PR & Communications Manager

£30000 - £35000 per annum
22 August 2018
18 September 2018
Kyle Weeks
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
PR & Communications manager for a Bristol based Not-For-Profit

Client Details

Our client are one of the UK leaders in workplace development


The key responsibilities for the PR & Communications Manager:

* Under the direction of the Senior Marketing Manager, to be responsible for planning, implementing and measuring external communications activities on time and on budget to support the Group's brands and business activities

* Working with the Senior Marketing Manager and Campaigns Manager, to align relevant communications plans with business strategy and priorities, supporting the achievement of priorities and targets, including brand engagement, share of voice, lead generation and customer acquisition

* Monitor and measure outcomes of all external communications and PR activity and provide monthly reports to the Senior Marketing Manager

* Be responsible for producing and delivering communications plans and grids, including for annual, bi-annual, quarterly, monthly and campaign activity

* Conduct media relations activities across all media sectors, national, local and regional print, broadcast, online and social, trade and consumer titles, building and maintaining a network of relationships with key media contacts and social media influencers

* Develop strong relationships with the communications and press offices of our key partners and clients, including HEE, NHS England and others

* Generate consistent, quality and on brand media coverage in of support business objectives

* Plan, write or commission, distribute and sell-in media releases and other copy/content, such as opinion pieces and commentary

* Write and publish other content, copy, letters, articles, newsletters, emails, blogs, social media content to deliver on comms plans

* Working closely with the Digital Marketing Manager, manage all marketing-run social media channels for all brands, maximizing on engagement with social audiences and growing followers

* Monitor all media activity concerning the Group and its brand and respond appropriately to protect its reputation

* Continuously monitor competitor and sector activity, including national and local governmental policy development, suggesting opportunities to increase profile where appropriate

* Using your expertise and as required, to provide internal training sessions to staff on all communications matters, for example, PR and media engagement, copywriting, writing for social channels and writing for the web

* To continually consider, devise and implement creative ways to build the Group's external profile through social media, other online platforms, emails, newsletters, print or through any other communication activity

* To drive forward an internal communications approach across the Group, including establishing the right channels to communicate effectively with staff, informing managers of the right channels and approaches to use; including establishing content plans for internal communications and delivering on elements as agreed (for example, monthly newsletters or blogs)

* Working within the team as required and using your expertise as a writer, to assist in the production of a wide range of marketing messaging and content, across all channels

* Act as a brand champion ensuring consistency of brand image and corporate messaging

* Develop and maintain positive working relationships with fellow colleagues and key external stakeholders


The Successful PR & Communications Manager:

* Proven track record in originating PR activities
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively at all levels in writing and speech
* Comprehensive understanding of communication channels and methodologies
* Strong commercial acumen and outstanding interpersonal and journalistic skills
* Passion and facility for driving engagement with external and internal audiences
* Proven internal and external comms experience
* Strong copywriting, editing and proofreading skills with the ability to make complex information accessible, crafting engaging press releases, statements, speeches and cases studies.

Job Offer

Basic Salary up to £35,000


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