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Media Communications Officer

Job Description

There has never been a more exciting time to join UKAEA. We're looking for a talented Media and Communications Officer with strong writing skills to help us promote fusion energy - a sustainable, low carbon, new form of energy.
We believe fusion energy can be an environmentally responsible part of the world's future energy supply. It is described as the ultimate energy source, based on the same processes that power the sun and stars.
This is a chance to join a hard-working, warm, and welcoming team based in Culham, Oxford, with options for hybrid working.
Your tasks and responsibilities:


Reporting to the Senior Media Manager and Internal Communications Manager, you will:


* Proactively find opportunities to communicate our key messages using internal and external channels
* Write and publish opinion pieces, features and news stories
* Organise media training and media planning
* Build relationships with senior personnel to tell our story


Our offer
Good rate of pay, a challenging and exciting work environment, and the chance to work with and learn from some of the best in fusion energy technology. The Communications department is growing, and you can always count on support from committed colleagues.


Location
The role will be based at UKAEA, Oxford. UKAEA also offer the opportunity of a hybrid working environment.

More information
Sounds like this could be a match? Please send your CV and a cover letter (maximum two pages, A4) demonstrating your experience and why you are the best person for the job.
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The successful candidate will have at least three years' experience working in communications and/or media relations.


What are some of the skills and experience we are looking for...


You will have proven experience working in a news or press office environment, preferably in the energy industry, environmental sector or Government, and be comfortable using digital channels to reach a range of different audiences.

We're looking for somebody who is:


* Proactive across communications disciplines
* A cooperative team player who enjoys working in diverse teams
* Ability to see the big picture and to find relevance for UKAEA in external contexts
* Excellent knowledge of the developing media landscape as well as social media trends
* Very strong writing and editorial skills






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