Media Officer

£18,838 - £22,016 plus 9.5% On-Call allowance
30 Apr 2013
17 May 2013
Full Time
Contract Type

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Media Officer

37.5 hours per week


Agenda for Change Band 4
£18,838 - £22,016pa

(pro rata if applicable)

This post currently attracts 9.5% On-Call allowance

N.B. Please ensure that your application relates to the essential criteria in the person specification

The Trust is looking to appoint a Media Officer who will contribute to the successful overall performance of the East of England Ambulance Service by providing media support to the Communications and Engagement Team.

Your responsibilities will include implementing the Trusts media relations plan and building the Trust’s reputation through deeper engagement with the media. Managing media enquiries, providing media support in an emergency or major incident, researching and writing positive stories for the media and corporate communication channels, developing relationships  with key journalists, updating the website and social media platforms and ensuring accurate records of media engagement are kept are a vital part of this role.

If you have excellent IT, verbal and written skills, with the ability to analyse issues quickly, we would like to hear from you.  It is essential that you are educated to degree level standard and have evidence of self development.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Chris Hartley, Associate Director of Communications and Engagement on 07715 755341.

Closing date for applications: 17th May 2013  

Interview dates: TBC

(These dates could be subject to change)

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