Media Officer

£31,000 - £34,000 yearly
  • Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Central London, London, UK
  • Apr 15, 2019
Contract Design Editorial Events Campaigning Project Management

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The RIBA is a global professional membership body, and a cultural organisation, driving excellence in architecture.

Location: London, W1
Hours: 35 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract up to 12 months

About the role and the team

As Media Officer, you will join a successful and creative small team that manages and builds the reputation of the RIBA, architects and architecture. We are responsible for 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, 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.

About you

With experience of delivering effective proactive media campaigns and events, 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 keen to expand your interest and knowledge of design and architecture.

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 this position, please visit the link provided.

Closing date: 24 April 2019
Interview date: 2 May 2019

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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