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Media Officer – Music

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Recruiter
JFL Search & Selection
Posted
23 January 2014
Closes
23 February 2014
Ref
IES884060
Location
London
Hours
Contract Type
Salary
£27-30k

Further information

Our client is a licensing rights company in the entertainment industry. They are looking for a talented individual to join their team as a Media Officer. You will be reporting to the Media Manager, working as part of a small, close-knit PR team, in a dynamic, varied role.

As Media Officer, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and managing the delivery of a range of PR activity, such as press events, and assisting with the implementing of campaigns
  • Being the key point of contact for all press enquiries
  • Managing the sell-in of stories to the media
  • Planning the delivery of press materials, as well as creating email pitches to journalists and creating content for publications
  • Liaising with journalists, and building key relationships and internal and external contact networks
  • Actively researching and pitching PR opportunities, as well as following PR trends and music industry news
  • Administrative tasks, including supporting the media team, preparing meeting agendas and diary management

The ideal candidate has:

  • Strong experience in a similar role, gained within a PR agency
  • Experience of working on national, regional and trade campaigns, both B2B and B2C, using both traditional and new PR tools, with demonstrable results
  • Experienced at creating communications materials, pitching to journalists and promoting challenging campaigns, ideally with experience in issues/crisis communications
  • Outstanding time management skills, with strong communication skills
  • Multiple journalist contacts across a broad spectrum of media
  • Strong social media and IT skills
  • A proactive, friendly and confident personality, with outstanding inter-personal skills

This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented PR professional to progress their career and have an exciting, varied role in a well-respected company. To apply please contact imogen@jflrecruit.com.

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