Public Relations Executive

Recruiter
Tavistock Appointments
Location
London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Communications department of this leading professional body is looking to recruit a PR Executive to join their small team of financial journalists. The ideal candidate will be a PR or Journalism graduate with experience of working in a busy media/PR office at executive level. You will need to have fluent and effective writing skills and must have the ability to assimilate and present complex information to specialist and non-specialist audiences. A business or financial background would be ideal.

You will need to have confidence and excellent verbal communication skills to deal with journalists, the press, professionals, senior managers and the public and must be willing to undertake ground level work in order to get the job done.

The role will involve maximising exposure via face to face and written media coverage and establishing yourself as an adviser for the sector. Duties will include:-

  • Delivering a media relations plan to key audiences
  • Acting as the first point of contact for press queries and researching and formulating responses
  • Providing advice and preparing press releases
  • Generating proactive media releases
  • Writing articles and editorial for specialist publications
  • Implementing a proactive approach to gain media coverage
  • Maintaining good relations throughout the media particularly journalists