A Media Relations Manager is an expert in communications. They will organise media coverage and press releases and be the voice of your organisation. Media Relations Managers will work closely alongside PR and Branding teams to ensure there is a consistent message.
Essential parts of a Media Relations Manager’s job description:
- Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal. Media Relation Managers should be able to foster and maintain great working relationships with media and press outlets.
- The ability to make quick decisions in a high pressure environment.
- Experience in crisis management would be very beneficial.
- Be able to identify beneficial media coverage to improve the organisation’s brand awareness.