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Proactive Media And Science Communications Lead

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £40541 per annum

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    25/05/22 15:41:00

Job Description

Job title: Proactive Media And Science Communications Lead
Contract: March 2023
Hours: 37 hours - Monday to Friday - 9 - 5 (flexible)
Pay: annual salary £40,451
Location: London office (Home working mostly with one day on site per week - could increase over time)

Job summary:
Initiate, produce and deliver proactive and creative content (such as COVID-19) with the media and social media and develop and nurture these contacts and identify proactive and scientific news and content from across the Agency, ensuring it is produced into a relevant format and style for the media and social media and their channels and audiences.

- Plan, deliver and evaluate proactive and creative media / social media strategies and scientific comms
- Provide proactive media, social media and scientific communications advice to senior leaders, including the executive committee and chief executive
- Place stories in a strategic way to achieve coverage and exposure, aligned to Agency business priorities
- Produce appropriate communications such as media handling and social media strategies, press notices and media lines to take, to effectively communicate our messages in consultation with Agency staff
- Capable of using communications skills to develop interesting, accessible content and implement this across a range of channels
- Speak regularly to key journalists and social media influencers and build knowledge on their areas of expertise and interest and maintain ongoing professional relationships
- Act as an Agency spokesperson, providing authoritative, clear, honest and credible communications to the media and social media on Agency issues, and participate in a 24-hour media on-call rota.

What we are looking for:
- Experience of working in a busy media and communications environment in a large, complex, expert organisation with a track record of proactively delivering successful strategic media / social media campaigns to deliver business objectives and enhance reputation proactively and creatively

ID required:
- Passport in date
- 2x proof of address
- 1x proof of NI

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