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Media Relations Manager

Posted date: 06 september 2016  | Email this job |  | Print this job
Job Reference:London-88842-99
Contract:Contract
Market Sector:PR & Comms
Duration:3 months
Location:London, London
Salary:£200 - £250 per day
Contact:Samantha McHarg-Sharp, Major Players, United Kingdom
Phone:02078364041

Description

Urgent needs for a Media Relations specialist to join a leading charity for a 3 month contract.

The company:
A leading charity and innovator in strategic design. The business uses design as a strategic tool to tackle major societal challenges, drive the economy and keep innovation.

The role:
The Media Relations Manager is responsible for the overall media and partner press office relations to ensure the product innovation and programmes gain significant media profile and awareness with a variety of audiences and increase event attendees.

You will be responsible for developing and delivering the PR & comms plan which helps support inventors and develop their concepts and take their products to market. The role will also be responsible for promoting people internally and helping run events.

Responsibilities:
- Negotiate and secure media partnerships and gain high profile consumer and trade coverage both regionally and nationally.
- Strong relations across broadcast, online, print media
- Develop a short term and long term comms plan
- Understand how to run a press office
- Identifying media and event opportunities
- Provide media training and comms briefings for the company
- Ensure you are aware of operational policies and procedures including financial and risk management.

Skills:
 Extensive experience In PR and media relations
 PR and media relations expertise with pre-existing media contacts and relationships established across print and digital
 Copy-writing and editing experience with strong written and verbal communication
 Ability to build and manage a range of stakeholders at all levels
 Proven experience delivering both on and offline communications
 Experience running successful awareness and profile raising PR/media campaigns
 Experience of working in complex structures and environments with third, public and private sector organisations
 Experience of working with and, preferably in, a start-up environment
 Experience in media training and talent management

The client is looking to pay up to £250 p/d. Please get in touch asap.


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