Cpl Life Sciences

Press Officer

16 Jun 2021
15 Jul 2021
Natalie Robson
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Press Officer
In-house role Biotechnology company

Are you a healthcare communications professional currently working agency-side and looking to transition into an in-house role, or are already in-house and seeking a new challenge?

Do you hold strong PR and media relations experience?

Were currently working with an Oxford-based biotechnology company who are currently looking to recruit a Press Officer to join them on a permanent basis.

The company are a Global organisation with offices in the US, Asia, Europe and the UK and the Press Officer role will be responsible for:

Generating and managing media coverage (both proactive & reactive).
Responding to incoming media inquiries and building & managing relationships with Journalists.
Providing material/stories for different channels including online, print and digital channels (radio, podcasts).
Managing spokespeople and any media filming requests.

Any applicants for this role must be able to demonstrate a strong scientific background, with at least a Bachelors degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant Life Sciences subject.

Other key requirements include:

A minimum of 2 years of Communications experience, gained from the Life Sciences industry (Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Medical Device).
Strong PR/media relations experience with the ability to liaise with Journalists.
The ability to management proactive and reactive communications, as well as crisis communications.
Experience of working in a fast-paced environment, preferably with agency experience too.

To apply for this role, please contact Natalie Robson at CPL Life Sciences via email on natalie.robson@cpl.com If you could please include an updated version of your CV upon application, it would be appreciated.

Please also note that we operate a bonus referral scheme if we place someone that you recommend to us, so please feel free to enquire about this and share these details within your network.

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