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Reference: 79853

Date Added: 18 August 2021
Closing Date: 17 September 2021

Job Title: Media Writer / Account Executive

Working For: Unitas Communications Ltd

Location: London

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

A unique opportunity has arisen for a media writer to join Unitas Communications, a specialist international PR & Strategic Communications Agency. Working with high-level governmental, inter-governmental, charity & corporate clients - incl. UN, Amnesty International, Friends of the Earth, NFL, Barclays, US State Department, NHS.


  • Write, edit & proofread content for press materials
  • Develop & implement media pitches
  • Draft op-eds, media articles, speeches & arrange interviews on behalf of clients
  • Develop new content ideas for clients. Determining content needs through conversations, researching topics & analysing current media coverage so their content contains timely & accurate info
  • Manage & provide direction on all social media channels
  • A lead role in developing collateral materials - incl. fact sheets, product descriptions, sales collateral, presentations, messaging, website content, newsletter content & blogs
  • Develop professional relationships with media personnel, responding to information requests & negotiating to receive the best coverage possible
  • Complete all writing projects according to given style & assignment specifications before deadlines
  • Work closely with Unitas Directorship to produce business proposals & presentations
  • Joining team brainstorming sessions to plan publicity strategies & campaigns


  • Relevant bachelor’s degree
  • Preferably a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar communications/media/journalism role
  • Strong research, writing, editing & verbal communication skills with a strict attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative, compelling & accurate content/written material in a variety of styles for diverse audiences, incl. op-eds & press releases
  • Capacity to draft/edit material ranging from quick “sound bites” to in-depth policy analysis
  • Strong knowledge of how the media works & how best to communicate with journalists
  • Ability to handle multiple projects & meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • A flexible & adaptable personal style, capable of rearranging priorities swiftly
  • A keen interest & knowledge of current affairs, global news, current affairs, politics & policy issues
  • Demonstrable passion for climate change & sustainability is preferred

Closing Date: 17 September 2021

Interview/Start Dates

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We, therefore, reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Application Details

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to info@unitascommunications.com by midnight of the closing date.

Website: http://www.unitascommunications.com/

Additional Notes