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Press and Events Officer (fixed term)

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29 March 2012
13 April 2012
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We are looking for someone to work in our busy press and campaigns/events teams, acting as first point of contact for both teams and working on a range of tasks and projects. Ideally we would like someone who can start as soon as possible.

Responsibilities include:
• Assisting the Press Coordinator in drafting copy, press releases and selling in stories to the media.
• Keeping up-to-date with media and policy trends.
• Assisting the Press Coordinator in devising creative hooks and campaign ideas.
• Coordinating and administer a range of events and campaigns.
• Supporting Booktrust’s relationship with celebrities and ambassadors.

To be successful, you will have:
• Good organisational and administrative skills.
• Experience of working on high profile media campaigns and events.
• First class communication skills and a professional demeanour.

This is a one year fixed term contract.

Closing date: Friday, 13th April 2012
Interview date: Thursday, 19th April 2012

Booktrust is an equal opportunities employer.


Booktrust is an independent UK-wide charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages and cultures to enjoy books. The written word permeates all our activity and helps us to fulfil our vision of inspiring a lifelong love of books for all.