Media Officer

Greater London

£27,000 to £30,000

Fixed-term contract

The organisation


Working for a high profile, issues-rich London Borough that is home to a major sporting attraction, you will report on a range of topical issues from the environment, health and education to crime and justice.


The role


As the Media Officer you will handle a range of national and regional media, both reactive enquiries and proactive in addition to supporting the delivery of the external strategy. To enrich these campaigns, you will strategically select social and digital media to promote and manage issues and attract and build an online community. You will be required to manage and advise senior stakeholders, including briefing ahead of media interviews and providing general guidance on issues management and the media.


The candidate


  • Experience of executing proactive media campaigns
  • Previously used social and digital media to support traditional media work
  • Confident and credible dealing with senior stakeholders
  • An interest in current affairs
  • Able to spot opportunities in the media for securing a story
  • Available immediately for this nine month contract

Madeleine Burton,

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+44 (0)20 3435 7269





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


Media Officer

Contact: Madeleine Burton


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