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5th Feb

Press/PR Officer

— Immediate Start on a 12 Month FTC!

  • Immediate Start Opportunity. 
  • Manage a Busy Press Office for a Top Brand. 
  • Central Bristol Location & Flexible Working. 

This is an urgent requirement for someone with experience of working in a busy press office or comms department, to join a top brand in central Bristol as their Press/PR Officer on an initial 12 month Fixed Term Contract.  Due to the urgency, you must be available to start within a couple of weeks.  If you have experience working with the press, with media management, or just good external comms experience then this could be a great opportunity for you. 

What you’ll be doing

Supporting the External Comms Manager you’ll manage the day to day running of this busy Press Office, as well as delivering other communications activity that supports the external comms function. 

You will deliver hands on support in the creation, development, planning and delivery of key external comms activities.  As well as being a first point of contact for media enquiries, you will respond to requests, and as well as being reactive, you will proactively sell stories to drive positive media coverage. 

You will be a strong writer, adept at writing Press Releases, and be calm when deal with crisis management/communications.  There is a rota for providing out of hours cover for the press office and this will be a requirement of the role.  

What experience you’ll need to apply

  • Must be available to start a new role in the next few weeks
  • Previous experience working in a busy Comms department
  • Ideally experience of press/media management
  • Previous crisis management experience
  • Strong copywriter with plenty of experience writing Press Releases
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to manage senior stakeholders 

What you’ll get in return for your talents

You’ll be joining a truly great team, a great Bristol brand, plush offices and you’ll have a fast paced role.  There is a competitive salary on offer (£30k-£40k), flexible working on offer, good benefits, it’s a great opportunity. 

What next

If you’re available and think you have the right experience then I want to hear from you ASAP.  Please apply now or contact Chris (01179 269530) for more information. 

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Chris Currey

Chris Currey

— Principal Recruiter Client Side Marketing


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