Media and Communications Officer

We are recruiting a Media and Communications Officer to play a key role in helping to identify, deliver and monitor media coverage, manage requests from the media and work collaboratively on our media campaigns.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience of working in a press office/newsroom or media organisation
  • Experience of writing for print or broadcast
  • Possess excellent and agile writing skills; creative and accurate
  • Able to supply content on a variety of subjects for a wide range of audiences
  • Be able to spot what makes a good story, act on it and tell it well
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and the confidence and ability to pitch story ideas and engage with journalists.

Salary: £27,344 per annum (NJC Scale SCP 18) progressing by increments to £30,151 per annum (NJC Scale SCP 23)

Benefits: You will receive 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time workers), an attractive pension scheme, Simply Health membership and enhanced sick pay. Please visit our website for more details.

Hours: 36 hours per week     Location: Warrington. We offer hybrid working. Contract: Permanent

Please visit our website to review the full job description and person specification for the role. To apply please complete the application form on our website. Please return your completed application to or to HR, PAPYRUS, Bankside 2, Warrington, WA1 1UP.

Closing date: midnight on 9th February 2023                      Interview date: W/c 20th February 2023

PAPYRUS is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and its employment policies for recruitment are designed to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of age, disability, gender re-assignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

PAPYRUS is committed to safeguarding all children, young people and adults at risk that interact with the organisation. The organisation recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of these vulnerable groups by a commitment to procedures to protect them. The charity expects all staff and volunteers to fully support and promote these commitments.




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