PR and Marketing Executive

Forward Role
North West England
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is an excellent forward-thinking B2B and E-Commerce business based in South Manchester who are looking to recruit a PR and Marketing Executive to join their busy and growing team.
The Team
Having made the decision to bring Marketing and Ecommerce in-house they now have a Marketing Manager, Executive and two designers in place and are looking to grow the team with a newly created PR, Media and Content Executive role.
The Role
Reporting to the Marketing Manager and with dotted line responsibility to the Marketing Director, this role will include but not be limited to :
Managing PR, Media and External Communications strategy.
Building and maintaining a network of trade-specific and mainstream media press contacts to leverage quality PR coverage across local, regional and national press.
Raising brand awareness within our client's target markets and beyond to help develop new business and a broader customer base across a more diverse range of industries.
Media outreach and management; digital and print, plus advertising including booking and placing editorial content.
Driving best in-class thought leadership campaigns, white papers and blogs
Event organisation and participation, plus assistance with product and showroom launches.
Producing printed collateral - DM/Catalogues/Brochures' content as required and liaison with in-house design team
Producing online copy and content as required and liaison with in-house web team and copywriter with regard to ensuring SEO and social media impact is maximised.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a Journalism/PR/Marketing degree and several years proven experience in the above areas, from an agency or clientside background. They should be outgoing, with strong influencing skills and a can-do work ethic and attitude. The role will be very varied and the candidate should have the ability to adapt to the challenges faced as required.

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