PR Executive

Location
England,London
Salary
£23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
08 Aug 2018
Closes
05 Sep 2018
Ref
13930065/001
Contact
Marcus Deeks
Job Discipline
Communications, Digital, PR & Media
Experience Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Unique PR Executive opportunity within a Global Professional Services company based in London.


Client Details

Global & industry leading Professional Services company based in central London.


Description

As the PR Executive you will:

* Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
* Draft media materials and other collateral, for media distribution and sell-in including press releases, appointment announcements and contribution articles
* Building strong relationships with key media and journalists
* Continually offer new, fresh and innovative ideas and solutions to maximise communications resources
* Monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs to assess potential news-jacking opportunities
* Weekly liaison with media monitoring agency to ensure best use of the service
* Work closely with content colleagues to ensure messaging is accurate and targeted correctly
* Proactively measure, evaluate and report on the success of PR programme to demonstrate added value
* Execute any internal charity events including. This will involve cost control, on-site logistics co-ordination and associated administration


Profile

The successful PR Executive will have:

Essential skills and requirements

* 2+ years PR / communications experience essential - agency experience preferred
* Excellent written, interpersonal and communication skills
* Attention to detail/accuracy
* Proven experience of media relations, influencing and selling of stories to gain valuable exposure
* Experience across all media types; mainstream, social and trade
* Experience of working with external agencies

Expected behaviours

* Professional at all times with immediate team and wider company employees
* Enthusiastic and positive can-do attitude
* Team player
* Able to work well under pressure and to deadlines
* Commitment to maintaining excellent customer service skills


Job Offer

Competitive salary up to £25k + excellent benefits and clear career progression on offer to the successful PR Executive in London.

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