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Press Officer (Corporate Comms)

Press Officer (Corporate Comms)

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent, B2B Communications

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Circa £30,000 - £38,000

  • Contact:

    Nisha Darbar

  • Contact Email:

    ndarbar@vmagroup.com

  • Job Ref:

    ND914557

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2019-09-22

  • Consultant:

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Fantastic opportunity for a strong press officer to join a well known FTSE 100 business in the FMCG/Retail sector.

Responsibilities:

  • Build a good understanding of the issues, challenges and priorities for the business
  • Support in the delivery of the communications and media relations strategy and plan
  • Responsible for researching news angles and story leads, using insights and data to inform ideas and targeting
  • Draft and fact check media materials
  • Generate ideas for thought leadership initiatives
  • Responsible for managing end to end reactive media enquiries
  • Proactive and reactive media relations
  • Working closely with the customer services team to support with communications
  • Ability to identify emerging issues and have a strong news sense/hunger for the news & media
  • You will be responsible for managing certain projects working with various stakeholders

Key Skills:

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Digitally savvy with a strong news sense
  • Experience working with the media and confidence in speaking with journalists
  • Experience in crisis/issues management
  • Ability to develop engaging and innovative media content for press releases and media statements
  • Experience working in a fast paced press office both reactively and proactively is required. Ideally this will be from an FMCG/Retail background or another consumer facing business.

If you have the experience and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply with your CV ASAP.

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