Senior Strategic Outreach Manager

Lux Recruitment Limited
11 Feb 2017
11 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Outreach and PR Manager (Link building)
up to £55,000 (DOE) plus benefits including social events, monthly company lunches, holidays etc

Have you got experience in link building?

Are you an Outreach Specialist?

Do you experience in building strong partnerships with bloggers, influencers and journalists?

Do you have management experience and looking for a new, exciting and challenging position?

If your answer is YES to the above then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. My client is a one of the UK's leading specialist online retailer and are internationally recognised!

The role of Outreach and PR Manager will be reporting to the Head of Content, and will be responsible for setting strategic direction for the outreach team, ensuring maximum brand coverage in all markets. A PR expert with demonstrable experience building partnerships, press contacts and gaining strong placements in multiple markets, you must be confident, creative with excellent interpersonal skills.

As Outreach and PR Manager, you will be a vital part of the core in-house content team, collaborating on a daily basis with content producers, designers and brand manager to ensure that they are benefiting from excellent coverage that addresses gaps in their link profile (government, university, health, fashion, press, blogs) and building brilliant relationships with key influencers.

As Outreach and PR Manager, your skills and experience will include:

  • Degree educated, ideally in a PR, media or creative discipline
  • Exceptional written and spoken English (press release expert)
  • At least 4 years experience promoting content online
  • At least 2 years team management experience
  • Demonstrable experience of content ideation and management for high performing outreach campaigns
  • Solid grounding in SEO fundamentals
  • Good contacts in the UK market and demonstrable relationship building experience with press and key publishers
  • Demonstrable experience managing a PR database
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Good research and analytics skills
  • Link building experience including understanding the importance of backlink profiles, domain authority and must have managed a strategy for a company

Desirable skills/experience

  • Fluent in Spanish and/or Italian and/or Dutch
  • Worked within a PR or digital
  • Experience working for a healthcare or fashion company