Category

N/A

Location

London 

Salary

£33000 - £38000 Per Annum

Contract Type

permanent

My client, a high-profile name in the automotive sector, are seeking a motivated Press Officer to join their small and busy communications 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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