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Looking to take your first steps in PR and media relations? An exciting opportunity has arisen in our busy press office for a Press Office Assistant.
Based in W1, London
As Press Officer Assistant, you will provide administrative support to our press team, which consists of the Medial Relations Manager and two Press Officers, and assist with media enquiries from local and national media, both broadcast and print. You will also promote MPS events and publications by drafting and issuing press releases.
You will provide media handling advice and support to members who have attracted unwelcome attention from the press. Sensitivity is paramount and you must be alert to the wider issues currently affecting healthcare professionals.
Other duties include producing daily news summaries that highlight relevant articles; managing the online media centre to ensure content is up to date; and monitoring the MPS Twitter feed and occasionally drafting tweets.
The successful Press Office Assistant candidate will have strong administrative and organisational skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills – a basic knowledge of social media, media relations and PR is a must.
Benefits will include 25 days paid holiday in addition to public holidays and private medical insurance.
MPS is the world’s leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 290,000 members around the world. Our benefits include access to indemnity, expert advice and peace of mind. Highly qualified advisers are on hand to talk through a question or concern at any time.
Our in-house experts assist with the wide range of legal and ethical problems that arise from professional practice. This includes clinical negligence claims, complaints, medical council inquiries, legal and ethical dilemmas, disciplinary procedures, inquests and fatal accident inquiries.
Our philosophy is to support safe practice in medicine and dentistry by helping to avert problems in the first place. We do this by promoting risk management through our workshops, E-learning, clinical risk assessments, publications, conferences, lectures and presentations.
MPS is not an insurance company. All the benefits of membership of MPS are discretionary as set out in the Memorandum and Articles of Association.
The Press Office Assistant position is for 22 hours per week on a permanent contract.
Job Reference: OR7242
To apply for the Press Office Assistant, please click on the apply button below to complete a short application. MPS is an equal opportunities employer. No agencies please.
- Alison Haw
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