Assistant PR Manager - Food & Retail (Equivalent to SAE agency level)
This leading iconic FMCG retailer, is looking to hire a talented assistant PR Manager (equivalent to senior account executive level) who is passionate about food and retail to join their award winning comms team. Reporting into Senior PR manager consumer brands you will work closely with a manager above and be responsible for the day to day management of an experienced intern to support your role. You will be responsible for driving positive coverage across digital, print and broadcast media; Focusing on quality and innovation you not only help to run a busy press office but help amplify wider facing marketing campaigns including organising and support events, and also work closely with a PR consultancy to build and deliver compelling PR programmes across the fresh; packaged foods and non food packaged grocery categories. Key Criteria: • Excellent relevant expertise and understanding of the UK food industry and trends • Proven traditional PR and social media • Established relationships with key journalists and media contacts across print, online and broadcast • Understanding of the UK retail sector • Relevant experience in consumer PR, with well developed food, drink and health sector expertise either in-house or agency. • Experience of the latest PR techniques and tools • Brilliant written and verbal skills • A flair for Creativity • A passion for food and drink • Tenacity/resourcefulness • The ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders at a wide cross section of levels across the business/media • Organisational ability What is on Offer?: a bonus subject to performance 24 days holiday Ability to purchase up to 5 more holiday days 10-15% in store discount Cycle to work scheme Interest free season ticket loan Interest free car loan Private healthcare Opportunity to purchase shares Life assurance Retirement savings plan scheme Please send your CV for immediate consideration for this rare consumer in-house PR opportunity. CV’s will be vetted and shortlisted upon immediate application.