Senior Press Officer

A global household name is looking for an accomplished Senior Press Officer to join its team based in Central London.

In order to be suitable for this role you must have proven experience of creating compelling and highly impactful media and engagement strategies that leverage content, brand and audience insights. Storytelling, relationship building, and creativity are your superpowers!

To be suitable for this role you must have proven experience of delivering an exceptional media and communications strategy. You will be enthusiastic about creating content to engage global media and will compose, edit and manage the creation of impactful content at pace.

You will oversee creative strategy development and work with the content, brand and digital teams to create high impact stories. You will be creative and innovative and will work across multiple mediums and channels to deliver media moments that resonate and inspire. You will leverage the power of your network and build new media partnerships in support of the brand and its compelling story. 

You will have a track record of maximising media engagement and press coverage and will engage with the press around key moments in the organisation’s calendar. You will also have a meticulous eye for detail and demonstrable experience in conceptualizing, packaging and delivering content that excites and engages global media outlets.

Reporting directly to the Marketing Director, you will combine the ability to write and develop powerful copy, with the interpersonal skills required to build and influence relationships with key stakeholders, including journalists, global media contacts and external partners. You will also have excellent sub-editing, proofreading and design management skills, coupled with the ability to measure and evaluate the effectiveness of content. 

The successful candidate will have experience in communications, media engagement, PR or journalism, with an ability to create engaging content for a range of channels. You will have experience in developing campaign content in an integrated way – from writing press materials and pitching stories to global media outlets to developing creative activations and social media content which can engage both media and public audiences alike.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a confident and creative Senior Press Officer to make a profound contribution to the growth and development of a truly inspiring charity with a transformative global vision.

Salary:
£80,000
Type:
Permanent
Location:
London - Central
Sector:
Marketing
Ref:
20559
Contact Name:
Briony Lenderyou-Ferguson