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Events & Communications Officer - Music

Job Title: Events & Communications Officer - Music
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH58427_1493041378
Contact Name: Becca Ballin
Contact Email: becca.ballin@handle.co.uk
Job Published: April 24, 2017 14:42

Job Description

Handle have partnered up with a well established not for profit organisation within music in search for an Events & Communications Officer.

Reporting to the Director of Communications, responsibilities as below:

  • Website & social media management
  • Support the public affairs strategy
  • Monitoring and preparing a media report for the Director of Communications
  • Supporting the Director of Communications on projects and events to ensure the best possible coverage of the organisations work
  • Making and updating contacts with journalists and press officers in the trade, in Government departments and Whitehall, broadcast and print media (national and regional)
  • Planning and executing all events (party conferences, programme launches etc)
  • Coordinating all attendance at awards shows & industry events
  • Day to day responsibility for the press office (writing releases, drafting articles etc)

Skills required:

  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle many different projects at the same time
  • Must be able to meet deadlines
  • Collegiate approach with an ability to muck-in
  • Strong project management and organisational skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Keen to develop new skills, make new contacts and develop the media brief

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.