Media Relations, Campaigns & Digital Communications Manager
The Office of Rail and Road
Salary range: £40,045 - £48,363
ORR job reference: EA/14
Closing date: 4 June 2017
Blend digital and PR skills in a unique role at ORR
The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) protects the interests of rail and road users. We improve the safety, value and performance of railways and roads, today and into the future. As Media Relations, Campaigns & Digital Communications Manager, you’ll have the chance to create innovative communications strategies across media and digital disciplines.
About the role
This is an opportunity for an experienced and confident comms professional to develop public relations content, both traditionally and digitally. You’ll be expected to work across Media Relations, Campaigns and Digital Comms, developing inspired communications strategies. You’ll draw on the Government Communications Service model and make the most of emerging trends in digital services and social media. You’ll also advise senior policy colleagues and handle high-profile media issues. Join our dynamic team and we’ll give you the chance to apply your skills and initiative.
You’ll be at home in a busy press office and with digital content. In this role, you’ll get to combine traditional PR principles with the latest digital processes. You’ll be used to reviewing media plans, using analytical tools and designing great comms strategies. Experience of website management would definitely be an advantage. These talents come with a proven track record of earning coverage across mainstream media and digital publishers. Much of your success will rely on managing third party relationships and diverse stakeholder groups. Organised and articulate, you’ll be engaging, creative and able to stand your ground. You’ll also exercise strong news judgment and provide robust media handling advice. It’s important that you’re politically aware and alert to emerging issues.
In return, we can offer a supportive and welcoming environment with opportunities for flexible working and an excellent benefits package including a generous holiday allowance and pension.
Please note that all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for the job (as set out above) will be invited to interview. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you consider yourself disabled and please do not hesitate to let us know if you will require any adjustments to be made for your interview.
Closing date: Sunday 4th June
If you are interested in this job, please complete an online application form which can be found in the vacancies section of ORR’s recruitment website here.