Communications and PR Executive

Job Title: Communications and PR Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Warrington
Salary: 20000 - 25000
Reference: ecb160120m
Contact Name: Christian Bloor
Job Published: January 27, 2020 11:19

Job Description

Become the Communications and PR Executive for this well-established business and enjoy a range of attractive benefits in return for your hard work!

Our client is a pioneer in their industry, looking for a talented and driven PR and Communications Executive to join their thriving team. As the PR and Communications Executive, you will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of all PR activity including planning events and controlling their social media channels. This role offers plenty of variety with a proportion of the role involving visiting charities, schools, and businesses, to boost the corporate social responsibility of the business.

Main Roles and Responsibilities of the PR and Communications Executive:

  • Build brand image by working closely with local communities and disadvantaged groups
  • Work closely alongside the marketing team in the creation of all PR content across multiple platforms
  • Carry out primary and secondary research that results in the development of primary and secondary content
  • Write press releases for relevant publications
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of customer and community events
  • Respond to any enquiries and requests around sponsorship and support making management team aware of any opportunities
  • Ensure sustainability and PR has been considered in all marketing campaigns

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A degree in a business or marketing related subject
  • Experienced in delivering successful PR and communications strategy
  • Excellent copywriting skills across multiple channels including press releases
  • Able to build strong relationships with colleagues, networks and external stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to deliver results through structured and well organised projects
  • Experience liaising with UK media
  • Comfortable working in a B2B and B2C environment
  • Must hold a full UK driving license
  • Social media management experience highly advantageous