Media Relations Manager

Recruiter
Wild Berry Associates
Location
London (Central)
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Wild Berry Associates are recruiting for the largest Travel agency in the world. Their London team are looking for a Media Relations Manager. The role is temporary for 12 months paying. £28,000-31,000pa. We are looking for a creative thinker, with an ability to develop strategic campaigns and identify interesting story angles that will gain press attention while also delivering key messages for the brand.

Responsibilities;

  • Developing press releases and alerts targeted at various UK editorial media
  • Pitching to national print and online press, regional press, lifestyle media and broadcast media
  • Implementing global PR campaigns at a local UK level by localising content provided by the global team
  • Developing and implementing strategic consumer PR campaigns with the support of an external agency
  • Management of an external PR agency for projects related to the attractions programme
  • Developing content for both editorial and social media purposes included exclusive features and blog posts
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with top tier UK journalists
  • Posting and managing social media

Candidate specification;

  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with an ability to tailor content and style according to different
  • Willingness to get 'stuck-in' with media pitching, yet also take a strategic view to managing an agency
  • Ability to grasp and analyse data in order to pick out story trends
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the UK media landscape
  • Proven track record of successfully pitching stories to UK national press and broadcasters

Successful candidates will be contacted within 5 working days.