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Media Relations Officer | Brand | Retail

Job Title: Media Relations Officer | Brand | Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Industry:
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: P5857
Contact Name: Trish Kennedy
Contact Email: trish@pitchconsultants.co.uk
Job Published: June 28, 2017 09:54

Job Description

Are you experienced in working in a press office? Do you understand the importance of protecting a brand? Are you an engaging writer? YES? - Read on!

Our client, a leading UK retailer is expanding and they are looking for a proactive Media Relations Officer to help implement successful PR. They are a well known brand and due to some exciting changes within the business, they are looking to have a strong media team who can create effective press coverage in print, digital and broadcast.

Key duties will include the following:

Write and manage press releases for all media

Liaise with journalists

Represent the media team internally and externally

Support the delivery of media campaigns

Monitor press and be reactive to any stories

Attend seasonal events

Work closely with the digital teams including social media

Develop strong internal relationships - various departments

You should ideally have a relevant degree or equivalent, i.e. journalism/English. Writing engaging content is essential, you should be creative and proactive in understanding the brand. Previous experience of working in PR/Media is essential to be able to come in and hit the ground running. This is not a role for the faint hearted, its busy and dynamic but due to the variety it will give you fantastic career experience.

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