In-house – PR Manager – Major FMCG Retailer – Up to £50k

Recruiter
Capstone Hill Search
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£30k - £50k
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

One of the leading FMCG retailers is looking for a PR Manager to join their team and help develop their brand nationally.

This household name serves 66 shoppers every second in the UK so you’ll need to keep on your toes to work in the fast-paced, creative team responsible for all consumer PR.

This organisation is expanding and you could be apart of the newly formed team with a big remit and the opportunity to define how they do PR - you’ll be responsible for creating award-winning PR activations for brand and trade campaigns!

So if you’re tired of PR agency life or have experience working on Consumer brands, get applying as they are looking for someone to start ASAP!

Benefits include:

  • An annual bonus scheme which you can achieve up to 3.5% of base salary
  • Holiday starting at 25 days plus a personal day
  • A retirement savings plan - 4%-7.5% contribution rate
  • Life Assurance - 5 x contractual pay
  • Deals & Discounts on their own brand
  • Deals and Discounts through many other external businesses
  • Plus much more!



The Role:

  • Build a multi-layered consumer PR plan, aligned to the strategy and UK Marketing Communications calendar to drive a compelling and cohesive brand message
  • Manage consumer PR events and activations to agreed budget and timings, at the same time as continually looking for ways to improve and innovate, offering journalists and customers something different and exciting each time
  • Generate coverage and editorial content across media publications, online and offline, which is in line with the PR strategy and works alongside the marketing strategy
  • Manage the consumer PR budget (in accordance with the forecast) and the agency retainer



The Person:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in consumer PR (agency or in-house, preferably within the retail sector or FMCG) delivering successful, integrated campaigns
  • A strong network of influencers and media contacts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills: you’ll need to be able to explain complex concepts to people of all levels
  • Budget and agency management experience. We work with large budgets and a number of agencies, so experience of managing, evaluating and optimising both is essential
  • People management and development experience



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