Freelance: Press Officer

London (Greater)
£150 - £200 per day
04 Apr 2014
04 May 2014
Press Officer
Full Time

Fantastic opportunity for a football fanatic Press Officer to join a successful fast paced press office. There won’t be much you don’t know about football and you’ll be a slick news operator.


You will be responsible for:

  • Designing and leading the implementation of PR for my clients core football campaigns

  • ‘Newsjacking’ the football and general sport news agenda with entertaining and on-brand PR ideas that get traction in the media and across social

  • Supporting the agency team in design and delivery of PR around my clients world-famous stunts at sporting events 

  • Pro-actively collaborating with multiple teams in the business – particularly social / editorial teams – to generate breakthrough ideas and ensure seamless delivery of activity

  • Leading the daily generation of sports stories (football and other) that communicate the brand and product – from commercial offers to novelty odds

  • Staying bang up to date with news, views and brand activity across football and sport in general


    You will:

  • A general sports enthusiast with a particular passion for football from a spectator and business perspective

  • Have a proven track-record in designing and delivering brand-building activity across all media (traditional, digital, social, etc.)

  • Have experience of working as part of integrated marketing teams and have your finger on the pulse when it comes to understanding the mix of paid, owned, earned and shared media 

  • Have great relationships with high profile sport and football media 

  • Be a confident and capable communicator who puts their point of view across and can bring people along with them when it comes to ideas and implementation  


    You can expect to:

  • Sit in the heart of the brand team, not part of a separate comms team away from the action

  • Work for a brand that actively enjoys indulging in award-winning mischief-making and creating a stir in its quest to entertain and surprise

  • Get excellent career-building training and development support / opportunities

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