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Press Officer - In-house - Charity

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Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£200-£230 per day
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
15 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Freelance
Work Experience Level
Executive, Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
Press Officer

We’re looking for an experienced press officer to join this global charity. You will help communicate a wide range of issues surrounding the research, of this leading NFP. 

As a driven and enthusiastic press officer you will:

  • Write and edit copy on a wide range of topics including newly published scientific rs, health campaigns,
  • Receive and respond to media enquiries quickly,
  • Monitor the media, particularly in relation to science and medical stories, and build relationships with relevant journalists

You will need to be able to interpret scientific papers for public consumption and to communicate complex ideas in an engaging and accessible way. We are looking for candidates who have worked in a press office and a journalistic background would be an advantage. A science background is desirable but not essential. 

A 3 month contract starting as soon as possible £200-£230 per day.