Media Manager - B&CE

Crawley, West Sussex
£35,000 to £50,000
03 Jan 2019
31 Jan 2019
Full Time


Are you looking for an opportunity to offer your expert media experience in a fast paced and growing organisation? Our in-house press office team are on the look out for a Media Manager who is proactive and demonstrates good news judgement with the proven ability to lead a team! This is a fantastic time to join B&CE – Employer of the Year at the Sussex Business Awards 2018!

Working in our expanding Policy and External Affairs team, your role will line manage our Press Officer whilst building a fast-paced, reactive media team, working across pensions and occupational health, and growing our presence across trade, national and regional print and broadcast media. You will actively manage B&CE’s media relations, drive forward our media strategy, produce effective key messaging and identify suitable media opportunities.

Key responsibilities for this role:

  • To build and manage an in house press office that’s manned 24/7
  • Developing and implementation of B&CE’s media strategy
  • Building strong working relationships with newspapers, trade magazines, broadcast and online media channels
  • Supervising the production of key media materials to include press releases and articles
  • Collaborating with internal teams and senior stakeholders across the business
  • Monitoring all media performance and reporting
  • Line managing and developing team members

If you're right for this role

  • To have a strong background in media relations at degree level or equivalent experience (Journalism background desirable)
  • Ability to build and grow relevant media contacts in a fast paced environment
  • Able to develop a detailed understanding of B&CE’s business activity
  • To be highly creative, self motivated with excellent communication skills to build working relationships
  • Advanced skills in Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Strong management and organisational skills

B&CE is an equal opportunities employer.  We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect.  We are committed to treating all our people (and all who apply for a role at B&CE) equally