Press Officer, Corporate

Job Type Marketing & Communications
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
08
Closing Date 23/10/2018
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Salary £29,600 - £39,100
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week

09:00 - 17:30
Monday - Friday

Due to the nature of the role, flexibility of hours is required

Duties & Responsibilities

As a Press Officer in the team, you'll be responsible for receiving and handling phone calls directly from the press or any customer service queries that may escalate to the press.

You'll work with the rest of the team as well as other Partners across the business such as buying, technical, CSR and branches to handle queries and to help deliver positive news stories to the press.

Job Requirements

This role is a reactive role that requires strong issue management skills, you'll have to work with Partners at all levels of the business so need to be comfortable and confident with this.

Joining the John Lewis Partnership comes with more than a new job and salary, that's just part of the total package. As part of our commitment to Principle 1 “The Partnership's ultimate purpose is the happiness of all its members, through their worthwhile and satisfying employment in a successful business” we offer a range of benefits to our Partners both in and outside of work.

If you want to know more about our full range of benefits, please visit our Careers Website
or download the attached infographic.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Previous press office experience
- Strong issues management skills
- Able to work in a busy environment
- Able to respond quickly and efficiently

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

On occasion, travel to film shoots may be necessary so a full drivers license is desirable.

Please consider the following when making your application:
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early
- Print off the job description now if you require it
- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV

This role is subject to pre-employment screening checks

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Press Officer, Corporate
  • Bracknell, South East England
  • £29,600 - £39,100
  • Closing Date: 23/10/2018