We’re hiring!

 

Job Title:  Media Relations Consultant

Closing date: 22nd November

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Seahorse Environmental Communications designs and executes political campaigns and communications programmes that enhance both the natural environment and the commercial success of our clients.

We are looking for a Media Relations Consultant with experience of working in press and media roles. The successful candidate should have solid experience of planning and delivering successful media and PR campaigns across a range of environmental issues and have strong links to lobby journalists and environmental media.

Core responsibilities:

·        Drafting and selling in press materials to trade, print and broadcast media

·        Contributing to the development of strategic communications and campaign planning

·        Monitoring policy developments and identifying opportunities

·        Advising clients on the media agenda

·        Drafting media comments, Q&As and key message documents

·        Building media contact lists on behalf of clients

·        Media monitoring, research and coverage metrics

·        Contributing to business development

·        Undertaking research; writing proposals and briefings

·        Attending or arranging meetings as required

Essential requirements:

·        A demonstrable passion for tackling environmental issues

·        An excellent writer who can write in several different styles e.g. blogs, op-eds, eye-catching tweets, press releases, quotes and speeches

·        Organised, with strong time management skills and excellent attention to detail

·        Proactive, good at coming up with ideas for creative campaigns and news stories

·        A creative thinker when it comes to selling in stories to the media

·        Fluent in digital media – comfortable using multiple platforms and considering how they might be used to help our clients achieve their objectives

·        Strong links to lobby journalists and environmental media

·        Understanding of UK politics / the policy environment

Desirable requirements:

·        Experience with photo/video editing

·        Knowledge of environmental policy

 Please send your CV and a short covering note to hcross@seahorsecomms.co.uk