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Job no: 498220
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Categories: Marketing/ PR
We’re currently looking for a PR Officer on a full time permanent basis. This position sits within the Brand and Corporate Reputation team based in our London Office.
On a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:
- Working across the organisation to develop corporate messaging about ACCA’s activities and products to the media
- Writing news releases, articles, briefings and opinion pieces to place online in liaison with the PR team and colleagues in ACCA
- To sell-in these stories with media contacts building and maintaining media contacts for ACCA
- Actively seeking opportunities to promote ACCA, through the media by researching, writing and distribution of media releases and briefings
- Helping to write high level, engaging and timely speeches for senior staff at ACCA (Chief Executive, President, Deputy President, Vice President, and other senior staff as relevant)
- Establishing and maintaining a database of key media and opinion formers, using an on-line database for this purpose
We’re looking for someone who:
- Has previous successful experience of media relations and PR work, including PR campaigns.
- Is a natural ‘self-starter’, capable of working both on his/her own initiative and as part of a team.
- Has good media knowledge with an ability to identify and build new media contacts.
- Has good knowledge of using online and social media to utilise communications objectives.
- Has a good understanding of policy, current affairs and business issues.
- Has good influencing and networking skills, with the ability to liaise with people at all levels and from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
And in working with us, you’ll enjoy:
- Core benefits including Private Healthcare, Income Protection and Group Pension Plan
- Customisable benefits such as Dental Insurance, Childcare Vouchers and Cycle to Work scheme
- Flexi-time, dress down Fridays and a great working environment
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