PR Manager

Location
England,Gloucestershire
Salary
Up to £35000 per annum
Posted
26 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Ref
13915859/001
Contact
Kate Upton
Job Discipline
Marketing (General)
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Financial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a PR Manager to join the team of this Gloucester based FS business.

The PR Manager will possess a demonstrable track record in writing press releases and managing media relations.


Client Details

A Gloucester based Financial Services business seeking to engage a PR Manager.


Description

Responsibilities include:



* Developing and delivering integrated external communications plans for sectors throughout the business





* Providing a proactive and reactive press office service





* Developing productive relationships with journalists across a range of sectors





* Developing strong relationships with stakeholders throughout the business





* Crafting news-driven content that includes press releases, digital content and editorial





* Providing media handling advice to senior stakeholders





* Briefing and chaperoning senior spokespeople during media interviews





* Making a significant contribution to the team's objective of achieving a measurable increase in awareness





* Managing the media training programme across the business





* Attending media interviews and press meetings in London


Profile

* A highly experienced external communications/PR practitioner with experience in a financial services or professional services background (agency or in-house)





* Experienced at proactive and reactive press handling and positioning of key stakeholders in the wider media





* An excellent network of journalists across all media





* Strong written skills, capable of adapting to consumer as well as B2B audiences and across channels





* Significant experience of using digital channels to generate earned media



The successful candidate will possess:

* Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills





* Strong business and financial media contacts with experience in building and maintaining relationships with senior stakeholders





* A good understanding of financial services





* Must be able to attend media interviews and press meetings in London





* Public affairs and/or investor relations experience is desirable but not essential


Job Offer

c£35k + benefits

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