JOB OPPORTUNITY – FULL-TIME COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Soar-MediaSoar Media is looking for a dedicated, enthusiastic and talented individual to join our skilled team as Communications Officer.

Reporting to the Communications Manager, the successful candidate will work on a number of projects, assisting in the promotion of our clients’ activity, focusing on a predominantly sport-based client portfolio.

The role plays an integral part in the communications team and will be involved in all areas of work on a number of clients’ accounts.

Day-to-day tasks will include:
–    Helping to support the daily activities of the communications team (e.g. copywriting, proofreading, responding to emails, answering the office phones, conducting interviews, liaising with clients on a day-to-day basis, attend client-facing meetings, producing monthly reports)
–    Production and distribution of engaging press releases and following-up with media for coverage
–    Maintaining social media, website content and email marketing activities

Essential skills:
–    Strong copywriting
–    Attention to detail
–    Ability to hit deadlines
–    Excellent telephone manner and people skills
–    Proficiency in Social Media (Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/LinkedIn)
–    Knowledge of football from grassroots through to professional level

Desirable skills:
–    Full UK driving licence
–    Prior experience of working with external media outlets

This role is full-time but will be subject to the successful completion of a three-month probationary period, following a review with the Communications Manager and company directors.

Salary for this role is £14k-£16k dependent on experience, and includes 20 days’ holiday plus bank holidays, per year.

This position would suit a recent graduate, or individual with 1-3 years’ experience within the communications industry.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and accompanying cover letter to:

Email: careers@soarmedia.co.uk

Post: Soar Media, LCB Depot, 31 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1RE

The closing date for applications is Monday 10th October 2016.

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