PR / Press and Communications Officer

eRecruit Solutions Ltd
Colchester Essex
£24-30,000 plus excellent benefits
07 Oct 2013
07 Nov 2013
Press Officer
Full Time
Contract Type

A PR / Press and Communications Officer is sought to join this high profile registered Charity in Colchester, Essex.  The organisation provides direct, practical support to wounded, injured and sick Service personnel, veterans and their families.  They do this through grants to individuals and other Service charities, capital build projects and support at their four Recovery Centres cross the UK.


TITLE: PR / Press and Communications Officer

LOCATION: Colchester, Essex

SALARY: £24,000 - £30,000

BENEFITS: Staff Discount on Merchandise, Healthcare, Pension, Life Assurance, Enhanced Holiday Entitlement, Free Parking


The ideal PR / Press and Communications Officer will possess:

  • 2-3 years’ experience working on high profile media campaigns and dealing with national/regional press
  • The ability to deliver multiple projects to strict deadlines
  • High level of attention to detail and great organisational skills
  • Charity or not-for-profit sector experience (highly desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of social and digital media is desirable
  • Must live or be able to relocate to Colchester


To succeed in this role as a PR / Press and Communications Officer you will be expected to:

  • Deliver the charity and Recovery Centres media plans in an effective manner
  • Be responsible for identifying, developing and exploiting corporate relationships and recognise opportunities to raise the public profile and reputation of the charity
  • Responsible for driving media coverage to ensure key messages of the charity are communicated effectively and consistently
  • Develop relationships with key local and regional journalists to gain media exposure across all channels
  • Develop a database of relevant images, video and media collateral for use by the charity


As a PR / Press and Communications Officer you will be joining an established Charity offering you an opportunity to get involved and “do your bit”.  They offer an excellent working environment with a relaxed dress code and free parking.


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eRecruit Solutions is a flat fee online recruitment company that actively recruit for the following roles: PR Officer, Public Relations Officer, Press & Media Assistant, Communications Officer, Marketing Manager in Colchester, Essex.