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Reference: 81789

Date Added: 21 December 2021
Closing Date: 16 January 2022

Job Title: Job1 - Head of Press & Media / Job 2 - Events & EA Officer

Working For: Centre for Cities

Location: London

Salary: Job 1 - £42,000-£50,000 / Job 2 - £26,000 - £30,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Job 1 - Head of Press & Media

• Generate press coverage for the Centre’s work in national, specialist, regional and online media.
• Play a key role in writing, editing and commenting on the Centre’s outputs from research publications, web content, podcasts, and corporate materials.
• Lead a strategy to position opinion pieces, articles and commentary from the Centre for Cities in the mainstream press.
• Edit and curate the Centre’s blog.
• Advise the research team and senior management team on press and media angles and issues.
• Develop and build relationships with key national and local reporters and media contacts to raise the Centre’s overall profile.
• Manage the Centre’s relationships with its external communications suppliers (including its media database and clippings agency).
• Monitor and evaluate the impact of the Centre’s media activities.
• Provide support across other External Affairs functions, including events, campaigns and public affairs, as required by the team.

Job 2 - Events and EA Manager

• Deliver the Centre’s annual programme of events to communicate the breadth and range of the Centre’s research and ideas to the widest possible network
• Support the delivery of events for the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth in which Centre for Cities is a partner
• Play a major role in organising and delivering the Centre’s presence at party conferences: including our events programme, organising conference passes and accommodation
• Draft event descriptions and briefings for internal staff and speakers
• Provide support for the wider EA team across a wide range of activities including press and media, digital and social media, and stakeholder relationships.

Closing Date: 16 January 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interview: w/c 24/01/2022

Start date: ASAP

Application Details

Job 1 - Head of Press & Media


Job 2 - Events & EA Officer


Please note to that we do not accept CVs.

Website: https://www.centreforcities.org

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