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Reference: 85524

Date Added: 11 August 2022
Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Job Title: Communications Officer

Working For: UK Finance

Location: London

Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

As the Communications Officer you’ll enjoy significant levels of national, regional, broadcast and trade media engagement on both reactive and proactive stories.

Some of the issues you will get involved with include:

  • Responding to government or regulatory announcements that impact the banking and finance sector
  • Arranging broadcast interviews
  • Drafting opinion articles for publication
  • Promoting the work of our Take Five to Stop Fraud campaign, which aims to help people stay safe from fraud
  • Helping get the messaging right on UK Finance’s top policy asks

Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Support the communications team in handling reactive day to day media relations
  • Work with colleagues to maintain UK Finance’s long term strategic ‘forward look’ grid and coordinate media activity accordingly
  • Respond to press calls and draft reactive lines and coordinate broadcast media bids
  • Prepare press releases and identify opportunities for proactive coverage

Download and read the full job description and list of key responsibilities on the UK Finance website: https://www.ukfinance.org.uk/careers/communications-officer

Closing Date: 30 September 2022

Interview/Start Dates

TBC

Application Details

If you are interested in applying for one of our roles, please send a short covering letter which references the position you are interested in, along with your CV to: ukfrecruitment@ukfinance.org.uk

Website: http://www.ukfinance.org.uk/

Additional Notes