Press and Communications Officer

Location
England, Bristol
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2016
Closes
13 Dec 2016
Ref
2895403
Marketing Disciplines
PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Contract
Work Experience Level
Executive
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side

Press & Comms Officer, fantastic public sector organisation

Your new company
Your new company is a vital section of the UK health service that is responsible for monitoring health outcomes and outbreaks, delivering first class guidance and advice to the public, and ensuring health awareness.


Your new role
As the Press and Communications Officer, you will play an extremely important role in carrying healthcare messages from medical professionals to the general public, using your excellent communications skills to ensure this is accessible, understandable, and able to reach its audience. You will be able to quickly build rapport with the media, and use this to convey your messages and answer queries. The ability to use Twitter to connect with your audience is essential, as well as the ability to remain calm under pressure. Involvement in the communications strategy will be required, exposing you to areas of the business which will inevitably enhance your professional development.

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for those with an experience in a health and social care environment or at least an interest in public health, with demonstrable experience as a Press Officer/Communications professional. You will be an independent worker, with plenty of initiative and drive, and be comfortable dealing with sensitive data.

What you'll get in return
You will be rewarded for your hard work with a generous salary and benefits package, all of which can be discussed upon application.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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