000 - £32,000 Per Annum

Contract Type

permanent

My client, in financial services, is looking to bring on-board a Press & Content Officer to join their small and busy external affairs team. This role would suit a commercially minded and politically astute communications professional with an eye for a story and a passion for drafting impactful and effective member, stakeholder and consumer-facing communications.
At an exciting time for the team and organisation, this postholder will take on board a broad portfolio of responsibilities and will greatly suit motivated individuals that are keen to become an integral part of a small and close-knit team.
The successful candidate will:
•    Write for a range of owned and partner channels drafting news stories, press releases, byline articles, blogs and website content
•    Develop and maintain good professional relationships with key communicators across the media and other key organisations including government, regulators and trade associations
•    Create and publish high-quality and engaging content for a variety of audiences, including senior stakeholders from industry bodies, partner organisations or local/national media as well as communicating effectively to those who aren’t industry experts
•    Work effectively as a key member of a close-knit team and support colleagues across the wider organisation in policy, public affairs, learning & development and events.
•    Be comfortable managing a heavy workload and demonstrate an ability to prioritise, meeting deadlines in a fast-paced integrated communications team
The successful candidate will demonstrate:                                
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Excellent attention to detail and exceptional written ability
•    An ability to tailor writing for a range of channels and audiences
•    Ability to research ideas thoroughly to create and develop evidence-based influential narratives
•    Agile and creative thinking with an ability to get to grips with a range of policy issues and industry topics
•    Demonstrable experience of developing and producing high quality content
•    Experience of having built relationships with political and professional decision-makers
•    Able to work under pressure and manage workloads
•    Highly organised and self-motivated
 

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Ryan Marner

Ryan Marner

Policy, Public Affairs & Comms Consultant

ryanmarner@murraymcintosh.com
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