Job offer available in Scotland PR & Media Manager at The University of Edinburgh

University Secretarys Group

As a PR and Media manager, you will work with the PR and Media Office team to manage and enhance the reputation of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine within the University of Edinburgh.

The role involves devising, implementing and evaluating strategic media and communications activities across all media platforms to promote the College’s leading academic research and teaching, events and partnership projects.

This includes responding to media enquiries from international, national and regional press, drafting media statements and news releases and advising senior management on issues of reputational importance. In addition, the role requires use of social media, writing for the web and also working with the University’s audio visual team to create broadcast packages for the website and external purposes.

This role has specific responsibility for promoting the work of the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, but will also contribute to the management the University’s wider reputation as a world-leading educational institution.

An experienced professional, you should have a strong and substantial track record in public relations and/or journalism. You should hold a degree and possess a professional qualification in journalism or public relations or equivalent. A keen news-sense, knowledge of how the media works and an instinct for how best to gain quality coverage is also desirable.

Closing Date: 04-JUL-2019 at 5pm GMT

For further particulars and to apply for this post please click on the ‘apply’ button above.

The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.

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