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Media Specialist (entry-level)



Business Type: Public Relations Agency
Job Type: Media and Communications
Job Level: Entry Level
Position: Full Time
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Location: London
Reference: 33352
Closing Date: 25/05/22
Job Details:
Our client is a multiple award-winning healthcare PR and communications agency harnessing impressive experience and creativity to make a difference in areas varying from covid to cancer. Lauded for their work in D&I and their unprecedented win ratio on pitches, this is an incredibly exciting agency to advance your career in.

In order to bolster their cutting-edge communications projects the team are looking for an entry level media specialist. This is an opportunity to develop a career as an earned media specialist.

Offices are based in London and the agency will be moving to a hybrid working model, but they are also open to remote candidates from the rest of the UK.

The agency

Recent big industry award wins in which judges’ comments highlighted the impact of their work
Number one strength is their inclusivity and desire to forge an environment where everyone’s voice is equally heard and respected
Own charitable and social impact program, including company charitable donations, annual group volunteering opportunities, employee 1:1 donation matching to non-profits and paid time off for volunteering and civic engagement
Travel and career opportunities; ability to work in one of the agency’s global offices for 3 months and an annual company trip abroad

The Media Specialist’s Job

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & SKILLS

Client Partnership

  • Demonstrates understanding of basic media outreach practices; builds relevant media lists under direction of manager and/or team; begins outreach to select (e.g., trade) media outlet
  • Monitors traditional media to develop reports for clients as needed
  • Tracks on opportunistic media (e.g., HARO, ProfNet, Bulldog Reporter) and flags to appropriate team members with rationale
  • Acts as media liaison to account teams and in support of client projects as appropriate
  • Begins developing media POAs with guidance from manager
  • Helps to manage administrative tasks and logistical support needs

Teamwork

  • Demonstrates flexibility in working across teams; able to adapt to project needs, different team working styles, etc.
  • Manages small research projects and develops concise reports to share findings with the team
  • Demonstrates a sense of ownership and accountability for all projects

Effective Communication

  • Communicates well in all written and verbal communications
  • Ensures accuracy of all written projects, including grammar, fact-checking and referencing documents as needed
  • Demonstrates attention to detail and thoughtfulness

Requirements

  • Relevant bachelors/ undergraduate degree, preferably in a health or science related subject or journalism, PR, media, etc.
  • Good understanding of the media landscape and social media tools, as well as web-based research tools
  • Working knowledge any of the following would be a bonus but not essential: Cision, Quid, Meltwater, Word, Excel & Powerpoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build cross-functional relationships
  • Passion for healthcare and improving lives (essential!)

If using your experience communications to make a difference in healthcare sounds appealing to you then do get in touch to find out more.



Visit our website media-contacts.co.uk to see other vacancies we are currently recruiting for!




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Posted: 27/04/2022 | NPJ Ref: 304383
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