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Media Relations Manager

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


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.

- 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.

 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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