Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Media and Communications Officer


Job Description:

Media and Communications Officer needed in Oxford paying £18.74 per hr PAYE Ref: 5169023

This is working full time hours on a temporary basis


Monitor and evaluate media coverage

Arrange and manage appropriate responses to media inquiries

Manage, develop and maintain excellent relationships with the media

Assist in writing directorate publications as and when required

Manage the relationship between a nominated directorate and the communications team producing an annual media plan as part of the corporate communications forward planning process

Research co-ordinate, write and issue news in web-style for the website and the media and upload associated news and pictures

Help deliver web-news items in 'new media' audio and visual format

Arrange and manage photo-opportunities and publicity events

Identify potential 'problem' areas and project manage media strategies to counter negative publicity

Contribute to and help manage wider communications campaigns

Write and edit articles for internal and external publications

Advise and assist senior management in strategic media handling, issue management and PR strategy

Develop proactive communication to ensure that employees, the public, partners and stakeholders understand the clients objectives, priorities and policies

As part of a unified generic communications team deliver high quality communications that contribute to enhancing the Clients reputation, positive engagement with the public, staff engagement, media handling, public affairs and marketing

Undertake assigned projects, ensuring that agreed outcomes are delivered on time, within budget and to expected standards. 

To work with fellow communications colleagues on creative thinking that will lead to campaigning that integrates all marketing and communications disciplines to effectively reach internal and external target audiences in innovative and economical ways

 To work collaboratively with and in support of colleagues in the whole communications and engagement team using a variety of skills and techniques sometimes outside your specialist field.

 Develop and maintain strong links with partner organisations, in particular their media and communications teams

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

 All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared

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