Communications Officer

Undisclosed Company
London, City of London
£32000 - £34000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Working with a leading UK charity, we are looking for a Communications Officer, working on a temporary contract, carrying out the following role;

Promoting the work of charity in traditional, digital and social media, and helping to maintain and build the company reputation with internal stakeholders and external media

Promoting the work and managing the reputation of the charity through external media (traditional, digital and social media) and building strong contacts with local, regional and national media to achieve coverage

Producing engaging and informative multi-platform content for external and internal stakeholders to develop our profile on all channels

Providing advice and guidance on internal and external communication to service centres, divisional teams, and front line personnel at corps and centres

The successful candidate to this role will be able to demonstrate the following;

* Proven media relations experience
* Ability to work deadlines and to prioritise work under pressure
* Ability to work flexibly within multi- disciplinary teams, including outside core hours
* Ability to research and produce briefings and materials for the media
* Experience of providing content for both internal and external audiences
* Clear understanding of the importance of branding and maintaining reputation
* Strong story-telling skills
* Proven ability to produce high quality cross-platform content
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to draft media strategies and plans
* Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
* Acts with integrity and trust
* Strong diplomacy skills
* Organised with excellent attention to detail