PR Officer – Environment, Sport and Leisure
Our client, a London authority that runs award winning open-spaces and sports venues, is currently seeking a PR Officer to join their team. You will be working closely with the Senior Media Officer in order to maximise media coverage for our client, as part of a dynamic and hard-working team.
The successful candidate will:
- Assist the Senior Media Officer in providing and developing a first rate press and PR function
- Create and implement effective PR campaigns to maximise coverage for the diverse range of venues and open spaces, activities, events and initiatives
- Identify and develop excellent relationships with national, local and regional media, sports, consumers and specialist titles
- Work with key stakeholders to create and plan high profile PR activities, events and opportunities
- Build new relationships and run media familiarisation trips
The ideal candidate will have:
- A track record of securing media coverage, with a background in PR or journalism, ideally in a similar role focused on sports, environment or leisure
- A strong news sense and be able to identify compelling stories
- The ability to make new press contacts
- Excellent communication skills, with strong writing and editing abilities
- Outstanding social media skills, and is highly IT literate
- Good time management and organisational skills
- A full UK driving licence
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented PR officer to join an outstanding London authority. If you feel as though you have the necessary skills, then please apply below.
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