Media & News Advisor - Healthcare, Policy, Media

Account Manager

Ref: 578Wednesday 8 September 2021

New Exciting In-house role @ leading medical organization!

My client, a leading medical organisation that looks after healthcare professionals nationwide, is recruiting for Media & News Advisor.

Salary: up to £40,000 + bonuses & benefits

The media adviser will support the media team in providing high-quality, professional member and media briefings, drafting press releases and undertaking research for campaigns, ensuring my client is well-represented in the media on key aspects of health policy and issues concerning the medical profession.

They are looking for a passionate and driven comms professional with ideally 2-3 years' experience in healthcare and/or health policy alongside a strong understanding of the current policy and political landscape. 

Overview:

  • Excellent knowledge of the media and how it works 
  • Excellent understanding of health-related issues and policy and the challenges and opportunities facing health and other public sectors 
  • Write press releases and articles for publication, research and set up broadcast interviews and promote these to the media 
  • Develop positive and constructive relationships with journalists to assist the facilitation of media activity 

Benefits:

  • Generous annual leave provision, plus 1 company day and public holidays
  • Season ticket loan (up to 10k) after completion of probationary period
  • Additional flexible benefits