PR Coordinator

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Nigel Wright
Up to £27000 DOE
30 Nov 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The role

Nigel Wright are recruiting for a PR & Events Coordinator on behalf of a global market leading manufacturer. The company have a strong international presence and supply into a number of heavy engineering industries, where they operate as a market leader. Due to a sustained period of growth and further planned expansion, they are now looking to appoint this new role.

The PR & Events Coordinator will be responsible for the successful delivery of all PR activity across the business whilst also supporting the roster of global trade shows and events the company attend. B2B PR experience is highly desirable and some familiarity of international events management is essential.

Job description

  • Work with the marketing manager to plan, develop and implement a PR strategy in line with the objectives of the marketing plan
  • Research, write and distribute press releases to targeted media, securing 'non paid-for' space in external publications
  • Seek opportunities to comment on topical issues and current news stories
  • Build and maintain a database of national and international publications and press contacts for advertising and PR purposes
  • Devise a schedule of technical articles and promote into targeted publications
  • Source and manage speaking and sponsorship opportunities
  • Project manage and deliver internal customer events

Person specification

  • Previous B2B PR experience or sound experience writing for a technical audience
  • Capable of managing your own responsible PR role
  • Able to work independently without direction as required
  • Demonstrate drive and creativity in your own specialist role
  • Confidence, drive and tenacity
  • Able to work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders on an international level
  • Proactive rather than reactive attitude to work

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