Role details

PR and Member Communications Officer

Cardiff   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • PR and Member Communications Officer
  • PR, Communications, Memberships

About Our Client

A leading professional body

Job Description

  • Deliver an agreed range of media activity which increases the organisations credibility, influence and profile. This will include writing press releases, preparing spokesmen for interview, managing interviews, preparing briefings, reacting to media enquiries etc.
  • Maintain and build close working relationships with key regional media contacts and ensure media database is kept up to date
  • Provide media handling advice to staff and members
  • Responsibility for a specific process to aid delivery - e.g. this could include regional team liaison, spokespeople management programme, media training
  • Help develop forward planning ensuring proactive news management
  • Support national press office team - this could include answer queries, drafting releases and reporting.
  • Increase member satisfaction by contributing to the delivery of the UK member communication strategy and UK Business Plan

The Successful Applicant

  • Experience of working in or with the media and a proven track record of delivering high quality press coverage or equivalent educational background
  • An understanding and working knowledge of the UK media Experience or demonstrable interest in digital communications and media
  • Knowledge of sector/regional issues
  • Understanding of the dynamics of working for a membership organisation
  • Strong organisational skills
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • First class communicator with the ability to gain credibility and trust at senior levels both internally and externally
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Self-starter, able to work under own initiative to agreed outcomes

What's on Offer

An exciting opportunity offering a competetive salary

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