Media and Social Media Officer

Barnet
£29,601 - £31,761
09 Jan 2013
31 Jan 2013
101627
Government
Press Officer
Full Time
Contract

Reporting to the Media Manager within the Chief Executive's Service, you will help respond to press queries and generate positive press and social media coverage about the Council. This is a time of immense change for the council and an understanding of local government is preferable, although not essential.

You will have an experience in journalism and/or public relations. You will be able to write sharp copy to tight deadlines and turnaround press enquiries quickly.

Experience in creating and editing videos would be ideal. Skill in use of social media is essential.

Please note that this is a two years Fixed Term Contract.

If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.

For more information and to apply please click on the 'Apply now' button. 

Closing date: 5pm, 31 Jan 2013.

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