Media Relations Officer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

  • Job Type:


  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Ruben van den Boer

  • Contact Email:


  • Job Ref:

    RVDB 914906

  • Consultant:

    Ruben van den Boer

The Media Relations Officer will be part of the Corporate Communications team, reporting in to the Head of Corporate Affairs.

Key responsibilities

  • Support country teams on their media engagement (press releases, statements, ad hoc enquiries, etc.) and ensure their activities align to the overall corporate narrative.
  • Support with corporate media engagement (press releases, asset development, etc.) through monitoring of the press inbox, pitching news to target media etc.
  • Prepare evaluation reports of corporate media activities.
  • Prepare and manage corporate social media channels.
  • Plan and implement agreed PR activity in support of specific business initiatives.
  • Support in maintenance and development of the corporate website.
  • Advise senior team on media engagement.
  • Manage and organise media training across the business.

Essential skills

  • Bachelor degree or higher.
  • two to six years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Dutch is considered an asset.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to work under time pressure.
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Enthusiastic team player.
  • Ability to prioritise and plan effectively.
  • Keen attention to detail.



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