PR Director / Head of PR - Client-side

Job Title: PR Director / Head of PR - Client-side
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary: £50-60k depending on experience
Reference: 15629365
Job Published: February 25, 2018 00:00

Job Description

An exciting opportunity for PR Director/Head of PR to join the dynamic marketing team of this well-known British high-street brand.

PR Director / Head of PR - Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop and implement a PR strategy that supports the brand’s vision, strategy and key messages/strengths.
  • To identify opportunities for media coverage, pitch stories, research story angles, and write press releases.
  • To develop lively written and visual content, relevant to consumer audiences.
  • To monitor and measure the brand’s and competitor press coverage and activity.
  • To build strong relationships with key journalists and influencers (at local, regional and national level), and be the main point of contact for all media enquiries.
  • To manage the brand's reputation, collaborating closely with in-house and agency teams.

PR Director / Head of PR - Key Skills:

This is a senior role, reporting directly into the Head of Marketing, so at least 5-6 years proven experience working either client or agency-side in the PR sector is a must.  Beyond that:

  • In-depth knowledge of the media, both on and off-line (including social media), and how it works to deliver consumer PR objectives.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple deadlines.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Tact, diplomacy, and the ability to convey information in a clear, engaging way.
  • A willingness to work flexibility and to tight deadlines
  • Tenacity, entrepreneurialism, and a proactive, collaborative ‘can do’ approach to work.

If this role sounds like a good fit for a PR Director / Head of PR of your calibre, then please do get in touch and apply today.

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