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Press Officer - banking issues - take your journalist contacts to a superior level

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Recruiter
The Works
Posted
14 December 2012
Closes
28 December 2012
Ref
3937/2
Contact
Tarasyn Whitehead-Patey
Location
London
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
To £40,000 + great benefits

Further information

The Company:

Do you think you could step up and be a company spokesperson?  Would you like to work at the coal-face of the media on front-page stories?  This sizable financial services press office is fast paced, issues heavy and incredibly team orientated.  You will have the autonomy to devise and implement proactive PR campaigns as well as handling a great deal of issues.

The Role:

Key responsibilities for this Press Office role are:

  • Step up to the mark and calmly handle issue on banking, regulation and consumer protection
  • You will be responsible for building relationships across an enormous financial services business to be able to find the right people for back-ground briefings
  • Learn from your team member on how to provide superior strategic counsel and expert media advice to senior management
  • Deal with heavy weight journalists daily
  • Enjoy being a spokesperson for the organisation and being part of a busy press office where no two days are the same

The Person:

Key attributes and experience for this Press Officer role are:

  • Have some PR experience of reacting to coal face issues and hold national media contacts
  • Be comfortable advising senior management
  • Some personal finance contacts are required
  • Perhaps currently working as a press officer for a banking press office or a group function of a listed corporate, or a corporate account manager who has handled complex, issues heavy clients

To be considered to join this financial services organisation in this exciting yet challenging Press Officer role, please click Apply Now

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