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Murray McIntosh is glad to continue their partnership with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), this time on the hunt for a Press Officer to join their Communications teams.

The Press Officer will support on promoting the SMMT group and the UK automotive industry to ensure a positive public profile through media coverage, events, and face to face media relations. The role will also liaise with member companies, internal departments and stakeholders to identify news and communications opportunities to support the delivery of SMMT's communications objectives and business plan.

Personal Specification:

  • Education to degree level or beyond
  • An understanding of automotive issues, the national news agenda and public affairs
  • First-class written and verbal English skills
  • A clear understanding of media requirements
  • Outstanding organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal abilities and the ability to forge and maintain relationships
  • Ability to work on own initiative and under pressure to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Competent IT skills -Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Internet Explorer/ Chrome, etc.
  • Experience/knowledge of WordPress - based websites, SEO and social media practices and tools

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. Murray McIntosh is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Anna Kelly

Anna Kelly

Consultant - Policy Public Affairs & Comms

0118 438 1007
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