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Press Officer

Press Officer

Posted 6 June by RZ Group Easy Apply Ended

Press Officer (Media)

Location: Exeter
Duration: 6 month contract
IR35: Inside

RZ Group is looking for an experienced Press Officer to promote and protect a well-known brand and reputation within the media and public in line with communication strategy.

Key responsibilities:

* Deal with media enquiries in an appropriate, timely manner through the use of social media channels
* Provide expert advice at all levels on all media-related matters
* Draft media plans, press releases, Q&A, blogs and other digital content
* Contribute to the coordination and delivery of proactive media plans
* Help identify up-and-coming media opportunities and threats, ensuring that the business is aware of and prepared for all key issues that may impact the organisation
* Create and develop beneficial relationships with both internal and external contacts

Key skills:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Creative thinker with good interpersonal skills
* Proven experience and understanding of digital, print and broadcast news media
* Previous experience of successful use of social media as a communications tool
* Ability to proactively work to tight deadlines and under pressure
* Strong organisational skills

Desirable skills:

* Experience of broadcasting on radio and/or TV

**Please note that as the company is in the public sector the role has been classified as being inside of IR35 and therefore candidates will need to be willing contract through an umbrella company**

Recruitment Zone acting as an employment business in regard to this advert.

Reference: 35319958

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