Press Officer - Cardiff £35,000
Your new company
This is an exciting new permanent opportunity to work with a Welsh Government funded organisation based in Central Cardiff.
Your new role
Reporting to the Communications Manager you will be responsible for promoting the work of the organisation by increasing targeted coverage across local, national and sector specific media. You will develop stories, use your copywriting and storytelling skills to write engaging content for a range of outputs on digital and print channels. You will develop influential relationships, both internally and externally, and engage with key stakeholders and media contacts to increase their understanding of the organisation and to increase coverage of the organisations published content. Managing and responding to media enquiries, monitoring, measuring and reporting the effectiveness of all media relations activities.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have substantial media relations experience gained by either working as a journalist or as a press / communications officer. With a good understanding of the media and political landscape within Wales you will have knowledge and experience of delivering integrated marketing campaigns for B2B audiences. Excellent copywriting and communications skills both written and verbal are required for this position. You will also have experience of using a variety of IT including MS Office packages / CRM and Content Management Systems.
What you'll get in return
This is a permanent opportunity with a salary of £35,000 + discretionary bonus scheme. 38 days annual leave (including bank holidays), generous pension scheme as well as an excellent range of other benefits. Flexible working options are available.
What you need to do now
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