Press Officer - Entertainment - 6 month contract - £25Kpro rata

£25000 per annum + pro rata
04 Jul 2013
04 Aug 2013
Eleanor Karadimitriadis
Full Time
Contract Type

Press Officer - Entertainment - 6 month contract - £25K pro rata

Our client is about to launch the next in a series of popular books that is loved and recognised on a global scale. They are looking for an established Press Officer to join them on a 6 month contract.

We are looking for someone with outstanding consumer lifestyle and tabloid contacts to join the organisation and:

* Play integral role in PR initiatives from start to finish under the guidance of the Senior PR Executive and, ultimately, the PR Director
* Act as first point of contact for the Press Office
* Sell in to UK consumer media across the various projects
* Liaise with UK journalists and bloggers, nurturing existing contacts and actively creating new ones to ensure coverage year round and during key selling period
* Liaise with different departments to assess PR needs and execute plan of action
* Manage daily relationship with the UK; answering phone and email press queries; preparing statements and working with rest of PR team to escalate press opportunities.
* Execute and support parts of press campaigns for specific products (i.e.: book) along with rest of PR team
* Collate all UK coverage, calculating the AVE and circulate to the wider business

This is an exciting opportunity!

In order to be considered candidates must be available to start at a maximum of a 1 weeks notice, ideally we are looking for an immediate start.

Apply now to be considered.

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