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Manager, Media Relations – City of London

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Summary of Duties

Reporting to the Director, Strategic Communications, Government Relations & Community Engagement, the Manager, Media Relations acts as a liaison between media and key City of London spokespeople, and supports all City of London media initiatives by creating and/or providing guidance on editorial meetings, media pitches, media kits, media releases, and other media-focused initiatives. Cultivates and manages relationships with media representatives at the local, regional and national levels.

Qualifications

  • University Degree or College Diploma in Communications, Journalism or Public Relations.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience managing people and projects in a related field.
  • Experience working in news media as reporter, editor and/or producer combined with experience working in corporate communications and/or government communications role an asset.
  • Experience in developing communication strategies, effective communication and media campaigns and issues management plans/strategies.
  • Accredited Business Communicator (ABC) or Accredited in Public Relations (APR) designation or equivalencies would be an asset.

Position Type
This is a permanent position being filled on a temporary basis for up to 1 year.

Compensation Range
$80,845 to $109,487

How to Apply
For a complete job description and to apply on-line, please visit the City of London website at https://bit.ly/2OVKYiw

Please note following the interview stage, official transcripts as well as a criminal record check will be required prior to moving to the next stage in the selection process.

Closing Date for Applications:  Wednesday, April 7, 2021

We appreciate all applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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