VMA GROUP Appoints Interim PR & Media Manager for the Institute of Physics

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VMA GROUP Appoints Interim PR & Media Manager for the Institute of Physics

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is the professional body for physics in the UK and Ireland, leading the way to inspire people to develop their knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of physics. Working with a range of partners, the IOP support the teaching of physics in schools as well as provide evidence-based advice to the UK and Irish governments. The IOP is a world-leading science publisher. 

Having worked with VMA GROUP before, the Institute of Physics briefed our specialist interim communications recruitment team on the interim PR & Media Manager position. The interim PR and Media Manager will work closely with the Head of Communications to manage proactive and effective media responses, as well as develop an engaging social media strategy. The interim manager will lead on the organisation’s media relations activity, create effective campaigns and initiatives and support the organisation’s overall strategic objectives. Through VMA GROUP’s extensive network of highly skilled interim communications professionals, Matthew Oliver was appointed to the position.    

“I've found VMA GROUP a great agency to be represented by. They are professional, honest and really know the industry. Many thanks to Matt Gibbs for placing me in my next role and also to the other members of the team who have represented me for other roles over the past six months.” 

Matthew Oliver, interim PR & Media Manager, Institute of Physics 

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