Interim Senior Press Officer

Interim Senior Press Officer

My client, a leading healthcare regulator is looking for an experienced Senior Press Officer to be based in their Central London office for a 3 month period to start immediately. Reporting into the Media Manager, you will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with key journalists and assist with the smooth running of a busy and fast paced press office.

Please note this role sits inside scope of IR35.

Key Responsibilities

  • As part of a 24/7 - 365 press office, you will be the first point of contact for press enquiries

  • Creating press releases and briefing / advising senior colleagues  

  • Develop and maintain relationships with journalists in national, regional and trade press

  • Develop relationships with communications teams in key stakeholder organisations.

Skills desired

  • Healthcare or Central Government press office experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be a team player