Senior Media Officer

Job Post London

Jobs Hospitality

Senior Media Officer

To develop and implement media strategies to support the organisation’s influencing work by shaping public attitudes and opinions, influencing policy and political debate and promoting the organisation’s campaigns

Job Role:

Support our influencing work by delivering a high volume and quality of media coverage through a wide range of print, broadcast and new media outlets
Proactively identify, initiate and manage news stories, opportunities for coverage and ideas for documentaries, features and partnerships and approach and brief broadcasters, journalists and commentators
Monitor the news, political and policy agendas, respond to relevant media stories and external events and build the organisation’s profile through the media
Draft press releases, statements and letters, contribute articles and provide high quality copy for a range of audiences
Develop media messages on relevant issues that effectively communicate our policy positions, reflect the political context and speak clearly to key audiences
Brief, advise and train staff on working with the media, handling media issues and preparing for interviews and other media events
Work with internal stakeholders to co-ordinate media work with other relevant initiatives, provide them with advice on media issues and provide support and challenge to colleagues
Monitor, evaluate and prepare reports detailing coverage delivered against targets and objectives

Extensive experience of working in a fast-moving media environment and of working with journalists
Strong track record of delivering high quality issues-based media coverage
Experience of acting as a media spokesperson
Experience of commissioning and writing articles
Strong knowledge of the media
Understanding of how to influence policy and achieve change through the media
Excellent negotiating and influencing skills and ability to work collaboratively with a range of internal stakeholders and across internal boundaries
Ability to think strategically and to develop and implement media strategies to deliver a range of objectives
Good organisational and planning skills, ability to prioritise workloads, manage competing demands and work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Ability to understand social policy and issues affecting older people
In return we offer an excellent benefit package including 26 days holiday (plus the option to buy up to 5) Pension Scheme, Health Cash Plan, Childcare Vouchers and more.

ID #4170 Location London Industry Hospitality Type Full Time Role Senior Media Officer Career Level Middle Presence Remote

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Full Time £36,000 /Year

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