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Media Officer

​Media Officer

Be part of the vision; be part of the RIBA.

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is a global professional membership body driving excellence in architecture.

Location: 76 Portland place
Salary: £30,000
Hours: 35 Hours per week, full time, permanent

About the role and the team

As Media Officer, you will join a successful and creative small team that manages and builds the reputation of the RIBA, architects and architecture. We are responsible for high profile and impactful media campaigns and partnerships for a diverse range of projects including the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building, major policy reports on issues ranging from Brexit to school design, architecture competitions and events, membership growth and support.

You will manage media relations for a section of the RIBA’s business, providing quality advice and support, helping with general media queries and managing our engagement through social media channels. You will monitor and evaluate the impact of our work, and share insights and intelligence with the team, our trustees and partners.

About you

With experience of delivering effective proactive media campaigns and events, you will be able to spot opportunities in the news agenda for promoting our work and our messages. You will be keen to expand your interest and knowledge of design and architecture, working on some of the most interesting and exciting projects in the sector.

A creative and credible individual, you’ll work closely with colleagues, as well as our external partners and sponsors, and have strong communication skills to build positive relationships.

You will be able to prioritise and manage your own workload to an exceptional standard, and will take part in an out of hours duty rota. As well as excellent verbal skills, you will have the ability to distil detailed information to write accurate and engaging copy, tweets and statements that appeal to a range of audiences and media channels.

If you are looking for a media role to further develop your skills and experience with a highly-regarded organisation - this is the position for you.

Please read full job description: Media Officer

If you would like to apply for the position, please send a CV, covering letter, a completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and Applicants Statement to

Closing date: Wednesday 10 Jan 2018

Interviews: Tuesday 16 Jan 2018

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