Press Officer

Job ID: 654979
Location: Luton
Salary: Negotiable
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Job Type:
Full time
Press Officer Competitive + excellent benefitsLuton This is for
people who like to work in a fast-paced environment. For those who
dont really mind rolling up their sleeves and getting involved, never
shying away from a challenge. This is an opportunity to be part of the
UKs largest airline. This is generation easyJet, and were looking
for a talented and experienced press officer to join our lively
communications department and play a key role in managing our
corporate brand identity at all of the airlines regional bases and
airports across the UK. Reporting to the Head of PR, youll enjoy real
ownership as you work as part of the Press Office team and alongside
other departments to make sure that our PR function is as efficient
and effective as it can be, always ensuring that the airline is well
represented and defended in the UK. Your responsibilities as a press
officer will include dealing with day-to-day Press Office enquiries,
proactive story generation and pitching into the media, , managing
specific projects and issues, organising press trips, drafting press
releases and working as part of the airlines crisis response team.
And for good measure, well also get you to manage our Press Office
Twitter account., What you'll need:

* As press officer, it goes without saying that youll have a
genuine passion for news and media and experience of working with
the UK national and regional media.

* A background gained within transport or a 24/7 service industry
will be a huge plus too.

* Experience with social media, youll ideally have managed a press
office Twitter account before and have excellent communication and
influencing skills.

* You will be creative with excellent written skills as well as
possessing top-notch planning and time-management skills.

At easyJet, our goal is to inspire a whole generation of travellers to
say yes to new experiences and opportunities. As Europe's leading
airline, we fly on more of Europes top 100 routes than any other
airline and last year we connected over 70 million people across more
than 30 countries. Our people are at the heart of our success and we
think its important that we share the benefits of our success with
them. Youd expect us to offer great travel benefits, but in addition
to being able to climb on-board our flights at heavily reduced rates,
youll also benefit from discounted rates on holidays, car hire and
hotels. Across our network weve offers and benefits specific to the
countries we operate in and beyond these youll be joining a vibrant,
fast paced and forward thinking environment. #LI-JV1
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