PR Specialist

  • Job Reference: 1282159911-2
  • Date Posted: 1 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Transaction Network Services
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Creative, Digital, Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Social Media
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Title: PR Specialist

Location: Sheffield

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

An extraordinarily talented group of individuals work together every day to drive TNS' success, from both professional and personal perspectives. Come join the excellence!

Overview:

A fantastic international opportunity has arisen for an ambitious PR Specialist to join Transaction Network Services (TNS), a global provider of Infrastructure-as-a-Service solutions to the financial, communications and payments markets. The successful candidate will help execute the global public relations plan and will quickly develop good linkages with key stakeholders in the UK, USA and Asia Pacific regions, as well as with external agencies. The PR Specialist will work closely with TNS' Senior PR Manager and Senior Director of Marketing, focusing on the creation and execution of global public relations materials and initiatives, and providing editorial support for wider marketing communications projects. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive flexible attitude, motivation, and the ability to work both independently and within a team.

Responsibilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Contributes to the creation of a broad remit of external public relations initiatives including; drafting press releases, case studies, whitepapers, infographics, reports, videos and newsletters, among others
  • Ensures all written materials are engaging and comply with corporate style guidelines and follow the set approval procedure
  • Devises and executes new ideas to raise TNS' profile and strengthen TNS' public relations activities
  • Communicates effectively with journalists, editors, bloggers and other media outlets, as well as TNS' customers and partners, ensuring a positive image of TNS and its solutions is conveyed at all times
  • Keeps up to speed with industry developments with a view to identifying new PR opportunities
  • Researches and updates TNS target media lists regularly and distributes PR materials accordingly
  • Analyses TNS media coverage
  • Utilises software tools, such as Cision, Onclusive, Monday, Business Wire and others
  • Sources and manages speaking opportunities
  • Commissions market research
  • Works closely with the wider PR and Marketing team, as well as other key internal stakeholders to ensure activities are delivered on time and on budget
  • Provides editorial support for wider marketing communications projects, which may include drafting web copy, email communications, social media posts, adverts and brochures, for example

Qualifications:

  • PR and Marketing qualifications would be an advantage, but are not essential
  • 5 years+ PR experience, with minimum of 3 years in a B2B environment either agency side or in-house
  • Strong copywriting and proof-reading skills
  • Must be very familiar with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills (ability to work with people from various departments, levels, time zones and cultures)
  • Flexible and competent team player with ability to multi-task and remain calm under pressure
  • Creative, shows initiative and demonstrates good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to learn and strengthen knowledge of PR, TNS, its solutions and the industries it serves
  • Strong verbal and email communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills

If you are passionate about technology, love personal growth and opportunity, come see what TNS is all about!

TNS is an equal opportunity employer. TNS evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Candidates with previous experience and job titles of; PR, PR Executive, Digital Marketing Executive, Digital Marketing Advisor, Digital Marketing Consultant, Marketing Analyst, Marketing Coordinator, Digital Marketing Analyst, Digital Marketing Officer will be considered for this role.