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Press Officer - Education

£36,000 to £41,000
Job Type
21 Sep 2022

Press Officer - Education Practice

£36,000 - £41,000

Hybrid working

The Company:

I've partnered with a non-for-profit business that supports various different personnel within religion. This supportive business help build awareness and social justice across the UK and Europe. I'm looking for an experienced PR officer who has a passion for charity and education.

The Role:

They are seeking a hands-on and experienced Press Officer to join a small communication to team and help to develop their current media presence for their education practice. You will lead all elements of their press function, handling all national and international media responses. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a fast paced and ever-changing role. You will be able to combine brand awareness with education and deliver a clear and consistent tone of voice. You will be experienced in crisis communications and respond adequately to sensitive topics.

Key Responsibilities:

To develop consistent lines of communication across various channels including print, radio and TV media

To increase the awareness and understanding of the brand within the media and the public

Take lead on all things related to the press office, including press enquiries, and drafting press releases

Conduct interviews with internal and external contacts

Collaborate with appropriate teams across the wider business

Support crisis management strategies and planning

Key Requirements:

3 years+ press office experience, ideally within a non for profit, education or similar (B2C)

Outstanding writing skills as well as an understanding of different styles of writing (from press releases to op-eds, from blog posts, TV to spokesperson briefings)

Previous experience in crisis communications, able to manage unexpected and sensitive situations

The ability to consistently meet tight deadlines

Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism or related field, or comparable work experience

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  • Job Reference: 717605494-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Salt
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £36,000 to £41,000
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: 14/11/2022