Media and PR Officer

Reference: PM01/10/01/19
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Sector: Regulatory Bodies
Salary/Rate: £34000
Location: City of London
Type: Permanent
Posted: 10/01/2019

Media and PR Officer

Salary £34,000

City of London

Responsibilities will include:

Media Relations

To provide assistance in the delivery of the media function, including the production and distribution of press releases and liaising and responding to queries from journalists.

To provide public relations and media support to the organisation ensuring announcements are communicated effectively and providing support as required.
To provide support to the Fitness to Practise (FTP) media function, including writing weekly media alerts, liaising with the department, liaising with journalists at hearings and acting as the first response to journalist queries and issuing news releases as required.

To build effective relationships with professional body journal editors and relevant media as necessary and secure coverage.

Social Media

Support the effective delivery of the social media strategy

Carry out research on current benchmark trends and audience preferences

Recommend and implement new platforms and activities to promote the role and responsibilities of the organisation


To provide support to the campaigns function, including developing proposals and ideas, writing project plans, undertaking research and implementing campaigns as required by the External Affairs Manager.

Systems and processes

To ensure the appropriate systems and processes are in place for the media and public relations function including, maintaining the press log, managing the press cuttings service, monitoring media coverage, producing media reports and maintaining media distribution lists as required.
To contribute to the ongoing development of departmental processes as required.

Department Support

To support the communications department in the delivery of projects and activities where appropriate in relation to the fulfilment of the Communications Strategy and the organisation’s business need
The post will involve some travelling and working outside of normal office hours attending meetings and events.
To prepare reports and statistical information as required.
To respond to telephone, letter and e-mail enquiries from stakeholders, registrants and the public relating to the Communications Department matters.

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