PR Executive

  • Job Reference: 770795092-2
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2022
  • Recruiter: Firmdale Hotels
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Events & Experiential, Marketing, Media, Print, Public Relations, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated self-starter tojoin the PR team at Firmdale Hotels. This is a fantastic opportunity to be partof an exciting team responsible for PR and communications internationally. Therole will provide an opportunity to work across hotels, travel, food andinterior design PR for one of the UK's most successful luxury hotel brands andinterior design studios.

Job role andresponsibilities:

This role will support the PR and Communications team including pressrequests, research and administrative tasks to ensure a smooth running of the busypress office.

  • Support the PR team in the execution of Firmdale Hotels PR strategy,including promoting the hotels, restaurants and bars, Kit Kemp Design Studio,hotel experiences and events and product launches
  • Pitching stories to the press and identifying and generating coverage opportunities
  • Continuously monitor the press and news agenda to keep abreast of newdevelopments and updates in relevant sectors
  • Manage the PR inbox and respond to press, blogger, image and filmingrequests
  • Maintain and create media lists and editorial calendars
  • Monitor coverage through an organised record of print and digitalclippings
  • Assist with the organisation of press events including managing invitesattendance and confirming attendees
  • Produce weekly and monthly PR reports
  • Arrange and attend regular press meetings - at least one per week
  • Be proactive and reactive using creativity and initiative to get the jobdone effectively
  • Work closely with the head of PR and Director of PR & Marketing andthe wider comms team to ensure an effective and productive working relationship
Requirements:
  • Aminimum of one year's work experience working in PR either agency or in house
  • A trackrecord of working in social media, developing, producing and delivering socialmedia content and campaigns
  • Enthusiastic,highly motivated self-starter with great attention to detail
  • Excellentcreative writing skills
  • Stronginterest in travel, food and drink and interior design
  • Provencommunication skills
  • Greatcontacts and a desire to make more
  • Taking akeen Interest in and awareness of the media and current trends
  • Willingnessto learn, be proactive and use initiative
  • Proficiencyin Excel, Word and PowerPoint
What we Offer:
  • Perkbox - A team memberplatform offering a huge variety of discounts and our reward andrecognition program
  • Wage Stream - An employee app to stream your wagesbefore payday
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Social Events, Wellbeingand Team Activities
  • Award winning trainingopportunities and Career Development
  • Firmdale Experience andLong Service vouchers (Afternoon tea, dinner for two, Film Club and anovernight stay)
  • And much more!
Why join Firmdale Hotels?

FirmdaleHotels is an international award winning group comprising of 10 high end luxuryhotels and 8 bars and restaurants in London and New York

We aredelighted to have been recognised by the hospitality industry for some of the greatwork our teams have done. To name a few of our recent awards and accolades;

  • Firmdale Hotels - "Winner of the BestEmployer Award at The Cateys 2017 & 2020 and Number One in The Caterer BestPlaces to Work in Hospitality"
  • Manager of the year - Laura Sharpe,Cateys 2018
  • Hotel of the year - Group - Cateys2018
In line with the Asylum andImmigration Act 1996, we do require all applicants to have the eligibility tolive and work in the United Kingdom. Documentation will be required atinterview stage.