Press Officer – 3 Month Contract

London (Greater) / Oxfordshire
£40-50k pro rata
25 Apr 2014
19 May 2014
RM884196
Press Officer
Full Time
Contract

Our client, a global group of luxury retail outlets, is currently recruiting for a Press Officer to join their team on a 3 month contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented freelancer to join an international organisation.

As Press Officer your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the Head of PR to devise and implement the PR strategy across a range of international Markets, liaising across 8 or 9 countries
  • Identifying and establishing new media opportunities across a range of media
  • Developing and executing PR campaigns, and liaising with international PR agencies
  • Managing inbound press trips, outbound market trips and tourism fairs/events
  • Co-managing a junior International Press Assistant
  • Preparing press releases and other copy and reports as necessary

The ideal candidate must:

  • Be educated to degree level
  • Have strong experience in a similar role, with expertise in the retail or luxury travel sectors
  • Have a proven track record of liaising with international PR agencies and managing international markets
  • Have a thorough understanding of social media

You will either be based in Oxfordshire, or based in London but prepared to commute to Oxfordshire two days a week. The ideal candidate is available to start as soon as possible. If you are a talented press officer with international experience and are looking for an exciting new role, please contact rebecca.maxted@jflrecruit.com.