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Accreditation Manager

AM2005_1558368255
£27000 - £28000 per annum

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Katie Conner

Associate Consultant - Permanent 0207 759 7979

Hunter Merrifield are pleased to be working with the first and oldest association of foreign journalists in the world, providing official journalistic accreditation to more than 1,800 international correspondents every year. All media are represented: from print and news agencies to broadcast and digital.

The Accreditation Manager role is a work from home position, responsible for processing press cards to foreign journalists, liaising with members and accurately maintaining the records.

What will my responsibilities be in this role?

  • Liaising with the UK Press Card Authority and its designated agents for the issuing of UK Press Cards
  • Processing and vetting all new applications for UK Press Cards in line with criteria required as official "gatekeepers"
  • Issuing annual renewals
  • ensuring the timely payment of all fees for the UK Press Cards and membership
  • Maintaining an up to date record of all UK Press Card holders and members in the database
  • Assisting the Director with preparing monthly expense accounts and annual reports
  • Assisting the Director with organising briefings for members

What experience do I need to be successful in this post?

  • Quick worker and learner, able to adapt work to accommodate unexpected changes with flexibility to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Significant confidence in quickly building rapport with members
  • Excellent communication skills with members of all levels both over the phone and over email
  • Show organisational and problem solving skills, strong attention to detail and resilience.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • An interest and knowledge in journalism, media and news

This is a home based role so hours are flexible, however the successful candidate will need to be available to work from home during the day, with access to phone and emails.

Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.


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Huntress Search Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of 'protected characteristics' as defined under the Equality Act and other relevant UK legislation.

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.