Head of Press

London

£48,000 to £52,000 plus benefits

Permanent


Organisation

 

A campaigning organisation who represent the voice of over 60,000 individuals on issues from employment and the gig economy to taxation and regulation. This is an opportunity to join them at a time of exciting growth, with a focus on becoming the authority on these issues in the media with the support of high performing research and policy team.

 

Role

 

As the Head of Press you will lead the strategy for media engagement and the wider external communications output as well as being the Editor for the organisation’s in-house magazine. You will have and build strong relationships with journalists and land high-impact, issues rich national media campaigns with the support of a three person team.  You’ll demonstrate a good understanding of policy, create engaging news stories, and provide briefings to the senior team. In support of the external affairs activities you will engage with Government departments, Parliament, the unions and the wider industry.

 

Candidate

 

  • Previously worked in a busy, high profile and issues rich press office
  • Experience of translating complex policy documents into engaging news stories
  • Credible and confident building relationships with journalists and other stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


Madeleine Burton,
Consultant


Direct Line
+44 (0)20 3435 7269


Email
mburton@birchwoodknight.co.uk


Social

LinkedIn 

 



Watching
Peaky Blinders, McMafia and Silent Witness


Reading
The Mother of All Questions: Further Feminisms by Rebecca Solnit


Favourite website
ASOS.com


Favourite shop
Anthropologie


Dream holiday
World tour

  • Media relations
  • Internal communications
  • Government affairs & public policy
  • Financial communications
  • Digital corporate communications
  • Speechwriting

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