Media officer and editor

Closing date 
Friday, June 16, 2017

The Centre for European Reform is looking to recruit a Media officer and editor, duties to include:

  • To develop media strategies for publications and events
  • To help edit CER publications
  • To liaise with print and broadcast journalists, proactively obtaining media coverage for the CER's expertise and experts, and managing incoming media enquiries
  • To edit and place op eds in daily newspapers and other periodicals (many of our op eds are for online editions or for weeklies etc)
  • To manage the CER's social media, in particular its Twitter account
  • To maintain media contacts on the CER's database
  • To help with editing and distributing the CER's podcasts
  • Other duties as required

Key requirements:

  • Significant experience of working as a press officer, and of editing
  • Fluent English speaker; a second language is desirable, but not essential
  • Interest in and some knowledge of the European Union
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent professional qualification
  • Ability to meet deadlines, and a focus on accuracy and detail

Contract duration: Permanent
Hours: 35 hours, 5 days a week.

Please upload a short covering letter and CV to Sophie Horsford.

Interviews will be held in June/July with a view to start on 11 September 2017.

Please note there will be a written editorial test as part of the interview process.



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