Press & External Relations Manager - (freelance / maternity cover)

£30,000 per annum / negotiable freelance fee
20 Aug 2014
01 Sep 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

Creative England is a fast-moving public organisation. As Press and External Relations Manager you will be comfortable conversing and connecting with our many high-level stakeholders, pitching stories to a wide range of journalists and writing copy, which not only explains what we do, but excites all our audiences – both externally and internally.

This is the perfect opportunity for a freelance Press & External Relations Manager to provide maternity cover. You must be a first-rate writer with a passion for and experience in one or more of the creative industries which Creative England supports (film, TV, games and digital media). The successful applicant also needs to have an understanding of the key governmental, regulatory and industry bodies in the creative sector.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of working strategically to devise and deliver successful communications campaigns. You will need an extensive contacts list of journalists to call upon and will have experience in organising events, liaising with journalists and other stakeholders.

This challenging but rewarding role is one which has a national, local and creative industries media brief and requires an understanding and confidence for conversing with the wider media audience. If you have the energy, initiative and flair to get the job done Creative England wants to hear from you!

CONTRACT: Freelance / Temporary maternity cover (initial 6 month contract)
HOURS: Full time
SALARY: £30,000 per annum / negotiable freelance fee
DEPARTMENT: Communications
REPORTS TO: Head of Communications & Strategy
DEADLINE: Monday 1st September 2014
INTERVIEWS:  11th September 2014 BRISTOL


TO APPLY: Please download a recruitment pack from and apply by CV and cover letter. You should email your application to  or post (registered only) FAO Caroline Hinds, HR & Operations Manager, Creative England, The Greenhouse, Pod52, 111 Broadway, MediaCityUK, M50 2EQ


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