Media Relations Manager

North Yorkshire Permanent £45,000 - £55,000
  • Exciting role with a huge Public Sector organisation
  • Salary above market average - multiple locations

About Our Client

This York based client have various bases across the North that this role could be based from. They're looking for a Media Relations Manager to operate an extremely busy press office with a lot of public & political attention.

Job Description

The Media Relations Manager will be responsible for:

  • Building & maintaining relationships with local & regional media across the North
  • Managing internal & external stakeholder relationships & engagement
  • Managing a busy press office with 1 direct report
  • Briefing, speaking & liaising with the media
  • Staying ahead of current affairs
  • Responding to politically sensitive issues

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Extensive knowledge of the northern media landscape
  • Demonstrable high-volume reactive media relations experience
  • Outstanding issue management & crisis management skills
  • Strong public & political engagement experience
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement experience

What's on Offer

The Media Relations Manager will benefit from:

  • Fantastic development opportunities
  • The opportunity to be at the forefront of a huge growth area for the Public Sector
  • Excellent salary & benefits
  • Flexible working arrangements - Manchester & N. Yorkshire office bases + remote working
Josh Smikle
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