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Head of Media Relations – Premier League Football Club

Job Title: Head of Media Relations – Premier League Football Club
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Superb salary + Benefits package
Start Date: asap
REF: DS1011
Contact Name: Darren Simmons
Contact Email: darren@eisg.com
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Head of Media Relations – Premier League Football Club

London

This is a superb opportunity to join a leading London based Premier League Football Club in the role of Head of Media Relations. The club are looking for an experienced Media and Communications professional, used to working in a high pressure press environment, and with extensive media contacts.

This forward thinking club are experiencing unprecedented success, both on and off the pitch, so this is a brilliant opportunity to join their growing media team. You’ll be working very closely with the First Team Manager, and First Team Squad, promoting the football side of the business, and holding joint responsibility for managing the press office and also overseeing the Content team.

The role reports at Director level, and you’ll be expected to provide senior level consultancy to the Board. This will include drafting club statements on their behalf, overseeing all media relations, and taking control of senior management press appearances, interviews and conferences (To include briefing management and players in advance)

The successful candidate will need experience of working in a busy, high pressurised press environment. You will be well versed in dealing with crisis- communications and ideally have experience of working within the professional sports industry. You will be required to demonstrate an extensive media background and current press contacts.

This role is based in London, working for a Premier League Football Club, and would suit individuals currently holding Head of Media or Head of Communications roles within sporting organisations.

The Executives In Sport Group are a Sports Recruitment Consultancy, specialising in Sports Executive Search. www.eisg.com