PR Manager - Renewables

South East (Home Counties)
£32000 - £33000 Per Annum
17 Jun 2013
15 Jul 2013
Toby Day
Contract Type
Full Time
PR Manager - Renewables

Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £33,000 plus strong package
Location: South East
Consultant: Toby Day

The Company

The Green Recruitment Company is representing one of the leading international, renewable energy companies within the solar power industry. They are vastly experienced, working successfully on projects in varying technicalities. This client is now looking to employ a product manager to work on specific PV packages.

The Role

The PR manager will be an active role looking to use your creativity to generate positive press coverage in local and national press, you’ll keep on top of forward feature opportunities and create/build relationships with journalists

This will need some with a strong level of organisation and time management. It will be a fast pace role working with the marketing team and you will need to have processes in place to make sure all goals are met.

Responsibilities will include:

• Planning and day to day management of the company’s PR activity
• Liaising and building relationships with external media and journalists
• Writing media releases
• Writing editorial copy for insight, web content and other pieces
• Identifying, training and briefing company spokespeople
• Arranging and (where appropriate) giving interviews to relevant media
• Working with Marketing and Sales to plan and execute campaigns that drive sales
• Managing the Media pages of the company’s websites
• Arranging filming, photography and other coverage of events and projects reaching completion
• Monitor suitable awards and enter Solarcentury staff, products and projects as appropriate
• Contribute significantly to the preparation of the company’s environmental statements and CSR campaigns
• Manage twitter for press stories, press campaigns and interesting/relevant industry stories
• Supplying images to relevant publications
• Maintain press cuttings service
• Maintain journalist database
• Produce regular reports on activities for the Director of Marketing
• Event planning and execution for media-related activity and key stakeholder events.

Qualifications and experience:

• Minimum of 4 years’ experience either agency or in-house
• Experience of working with solar, renewable energy or other environmental/engineering related discipline desirable

• Minimum educational requirement:
- A Levels
- 1st degree
- Professional qualification such as CIPR or PRCA desirable

• Excellent relationship and influencing skills
• Experience of developing messages
• Excellent copywriting skills
• Organised
• Equally able to manage strategic planning as well as admin/reporting
• Experience of handling difficult or controversial situations with the press
• Able to coach others to handle interviews
• International experience
• Event planning and execution.

The Green Recruitment Company is an Employment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies.

To apply for this role please contact us at:

Toby Day

020 30022877