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PR Manager

Loughborough, Leicestershire
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
The Recruitment Group are excited to share an exciting opportunity for a PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER to join a well-established and respected client in Loughborough on a permanent, full-time basis.? Our client is one of the UK's leading brand agencies, boasting an enviable portfolio of clients, regionally, nationally, and internationally. Key responsibilities
  • Able to create and deliver PR campaigns
  • Devise and implement strategies, review the results and adapt accordingly
  • Developing, planning and implementing a public relations communications plan involving goals, budget and tactics
  • Seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media;
  • Coordinating all public relations activities
  • Directing the PR Executive team to engage audiences across traditional and new media Leveraging existing media relationships and cultivating new contacts within business and industry media
  • Managing media enquiries and interview requests
  • Researching and creating content for press releases, by-line articles and keynote presentations to targeted media
  • Monitoring, analysing and communicating PR results and coverage on a monthly basis Evaluating opportunities for partnerships, sponsorships and advertising on an ongoing basis
  • Building relationships with industry leaders to grow industry awareness
  • Preparing case studies, speeches, articles and annual report
  • Organising press conferences and supplying company information to go on the website and social media
  • Managing the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation
  • Maintaining a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and making appropriate recommendations regarding the communication strategy surrounding them Recruiting, hiring and training new members of the PR Executive team as and when required
  • Determining KPIs for each Executive team member
Experience, Qualifications and Skills Required
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Experience in managing, supporting and overseeing a PR team
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, a broad understanding and experience of PR strategy building, social media and PR concepts, pitching, influencing and negotiation skills, you will be a communications professional
  • Able to spot opportunities and prioritise multiple tasks to deliver results against strategic objectives
  • You will prepare new business tenders and presentations for the company so must have an understanding of how PR fits into a branding mix, and how to cross-sell services for various markets
  • Knowledge of PR tools including Gorkana and Meltwater
  • Strong relationships with local and national business as well as industry media outlets Be prepared to act as a company spokesperson; comfortable and skilled in both broadcast and print media interviews
  • Solid experience with social media including blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc
  • Excellent organisational, planning and administrative skills
  • Full understanding of media relationships • Proactive, reliable, responsible and accurate with an attention to detail
  • Possession of the ability to keep information confidential
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment with the occasional long hours
Company Benefits?
  • Uncapped progression within our company
  • The opportunity to set your own training plan and access to a personal training budget
  • Free use of our on-site gym
  • The opportunity to take country walks around our grounds
  • New starter goodie bag
  • Above and beyond bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday allowance after three continuous years with the company
  • Modern, clean and spacious office in our new £1million digital hub
  • Quarterly departmental socials
  • Training throughout the year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Birthday bottle of bubbly
  • Weekly cake club (Covid-19 permitting)
For more information and to apply, get in touch with our Commercial Team at our Loughborough branch by clicking 'Apply Now' to submit your application.?? If you would like to know how we will store and process your data, please visit The Recruitment Groups home page to read our GDPR Data Protection Statement.
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  • Job Reference: 707316899-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: The Recruitment Group
    The Recruitment Group
  • Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent