Solutions4Recruitment

Media Relations Officer

Location
England, Hampshire
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Sep 2016
Closes
14 Oct 2016
Ref
VR/07535
Industry Sector
Insurance
Contract Type
Permanent
Work Experience Level
Executive
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Copywriter

Media Relations Officer

Circa £34k, DOE

Hampshire, commutable from Winchester, Andover and Salisbury

VR/07535

The opportunity has arisen for a Media Relations Officer to join a fantastic, hardworking company in the heart of Hampshire. You will be working as part of the business to business marketing team to deliver content in line with corporate strategy, supporting top of funnel activity for new business.

You will be working with colleagues from around the business to proactively identify and source newsworthy content to pitch and write engaging news releases. In this role you will be working very closely with journalists so good communication skills are vital.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Creating articles and white papers
  • Leading all journalist relationships and output as required
  • Maintaining a core team of internal spokespeople
  • Identifying and building strong relationships across the business
  • Collating and maintaining a list of magazine forward features with key trade press and pitch for inclusion where appropriate
  • Act as the first point of contact for all media enquiries and effectively manage these requests
  • Monitor and evaluate media coverage

You will be the ideal candidate due to your:

  • Trade press management experience
  • PR campaign experience
  • Strong skills in writing and proof reading
  • IT literate
  • Agency/external supplier management

Apply now if you have a strong journalistic background and are looking for a role in which you can grow and develop within a fabulous company.

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