PR & Social Media Executive

England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
£25000.00 - £35000 per annum
20 July 2017
17 August 2017
Graeme Davidson
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
PR & Social Media Executive required for leading European business

Located in the highly prestigious St Peter's Square development in the city centre, Distrelec are establishing their new Enterprise Hub and hiring a PR & Social Media Executive.

The Enterprise Hub will be the European centre for the implementation of their new digital operations that will deliver all online trading, marketing and technical deliveries for the organisation. Distrelec, part of the Datwyler group, is a leading online distributor for electronics, automation, measurement technology, IT and accessories in Europe and the exciting new Enterprise Hub in Manchester will be its first operational presence in the UK. This is an exciting time to be joining their business. Are you up for the challenge?

The role:

The PR & Social Media Executive will increase customer awareness and engagement via PR & Social channels in support of the campaign management team. The role will be responsible for the implementation of effective PR and two-way social engagement to identify opportunities to add value through the use of new social and PR channels.

Key accountabilities:

You will establish and maintain social accounts across a variety of social media including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+ and YouTube. You will proactively listen to customers across all social channels and respond appropriately either directly or on behalf of other teams. The role will be responsible for posting messages and content across all social channels in support of the wider campaign process. You will also oversee the social and PR marketing activities to ensure that individual campaigns do not conflict with another one and that there are no mixed messages to customers.

Working with the analytics team you will ensure management and tracking of all social activity. As PR & Social Media Executive you will also have full responsibility for the PR agency and report successes to the wider business.

Skills & experience:

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of social media channels and their typical audiences. You will have operational understanding of popular social listening tools such as Hootsuite and an understanding of how to engage with various audiences. Previous experience of managing agency and 3rd party PR relationships is essential. An understanding of e-commerce trends and the latest online sales tactics would be an advantage.


In addition to the supportive and collaborative work environment, you can expect:

* Excellent flex benefits package together with a bonus for every member of staff + pension
* Flexible working around core hours
* 25 days holiday with option to purchase/sell additional days
* Grade A offices with great transport access
* Opportunity to influence the way we work

By joining the Datwyler family, you will not only enjoy the security, opportunities and benefits that come with the security of a global organisation, but also experience the excitement that a start-up business has to offer. Distrelec is looking for people who are solution seekers, ready to roll up their sleeves and who are motivated to get things done.

Distrelec aspires to be the most dominant distributor in the electro component market by serving its customers through understanding their challenges and seeking solutions to meet their needs. Distrelec's leadership believe that drive and passion are key to success. They are a customer focused company with big ambitions and an exciting journey ahead.

At Distrelec, you're empowered to make your mark. With that, comes unlimited possibilities. This is an experience that only a few will ever get. For more information visit: []

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