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Press & PR Manager – News [F4649]
A fantastic opportunity to be at the centre of a world class news operation in a key PR role.

The Company


Our client is one of the leading news providers in the UK with bureaux located internationally. Based in Central London, they are at the forefront of breaking national news stories as well as regional bulletins.


The Role


Working with one of company’s the key broadcast partners,  an experienced Press and PR Manager is required to enhance the image and positioning of their client and provide up to date press stories to promote  their public image. Stories could range from exclusive interviews with high profile personalities to political debates with Government representatives.


This is a very fast paced role, deadline driven and requiring great intuitive skills in selecting stories and delivering quality written and visual material to media agencies to amplify and enhance the company’s award winning journalism and help ensure the work is seen and recognised by the widest possible audience.  


The Person


A dynamic and resourceful  professional  is required for this key role in a busy newsroom. With a solid track record on delivering quality press materials and excellent writing ability, they need to be able to work independently with a wide group of journalists and executives. They must be able to seek out good stories and build the public profile of the business. Experience in a fast paced live broadcast environment is desirable as is a keen interest in current affairs.


This is an autonomous role so the candidate must be a self starter with an ability to generate stories and work independently.


Highly organised, they must be confident working with high profile broadcast partners, dealing with internal stakeholders and able to effectively oversee multiple media  agencies.

 

A full job description is available on request.

  

To arrange a discussion about the role in complete confidence, please send your details online.


The Rewards


An attractive remuneration package with generous benefits will be available for the successful candidate.


If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.


What to Expect

  • Searchlight only advertises active roles.
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role.
  • Our objective is to respond to all applications within 14 days unless otherwise stated.

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