PR & Social Media Officer

11 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a manufacturer and distributor of furniture to hotels and commercial customers are seeking are seeking an experienced and highly-professional PR & Social Media Officer to join their marketing team. Supporting the marketing manager, the individual will be responsible for the research and creation of all PR and social material targeted towards the company’s global audience. The ideal candidate will be an energetic self-starter who is confident creating multi-media content to represent numerous new product releases and presence in contract furniture trade shows.

Key Qualities, Skills and Responsibilities

  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases and press kits to targeted media
  • Building and maintaining press relations in both the US and UK
  • Identifying press opportunities, handling media queries and analysing media coverage
  • Managing social media channels, including the creation and scheduling of content to attract the largest audience possible
  • Writing copy for the blog, web pages, catalogues, mailers and competition submissions to support marketing campaigns
  • Develop press and social media campaigns targeted towards Sandler’s individual brands and develop opportunities to build up interest to the company’s presence before and during exhibitions
  • Update editorial calendars and contact lists
  • Regular analysis of press and social media results to help plan future creative strategies
  • Maintaining and updating website information


  • Ideally at least 2 years’ experience in a similar role in-house or for an agency
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline
  • Outstanding communication skills both written and orally
  • Experience creating content for social media channels, particularly Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn and YouTube
  • A working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, particularly Photoshop. Proficiency with Premiere Pro and InDesign would also be beneficial
  • Excellent creative, teamwork and problem-solving skills
  • An in-depth understanding of what makes engaging content both for the press and on social media and a genuine interest in keeping up to date with industry trends
  • Experience updating web pages using a CMS such as WordPress
  • An understanding of the Interior Design industry and contract markets would be a welcomed bonus

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established yet fast growing company and make a real difference.