Press Assistant

Press Assistant
Employer: The British Museum
Salary: £22,875
Location: London

The British Museum has an exciting opportunity to appoint a Press Assistant to provide support for the press office. The role includes the management of the Museum’s media monitoring, responding to incoming press and media enquiries and supporting with PR campaigns across the team.

Key areas of responsibility:

Deal professionally with general enquiries from the media, demonstrating a clear understanding of the Museum’s key messages and communicating these effectively.
Responsible for the efficient dissemination, and filing of daily press coverage and management of media monitoring agency
Managing the press office database for all media contacts to ensure they are up-to-date and comprehensive.
Measure results and compiling reports against targets set by Press and PR Manager.
Managing press film crews onsite ensuring the agreed protocols and security requirements are followed.
Person specification:

Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have good organisational skills, ability to prioritise workload and to work flexibly and to tight deadlines. You will have experience of delivering reports and measuring success. You would have worked in a cultural or educational environment. You will be capable of building positive relationships and remain calm under pressure.

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