Media Officer 35 hours per week, open to flexible working
Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.
The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.
Salary: up to £34,000 per annum
Location: W1 London
Hours: 35 hours per week, permanent, open to flexible working (4-5/wk)
About the role and the team
As Media Officer, you will join a successful small team that manages and builds the reputation of the RIBA, architects and architecture. You will work on high profile and impactful media campaigns and partnerships for a diverse range of projects including the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building, major policy reports and consultation responses on issues ranging from housing quality to fire safety, architecture competitions and events, membership growth and support. You will manage media relations for a section of the RIBA’s business, providing quality advice and support, helping with general media queries and managing our engagement through social media channels. You will monitor and evaluate the impact of our work, and share insights and intelligence with the team, our trustees and partners.
With experience of delivering effective proactive media campaigns and engagement, you will be able to spot opportunities in the news agenda for promoting our work and our messages. A creative and credible individual, you’ll work closely with colleagues, as well as our external partners and sponsors, and have strong communication skills to build positive relationships.
You will be able to prioritise and manage your own workload to an exceptional standard and will take part in an out of hours duty rota. As well as excellent verbal skills, you will have the ability to distil detailed information to write accurate and engaging copy, tweets and statements that appeal to a range of audiences and media channels.
If you are looking for a media role to further develop your skills and experience with a highly-regarded organisation - this is the role for you. If you would like to apply for the position, please send a CV, cover letter and a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form via the APPLY button
Closing date: Wednesday 11 September
Interview date: Tuesday 17 September
The RIBA is a progressive employer, committed to developing a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all sections of society and welcome requests for flexible working across our organisation.
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