Senior Media Campaigns Officer

Posted 18 November by VMA Group
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Are you adept at media relations and enjoy working in a busy press environment? Would you like to represent a key utility within a membership organisation? We're looking for a Senior Media Campaigns Officer to join the corporate team. You will be representing this industry at a national level, working on high-profile comms issues and dealing with national print and broadcast journalists. You will also help with crisis communications; brief senior spokespeople including the CEO, and help implement a new organisational strategy and vision for this vital sector. It's an exciting role for someone who enjoys working with multiple stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

Dealing with reactive media enquiries and seeking proactive media opportunities

Writing statements and press releases

Producing briefing material ahead of media interviews

Planning for launches and events

Providing communications support on all campaign activity

Key requirements:

The role demands a high standard of written and spoken English

The ability to be self-sufficient and motivated

Confidence to brief national journalists and deal with multiple stakeholders

The ability to manage complex and sometimes technical information

VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing. Specialist practices cover internal and change communications, external communications, investor relations, public affairs, marketing, digital and agency services.

VMAGROUP has an international presence with offices across Europe. We have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industries supporting planning and decision-making.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.

Required skills

  • Campaigns
  • Writing Skills
  • Crisis Communications
  • Managing Media Relations

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