Interim Press Officer

Posted 11 October by ADLIB
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  • Short Term Press & Media Management Contract.
  • Large Innovative Organisation.
  • Flexible/Remote Working Options.

Here is a great opportunity to join the local authority on a short term contract as their interim Press Officer in Shepton Mallet. Due to the location there is the option to work remotely for a minimum of 1 day per week.

What you'll be doing

You will be delivering a cutting edge media and communications strategy for the area, proactively responding to what's happening inside and outside of the organisation. You will be writing press releases, dealing with journalists and the media, managing stakeholders such as elected members, the corporate management team and senior officers.

You may be expected at times to attend external meetings that take place in the evening, however you'll receive those hours back at another time.

What experience you'll need to apply
  • Excellent copywriting and proof reading
  • Ability to write press releases
  • Media management experience
  • Ideally experience working at a local government level
  • Exceptional communication skills

What you'll get in return for your talents

The day rate is £100-£120pd for this contract, and should last up to 3 months in the first instance.

What next

If you're available to start within the next 2 weeks and have relevant experience then please apply now.

Reference: 39122030

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