Communications Manager

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Recruiter
Candidate Source
Location
Milton Keynes
Salary
£28000 - £45000/annum
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A small dynamic team based in Milton Keynes is seeking a Communications Manager to join its expanding team.

Now in its twentieth year, this company supports the likes of the Ideal Home Show, University of Bolton, Motorhome and Caravan Show and Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show along with a diverse range of other clients across many industry sectors; automotive, merchanting and engineering.

As the Communications Manager, your duties will include:

• Researching and writing press releases through your knowledge of reactive and proactive media relations, as well as copywriting for other media including the web, newsletters, case studies, and features.
• Being responsible for the delivery of communications campaigns with pro-activity and creativity.
• Creation of PR ideas to gain exposure / coverage.
• Management of inbound press enquiries.
• New business support from finding an opportunity, developing the tender, contributing to the creative process and presenting.

To be a successful Communications Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

• Extensive copywriting experience for a variety of audiences and be adept with social media.
• Experience within public relations.
• A great track record in media relations and the ability to nurture and develop them.
• Good project management skills.
• An excellent understanding of the PR industry.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
• Confident communicator and presenter at all levels.
• Proficient on Microsoft programmes, such as Excel and PowerPoint.
• Previous experience of press databases (Vuelio/Gorkana).
• Must live within a 45-minute commute of MK19 6EU for a suitable work / life balance.
• Agency experience is preferred.

In return, the Communications Manager will receive a salary of £28,000 - £45,000 per annum dependent on experience.

If you have a positive outlook, take pride in your work, love diversity and feel you have what it takes to be this company`s newest addition then drop us a line with your salary expectation and current notice period.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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