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Reference: 66645

Date Added: 28 June 2018
Closing Date: 19 July 2018

Job Title: Junior Press Officer

Working For: a client of Ellwood Atfield

Location: London

Salary: up to £25,000

Job Details

My client is the leading UK business membership organisation. They provide their members with the influence, insight and access they need to plan ahead with confidence and to grow. They represent the business’ views whilst they work with policymakers to deliver a healthy environment for businesses to succeed, create jobs and ultimately, drive economic growth and prosperity.

This membership organisation speaks on behalf of 190,000 businesses of all sizes and sectors. Together they employ nearly 7 million people, about one third of the private sector-employed workforce.

With 13 offices around the UK as well as representation in Brussels, Washington, Beijing and Delhi, they communicate the British business voice around the world.

The opportunity

My client is hiring a Junior Press Officer to join their high performing media and communications team. This is a newly created role and as the Junior Press Officer you will have a hands on role in proactive and reactive media relations, social media and events. This is a terrific opportunity for someone to start their communications career in a busy team working at the centre of British business, politics and media.

Main responsibilities

Writing press releases, articles, statements, and social media content
Handling day to day media enquiries, including arranging TV, radio and print, interviews and briefing journalists on policies an related issues
Organising press conferences, media roundtables an ad hoc events
Develop and maintain relationships with media, as well as key internal and external stakeholders, including Director-General, President, Directors and Regional Directors

Key skills and experience required

  • Degree in Media, Politics or relevant field
  • Interest in current affairs
  • Strong communication and skills, both written and verbal
  • Confidence and gravitas to work with senior stakeholders

If you are interested in applying for this Junior Press Officer role and start your career in communications, please apply quoting the reference no. EH-1806-5999

Closing Date: 19 July 2018

Interview/Start Dates

Application Details

We recruit the people responsible for an organisation’s communications, reputation, change, and influence. Our team of specialist headhunters is deeply connected to and embedded within, the communications, policy, advocacy, public relations, and sustainability industries. To find out more about Ellwood Atfield and to register please visit www.ellwoodatfield.com, or click ‘apply’ via https://www.ellwoodatfield.com/job/Junior-Press-Officer-EH-1806-5999?source=W4MP .

Ellwood Atfield is an equal opportunities employer.

Website: https://www.ellwoodatfield.com/

Additional Notes

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