Press & PR Officer

Plymouth University
Salary £23,352 to £27,047 pa
16 Jan 2013
31 Jan 2013
Other, Press Officer
Full Time
Contract Type

Press & PR Officer (Maternity Cover)

Salary £23,352 to £27,047 pa

Ref: A3046

Are you after a varied, exciting and rewarding PR role to challenge your already well-honed communication skills?

We are looking for a creative, confident and hardworking PR professional with a keen news sense to join our small but dynamic communications team.

Accompanying a national TV crew … breaking tomorrow’s big news … running a high-profile event … communicating to over 30,000 staff and students – it’s all in a day’s work.

As a key player in our Press Office, you’ll provide internal and external PR support for university initiatives, campaigns & events, research and write copy for print/online media and provide professional training and advice. You will thrive under pressure, have first class copywriting, interpersonal and organisational skills. With a relevant degree level or equivalent education, you will have experience in journalism or public relations.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week, and is fixed-term to cover a period of maternity leave which is anticipated to be for approximately 9 months.

Closing date: 12 midnight, Thursday 31st January 2013.

Interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 7th February 2013.

Plymouth University is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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