Press & Public Affairs Manager

Job Title: Press & Public Affairs Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £110 - £127 per day
Start Date: 2019-06-10 00:00:00
Reference: 082104784
Contact Name: Ashleigh Irvine
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2019 16:50

Job Description

Pertemps Scotland Ltd are delighted to be working with our public sector client in central Edinburgh to recruit for an exciting position.

Role - Press & Public Affairs Manager
Location - Central Edinburgh
Duration - 3 months, with the possibility of extension
Hours - Monday - Friday, 37 hours a week
Pay - £110 - £127 per day

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Senior Communications Manager and will be managing the media activities for the business. You will be expected to play an active part in both campaign planning and day-to-day tactical delivery of these campaigns, as well as providing expert advice on media handling, responding to media enquiries and building effective relationships with the media.

Your duties will include but not be limited to:
  • Managing proactive and reactive media relations
  • Building successful relationships with key stakeholders and broadcasters
  • Monitoring the media effectively using insights and evaluation to inform future activities and campaigns
  • Advising on and responding to media coverage
  • Managing all external publication content
  • Write, commission and edit internal and external context for a wide variety of users
  • Write speeches and forewords on behalf of key stakeholders
  • Writing and project managing the annual reports
  • Ensure all communications are clear, persuasive and accessible
  • Managing budgets and external agencies
  • Providing support to events and launches

You should have a proven track record in communications and media management with the ability to build successful working relationships.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online immediately.