PR Executive

Location
England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
Salary
£25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted
16 May 2017
Closes
06 June 2017
Ref
13827041/001
Contact
Spyroulla Mousikou
Job Function
PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a talented PR Executive to join an in-house PR and Communications team based in Manchester, for a leading professional services business.


Client Details

My client is a market leader with a global presence in their specialism within the professional services industry.



They have an excellent brand and are innovative in their approach.







The PR Executive role is based in Manchester.


Description

The PR Executive will play a key role in building and protecting the reputation and brand profile. The PR Executive will do this through effective media engagement and communication of the firm's key messages.



The role is varied and encompasses the full breadth of press office activity including PR, surveys, awards programmes.







Key Responsibilities:



* Proactively find news stories



* Pitching partners to the press as commentators





* Draft and edit media comment and news releases





* Research relevant profile opportunities in target media publications





* Maintain a press list





* Maintain PR intranet pages





* Create and circulate regular PR reports





* Liaise with digital and internal communications teams to coordinate timings of news and sign off relevant content





* Support crisis communication when needed


Profile

The successful PR Executive will:



* Have relevant PR experience within a B2B environment. Professional services is preferably but other sector experience will also be considered, including agency candidates looking to make a move in-house





* Excellent written and communication skills





* Have the ability to confidently engage with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.





* Excellent time and project management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple activities at once





* Proactive approach


Job Offer

Salary between £25,000 to £30,000 depending on the level of experience plus excellent benefits

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