PR & Communications Executive

  • Job Reference: 1311708003-2
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Recruiter: James Newbury
  • Location: Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Events & Experiential, Media, Public Relations, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Calling all PR & Comms Execs! Exciting Career Opportunity Alert!

Location: hybrid between HQ in Central Beds and your home

Salary: circa 33,000 depending on experience

Benefits: lots! Including:

Enhanced pension

Healthcare

5 weeks hols (and bank hols!)

More more more!

Days/ Hours: Mon-Fri 35 hrs per week (9am-5pm)

What We Need You to Be, Please

Have a degree in public relations, communications, journalism, or a related field

Possess strong writing and editing skills, particularly in crafting compelling messages and press materials

familiar with the media landscape, news cycles, and trends

Worked with media monitoring tools, PR software, and analytics platforms

Have experience in public relations, media relations, or corporate communications

Ideally, it would be amazing if you have had experience of working within the construction industry sector with its nuances

Have eligibility to work in the UK (unfortunately, sponsorship is not available)

Overview of the PR & Comms Role

Quite simply, you will be an integral part of the team and company, instrumental in elevating the brand and its reputation. You will be key in helping develop and execute strategic PR campaigns to generate positive media coverage. You will be responsible for building and maintaining robust relationships with media professionals, coordinate press releases, help with press interviews, a monitor media coverage for their effectiveness. You will be working with cross functional teams to ensure all PR efforts are aligned with the business goals and strategies. You will be a strategic support to help with any crisis communications if needed.

The Duties of the PR & Comms Role

Your duties will be as follows with the usual ad hoc as required:

  • ensure great relationships with media contacts including journalists, editors, bloggers and influencers
  • free ideas and press releases to media contacts securing coverage in relevant publication and media outlets
  • work closely with the companies PR agency to elevate the brands visibility and reputation
  • coordinate press events, media briefings, and product launches to generate a buzz and interest in the brand
  • Write and distribute press releases, media advisories and other PR materials announcing news and events of the brand
  • monitor and track media coverage and social media conversations
  • Respond and deal with media inquiries promptly and professionally
  • provide support for any crisis communications that may be required to God and protect the reputation of the brand from negative publicity
  • measure and report the effectiveness of any PR campaigns using relevant metrics and KPI's

if you feel you are the right PR & Comms person for this role, then please send your CV to James Newbury appointments for immediate review. If you do not hear back within three working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for applying and please keep an eye on our website for any future roles that may be suitable for you.