Location:Kensington and Chelsea, London
Salary:Up to £26184 per annum
Contract type:Contract Permanent
Telephone:0207 942 5000
Media and PR Assistant
About the role
The Media and PR team is responsible for protecting and promoting the reputation of the Natural History Museum as one of the UK's most popular visitor attractions and a global, scientific, and cultural leader through the media and key opinion formers.
You will provide administrative support for the Media and PR team and take an active role in publicising the Museum's work. You will also have the opportunity to support the Museum's prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
In this role you will find your days filled with responses to our range of press queries, drafting press materials, supervising filming, delivering media briefings, and supporting the wider team with a range of initiatives.
You will have essential experience of working in a busy Press/PR office, with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, along with strong administrative skills.
You work well under pressure, and can prioritise effectively when responding to deadlines, and maintaining multiple simultaneous projects.
In addition, you will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write attention-grabbing press releases, concise briefing notes, compelling speeches and comment pieces or blogs.
Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 20 April 2021
Interviews expected 4 - 5 May
How to apply
If this sounds like you, please apply online on the Natural History Museum's careers portal, and provide:
* A comprehensive curriculum vitae giving details of relevant achievements in recent posts as well as your education and professional qualifications.
* A covering letter that summarises your interest in this post, providing evidence of your ability to match the criteria outlined in the person specification.
To apply, please visit https://careers.nhm.ac.uk/ and upload your CV with a covering letter, which clearly outlines how you meet our person specification.