PR Executive

2022-08-05 16:05:162022-11-02 ITSS Recruitment
Job Type Permanent full-time
Location Borehamwood
Area East of England, UK East of England UK Borehamwood
Sector Marketing - Social Media
Salary £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Healthcare
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref JW9807202208-03_1659715516
Job Views 66
Description
PR Executive
Salary: Up to £30,000
Location: Borehamwood (Fully Remote)

My client is one of the UK's leading gift experience providers. Their core focus is to deliver happiness to customers, suppliers, staff and retail partners, they aim to do this by providing industry leading products.

First a bit about the role:
As their PR Executive you will be supporting the Senior PR and Brand Comms Manager in delivering the PR and Influencer strategy. You will be supporting the creation and development of first-class PR campaigns that drive brand engagement. We are looking for a person with PR Executive experience, who can use their creativity and communication skills to maximise awareness and engagement in our brands.

A bit more about the PR Executive role:
*Work alongside the Senior PR & Brand Comms Manager to deliver PR and influencer strategy
*Research, write and sell-in press releases and gift guides to target media
*Secure news coverage and product placements in national, lifestyle, broadcast and print
*Reaching out to the media on a daily basis, pitching new products, press releases and content
*Support the delivery of PR campaigns in alignment with other marketing channels
*Liaising with the Buying team to identify products to promote based on business priorities
*Supporting the SEO team with gaining high quality back links and digital PR/ SEO campaigns
*Using media monitoring platforms to keep track of and analyse coverage
*Sending regular coverage updates to the business
*Organising journalist one-to-ones to brief them on new experiences and build/maintain relationships
*Arranging and co-ordinating experiences for press/blogger reviews
*Responding to reactive media enquiries
*Keeping on top of competitor activity, media landscape and news stories
*Organising and attending press and influencer events
*Seeking new influencers to work with, managing content creation and brand awareness activity and reporting

And now a bit about you as a PR Executive:
We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic person to contribute energy, creativity and fresh ideas to our existing team. We are looking for someone who can work at a fast pace and for a person that has strong organisational skills. Ideally you will have current experience working for a brand within the lifestyle sector, have strong communication skills and have a good understanding about the digital side of PR.
*At least 1 year of experience at PR Executive level
*Ability to come up with creative ideas for campaigns
*Experience in digital or traditional PR
*Experience in organising events
*Excellent time management skills and knowledge of media deadlines
*Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail
*Friendly with the ability to build rapport with media and influencers
*Passionate and enthusiastic

Desirable but not essential skills as a PR Executive:
*PR degree or qualification
*Experience of using Gorkana / Cision media monitoring platforms
*Existing contacts and relationships with national and lifestyle press
*Experience in Infulencer Marketing
*Influencer contacts

We are interviewing currently for the role of PR Executive, so apply now for immediate consideration or contact Jason Williams at ITSS Recruitment for further information.
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