Press Officer Contract

Employer
VMA Group
Location
North West England
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000
Closing date
6 Feb 2022
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Job Details

Well known service provider requires an experienced Press Officer to join their team to proactively target key media to raise corporate profile and reactively respond to media and public enquiries and protect reputation. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Proactively promote regional media campaigns and gain coverage as well as reactive reputation management
  • Develop and maintain strong regional media relationships
  • Produce a content calendar and copy for press, social media and website
  • Working with wider corporate communications team to develop stories and promote brand
  • Be a part of the out of hours on call press team rota

Ideally looking for a former journalist turned communications professional who has excellent knowledge of North West issues, media and key political stakeholders.  This is a contract role so need to have notice period of one month.  The organisation operates flexible working but you will be required to come in to the office around business need and within Government guidelines.

Company

VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing.

Our specialist practices cover: 

• Internal and Change Communications 
• External Communications 
• Investor Relations 
• Public Affairs
• Marketing 
• Digital
• Agency Services 

Over the last 40 years, we have focused on building strong and lasting relationships in the communications and marketing sectors, working with candidates who have become clients, and clients who have become candidates. We consider ourselves to be a true career-partner. 

None of this would be possible without the exceptional people within VMAGROUP who are fully committed to what they do. 

Our team, which includes communications and marketing specialists working alongside recruitment professionals, maintain long-term, commercially successful relationships with our international network of clients – from innovative, independent start-ups to large, complex multinational corporations, as well as public and not-for-profit organisations. Working on their behalf, we source the brightest and best communications and marketing talent. 

With offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, London and Paris, we have a reputation for providing leading consultancy services and advice supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications industry supporting planning and decision-making. 
For more information, visit: www.vmagroup.com. 

Twitter: @VMAGroup
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/vmagroup/

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
020 7436 4243
Location
23 Bedford Square
London
England
WC1B 3HH
United Kingdom
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