Date Added: 23 May 2023
: 6 June 2023
Job Title: Press Officer
Working For: Citizens Advice
Salary: £20,300 actual per annum, plus on call allowance and London allowance (if applicable)
Length of Contract: 13 months
The role is a fixed-term maternity cover contract (13 months) in a job share, working fixed days Monday, Thursday and Friday.
Citizens Advice is looking for a media relations specialist or journalist to join our award-winning news team. As a Press Officer you will help deliver high-impact media coverage on our key policy priorities as well as handling reactive media enquiries. You’ll also get to deepen your knowledge by having a particular area to specialise in, starting with our consumer rights brief. You’ll start by focussing on important issues that impact people every day, from discrimination in financial markets to the newer challenges facing consumers in a digital age, such as subscription traps. The role will also cover consumer rights in the telecoms, post and parcels markets.
You’ll be an excellent communicator, able to identify and shape a story, and keen to spot fresh ways of achieving our goals. You will relish the challenge of pitching to journalists and producers across all major national channels and platforms. You’ll have a good understanding of the media landscape, including how people get their news from social media. This is a great opportunity to thrive in a friendly and supportive team working together to make things better for people.
Closing Date: 6 June 2023
Interview dates: 14th and 15th June