An exciting opportunity has arisen for Media Officer to join their busy press office on a temporary basis for approx. 2 months, paying £13.68 p/h. There may be a possibility that this could be extended.
Respond to daily and out of hours enquiries from local, national and specialist media, including writing and distributing regular press releases. When required, act as an official spokesperson for the Force for local, national and specialist media. Respond directly to public enquiries about incidents and activity via social and digital channels.
Organise broadcast media interviews and manage the media at operational incidents, press conferences/briefings and when required at campaign launches. Support the communications officers in planning and attending open events to promote the work of the Force directly to the public.
Monitor traditional and social media interest and coverage of national policing issues relating to TVP. Alert the Media Manager and Head of Department to any media/social media related risks to TVP and work with senior officers, including the Chief Constable's Management Team to prepare Force responses to critical incidents and national policing issues.
Maximise opportunities and originate ideas for proactive media relations, act as point of contact for officers in operational support functions, deal with all reactive and proactive media queries and maximise proactive opportunities to promote the successes of the Force and engage with the public
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