PR & Communications Manager

Headliners Recruitment
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
2239 - PR & Communications Manager – Salisbury – Perm – up to £35K

An innovative and enthusiastic company at the forefront of their industry are looking for a PR & Communications Manager to lead their brand and consumer PR globally. They always have a busy launch and campaign schedule, so you’ll to need hit the ground running and show a real passion.
This role reports to the Director of Marketing, your responsibilities will be to inspire and lead our PR resources to deliver communication initiatives that will positively impact the category/product performance (both NPD launch or ‘in-market’ product)

Key Duties
• Provide effective leadership and coordination to galvanise people (internal and external agencies) behind the project and drive through immaculate execution.
• To identify and secure profile opportunities for the brand, products and the key people
• To build key relationships with key journalists in the US and UK and our global agencies
• Own the internal comms strategy
• To responding to media enquiries
• Managing our social media channels
• Maintaining our online press library.
• Ensure all project milestones are communicated internally and externally as needed; keep abreast of progress, and motivate and influence them to take corrective measures as required.
• Foster strong collaborative working relationships across all agencies and distributor teams to build a more visible and dynamic PR world around our core products.
• Recommend and promote new methods to continually push our brands forward, increasing brand awareness globally, achieving coverage (and Focal in the UK) across all media.
• Work cross-functionally as part of wider comms team to ensure campaigns are integrated across multi-media, including social media and PR opportunities.
• Author media materials including communications plans, media statements, press releases and Q&A as required ensuring all comms reflects our clients Tone, point of difference and relevance to customers.
• To always act as an ambassador for the department and brands both internally and externally.
We’re looking for someone with proven experience of delivering excellent results in PR and communications roles, ideally in the men’s fashion, tech, sport or luxury sectors.
You will have:
• A strong track record of securing high quality media coverage
• Excellent media contacts across one or more of the following sectors: men’s style/fashion, men’s health/fitness, luxury, tech – preferably among US-based media as well as in the UK
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including a flair for communicating over social media
• Sound strategic sense paired with an ability to spot opportunities
• Strong critical analysis and decision-making skills
• A positive, solution-focused attitude and the flexibility to respond to the changing needs of a high-growth business
• A keen interest in music

We’re offering a competitive salary based on experience, a company pension and benefits package, opportunities for travel, and excellent long-term career progression opportunities as our team continues to grow. We’re a small team with a relaxed working environment and a commitment to work/life balance

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