PR Officer

Location
England,Leicestershire
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
10 May 2018
Ref
13912546/001
Contact
Sophie Shanu
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
* Fantastic opportunity to join a National Leisure business in a new role

* Seeking an experienced PR candidate with a proactive approach


Client Details

Our client are a leading Leisure and Health business based in Leicestershire. They are a vibrant business focused on encouraging participation in sport, leisure and a healthy lifestyle. They are currently seeking an experienced PR candidate with exceptional writing skills to join in a newly created role.


Description

The successful PR Officer will be responsible for the creation and implementation of the National PR strategy across the business, in line with the company's core values and branding. They will be responsible for building relationships with existing and new media contacts across national newspapers and trade press. The PR officer will proactively attend meetings and events with clients and partner businesses in order to keep a finger to the pulse on the latest within the industry to create topical content. They will attend industry events and network with senior figures whilst representing the business as well as organising press events on a National and local level.



The PR Officer will be responsible for managing any crisis communications that are required and will offer support to other colleagues on how to communicate both internally & externally regarding such matters.



The successful PR Officer will have exceptional writing skills with a creative flair and will be a confident communicator both in person and written word. They will be a team player and have a driven and proactive approach.


Profile

The successful PR Officer will have:



* Demonstrable PR experience

* Strong writing and communications skills
* A proactive approach
* Excellent interpersonal skills
* The ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
* Full Driving License


Job Offer

Salary £25,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Benefits

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