Press Officer

City of London
£116 - £149 per day
10 Jul 2013
07 Aug 2013
Hayley Stevens
Press Officer
Full Time
Morgan Hunt are working in partnership with a leading Government Department to recruit a Press Officer. This is an interim assignment based in London.

The role of the Press Officer

This is a superb opportunity for a driven, motivated and creative individual who can produce clear, persuasive and accessible communication . You will need to have the judgement and drive to make difficult decisions and remain focused under pressure. You should enjoy tackling complex issues with determination and be able to take appropriate action quickly and confidently, even in the face of resistance.

Key responsibilities of the Press Officer

*To use the most effective and appropriate channels and technologies to deliver communications.
*Anticipate and spot breaking news stories and be able to issue swift and appropriate responses
*Develop proactive longer-term handling strategies and provide regular media handling advice
*Forge strong working relationships with key journalists.

Candidate Requirements

*Be able to produce clear, persuasive and accessible communication
*Previous experience of working with the media is useful, but not essential.
*The ability work as part of an out-of-hours duty rota system.
*SC or DV Clearance essential

If you feel you meet the above requirements please apply now.

Morgan Hunt is a multi award winning Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer.