PR & Marketing Manager

Location
Scotland,Edinburgh
Salary
£20.00 - £22.00 per hour
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Ref
3417115
Contact
Camryn Anderson
Job Discipline
PR & Media
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Charities
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Your new company
This job for a PR & Marketing Manager is for a recognisable and national charity in Edinburgh city centre. Their vision is to help shape peoples futures and they believe they have the power to changes lives. Due to a period of sustained growth they are looking to recruit a PR & Marketing Manager on an initial 6 week contract to help support key items of work. In turn this is an exciting time to join the organisation, supporting their PR & Marketing needs in Scotland.

Your new role
The job of PR & Marketing Manager will see you joining the wider Marketing and Communications team, taking responsibility for promoting the brand and organisation programmes through managing campaigns and relationship with the press, stakeholders and wider public. This role will be based in Edinburgh city centre reporting directly into the Director of Marketing and Communications. Initially you will be working to devise, plan and deliver campaigns alongside your marketing colleagues and programme teams to ensure efficient and successfully delivery of events. Specifically, you will focus on developing lasting relationships with current programme audiences as well as attracting new audiences to showcase the value of the work the organisation do.

You will work directly with the management team to ensure communications are in line with the organisation brand and ethos when marketing to the media and stakeholders. In addition to this you will advise the management team on press related matters, including response to media enquiries. This role will also require you to line manage the Digital Marketing Manager and the Press Office, setting objectives and monitoring and motivating high performance.

What you'll need to succeed
As a PR & Marketing Manager, you will gain exposure to different aspects of the business providing a very hands-on role, working closely with particular business units. You will have excellent PR exposure working in a managerial role and be able to clearly demonstrate examples of success in PR & media relations ideally within a charity or public sector. Experience of event planning will be hugely beneficial to this job as you will be working in a busy environment, working under pressure as well as prioritising a demanding workload. As an individual, you will have excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to support effective cross-team working and external relationship building. You will have an established network of journalist contacts in Scotland with a proactive approach to collaborating with external stakeholders on campaigns. You will be an influential leader with experience of managing staff and supporting them to achieve their objectives.

What you'll get in return
In addition to a competitive hourly rate of £22 per hour, you will be paid through an efficient online system receiving weekly pay. The contract is for an initial period of 6 weeks, however there is scope for extension or potentially a permanent role for the right candidate. You will have the opportunity to work with a dedicated, highly networked consultant who is an expert in the industry and maintain a continuous working relationship with this consultant. Overall this is a fantastic opportunity to join a national organisation within a popular and reputable sector. You will have autonomy in this role and will be joining a progressive and forward thinking business.

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