Media Relations Manager

London

c£40,000 plus bonus and benefits

Permanent


Organisation

 

Working for a high profile, advocacy body that represents a sector generating over £30 billion per year to the UK’s economy. In this role you will have the opportunity to promote industry leading research projects and join the national debate on issues such as the gender pay gap and the future of work.

 

Role

 

As the Media Relations Manager you will be the in-house media expert and have responsibility for leading the organisation’s busy press office, dealing with nationals, broadcasters and trade publications. As well as the day to day running of the press function, you will also manage the PR for research and policy projects, being a point of counsel and being the overall strategic media adviser. You will help to develop the strategy, alongside managing the PR agency, stakeholders and workload for the team.

 

Candidate

 

  • Experience of leading an issues-rich press office
  • Comfortable handling both national and broadcast media on a day to day basis
  • Confident when dealing with and giving guidance to senior stakeholders
  • Has an antennae for news and current affairs
  • Can turn data into a compelling story
  • Able to develop creative and quality content quickly

 

You will have the opportunity to work flexibly and there is potential to work on a four day per week basis. 



Madeleine Burton,
Consultant


Direct Line
+44 (0)20 3435 7269


Email
mburton@birchwoodknight.co.uk


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