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Senior Media Relations Officer - Consumer Issues

Peter Childs
London (Central), London (Greater)
c £37,000 + good bens
Closing date
17 Jan 2021
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With responsibility for the day to day running of the press office at this influential organisation, you’ll take the lead on proactive media stories in addition to dealing with press enquiries, protecting and enhancing the organisation’s reputation.

Additional responsibilities will include producing media briefings for spokespeople, drafting op-eds and speeches for the CEO and the senior management team; overseeing the delivery of social media content, and holding editorial oversight of external publications.

Target media include national, local and sector journalists, both print and broadcast, and as such, you’ll set up broadcast interviews and brief and coach spokespeople, but you’ll have the opportunity to act as spokesperson too.  

Degree educated and with proven experience of working in media relations in a busy press office environment,  you’ll demonstrate a track record of engaging with journalists, producers and editors, explaining complex issues succinctly and producing press releases, op-eds and articles with a premium on attention to detail and quality. Experience of managing social media accounts is essential and you’ll be socially adept with a collaborative style, proactive and self-motivated with a keen team ethic.


Peter Childs Ltd provides specialist executive recruitment into the public relations and government affairs sectors. That specialisation now encompasses:

  • Media Relations
  • Government and Regulatory Affairs
  • Stakeholder Relations
  • Internal/Employee Communications
  • Change Communications
  • CSR and Community Relations
  • Investor Relations
  • Digital Communciations
  • Events
  • Publications

We handle roles at all levels and we manage both permanent and interim assignments.

Clients include blue chip corporates (30% of the FTSE 100), public sector organisations and charities, as well as specialist Public Relations and Government Affairs consultancies.

With 50 years’ collective experience of recruiting into communications, we pride ourselves on being experts in our field and highly targeted in our approach with a keen understanding of our clients’ needs. We enjoy an exceptionally high level of return business with long standing clients of over 10 years.

We enjoy a reputation for providing even-handed advice to candidates and we provide extensive support on interview techniques, CV compilation and general career counselling.

Contact Us
  • 27 Maiden Lane
  • London
  • WC2E 7JS
  • United Kingdom
  • 020 7420 6320
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