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Job no: 498220
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: London
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.


The Job

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


The Person

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.


The Perks

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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