PRESS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER | mat cover, in house, energy

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Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
c£32,000 pro rata
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Ref
CF0447
Industry
PR
Job Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

This maternity cover (to run for 6 – 12 months), kicks off mid to late September is looking for an absolute star performer to join this energy company as the Press & Public Affairs Officer. You would preferably have a background in energy, regulated industries or members’ organisations and be looking to make this role your own with your positive attitude and enthusiastic approach. You will be well rewarded including a generous holiday allowance, work in their central London offices and be part of a skilled and supportive team.

The Role

  • Developing & executing press & public affairs campaign projects and supporting the delivery of communications strategy
  • Contributing to proactive and reactive press office function
  • Producing content including media (on and off line), factsheets, marketing collateral, infographics etc
  • Event management including identifying opportunities, attendance, producing supportive content, briefings for external stakeholders, speech writing
  • Working closely with external stakeholders
  • Internal communication – producing content including newsletters, coordination of meetings/briefings etc
  • Working closely with the Policy and European Affairs Officer, intelligence gathering, monitoring and producing regular updates for members

Skills:

  • Background in pr and communications and public affairs / policy
  • Experience in the energy sector would be useful or regulated industries or membership organisations  
  • Event management experience
  • Strong writing skills and ability to produce content across all channels as well as for marketing collateral
  • Media savvy and politically astute with an interest in current affairs and energy matters
  • B2b and b2c stakeholder engagement experience
  • Some internal communications experience would be useful
  • Available to start within the next few weeks
  • Positive, can do attitude
  • Able to work autonomously while also enjoying being part of a team

To apply for this role send your cv to anne@carterferris.co.uk quoting CF0447

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