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Interim Head of Media Relations

Interim Head of Media Relations

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    MarComms & Digital, Communications, Press & PR

  • Contract type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £65000.00 - £73000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Toby Roberts

  • Contact email:

    communications@tpp.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    73000

  • Salary low:

    65000

  • Job ref:

    J61886_1501510687

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2017-08-01

  • Start date:

    ASAP

National Energy Campaign

Interim Head of Media Relations

Tottenham Court Road

FTC MAT Cover (9-12 months)

£65,000 - £73,000

35 hours per week

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This national campaign are looking for a Head of Media Relations to come and join their team on MAT Cover contract. Within this role you can look forward to leading their busy media office in one of their busiest years. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a high-performing and busy media team to generate fantastic press coverage and manage the reactive enquiries. Reporting into the Director of Policy and Communications, you will be delivering media coverage to engage with consumers.

You can look forward to working protectively to gain positive and engaging coverage for the organisation, as well as overseeing national media announcements, using creative tactics and overseeing the 24/7 press office. You will be advising the Chief Exec on media presentation matters and briefing him for interviews, as well as line managing 2 media relations managers who also oversee their own direct line reports.

The ideal postholder will have extensive media relations experience, including both reactive and proactive, as well as a familiarity and thorough knowledge of the UK media on a national, regional, consumer level. You will also have a strong track record of delivering press coverage with furthers an organisations strategic objectives and have experience acting as an external ambassador and media spokesperson.