Press Officer - Corporate

Posted 15 June 2023
Salary £40000 - £45000 per annum + + benefits
Job type Fixed Term Contract
Discipline Marketing & Creative
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Press Officer (Corporate) - 12 month Fixed Term Contract - £40,000-£45,000 per annu.

Our client are a leading technology-driven organisation, are currently hiring for a Press Officer to work as part of their wider communications team, who have a particular focus on the organisations corporate public relations interests.


  • Proactively developing relationships with media stakeholders
  • Pitching stories to media outlets and responding to journalist queries
  • Developing briefing material for company spokespeople and managing media interviews
  • Strong teamwork ethic, a keen news sense and an ability to quickly understand complex material
  • Someone who is comfortable working under pressure where public statements are heavily scrutinised
  • Collaboration with other teams - working most closely with the External Affairs, Policy, Strategic Communications, and Internal Communications teams to help deliver on the objectives of the communications strategy


  • 2+ years experience in working in an internal corporate press office or PR agency role.
  • Degree-level education or equivalent experience
  • Excellent organisational, written, and verbal communications skills
  • Creativity, strong work ethic and a sense for a good 'news' story
  • Demonstrates a drive and determination to improve own performance, as well as that of the team and the business as a whole
  • Identifies and delivers improvements to processes within function
  • Critically evaluates existing process and systems for improvements

Contract Details:

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Location: London (West London)
  • Duration:12 months - May extened of become permanent

This is a Hybrid working contract (1-2 days per week on site in the West London office) and is a full-time fixed terms contract position for an initial 12-month period with the possibility to extend (although this is not guaranteed).

Hours - 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday

Please apply online for consideration.