Senior PR & Social Media Executive - Leading B2C Brand

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Job Sector:
Marketing, PR
South West
Salary Description:
From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
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The Public Relations team is responsible for protecting and enhancing reputation, brand attributes and awareness in the public domain. The PR team’s activities ensure that our client has a competitive voice by building brand awareness, winning industry awards, and facilitating editorial coverage across top tier media channels. The Public Relations Senior Executive reports to the Director of Public Relations and supports the PR function to ensure both UK and Global business strategy and objectives are met. The Public Relations Senior Executive manages specific assigned PR activities and covers for the Head of Public Relations when absent. The role is initially a 12 month contract, however, there is likely to be permanent opportunities within the business. The Role This is a busy and varied strategic role, duties will include: Developing the company’s Annual and Quarterly PR Plans with Head of PR (to include one overarching theme plus 4 quarterly creative campaigns) Managing PR support for trade shows and consumer events, including input into brand activation, coordinating media meetings and co-hosting events Drafting media materials including releases, Q&As, keep media kit up-to-date and developing new factsheets for products Attending media meetings - with Director of PR and independently managing ad-hoc and special projects Assisting in the Management of the Press Office - ensuring all enquiries are handled in a timely manner and to maintain the company’s reputation for having an efficient and exceptionally helpful press office Support the PR assistant in developing and maintaining knowledge banks, story libraries, archiving quotes etc Experience Required Education to degree level in a relevant subject or by experience. Evidence of two or more PR disciplines. Good experience in a B2C public relations role either working in-house, at a PR agency or with the media (2+ years) Good experience of organising successful press events. Experience of initiating and implementing successful PR plans Experience of building relationships with journalists and pitching/selling-in PR stories Exceptional English writing skills, with strong grammar and vocabulary knowledge Excellent verbal communicator Excellent negotiator and influencer at all levels of internal and external contacts Good project management skills Additional Information Please note that shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 3 days of application and due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide specific feedback on unsuccessful applications

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Contact: Kris Clare

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