PR Officer

Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment
11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company: National Leisure Company who expect commitment and hard work which is rewarded with flexible working when needed and excellent employee development and training opportunities.

The Role: Working within a growing PR team and as part of a large marketing department, the PR Officer is responsible for managing the reputation of the organisation through the planning and development of PR strategies and delivering a positive and impactful PR plan.  This is a new role which has been developed due to continued success and growth of the business.

Key responsibilities:

- Handling media enquiries

- Researching and writing press releases

- Selling stories to media contacts both nationally and locally

- Manage any crisis communications

- Assist with organising events such as community days or new site launches; ensure all relevant press contacts are in attendance

- Develop relationships with all stakeholders across the business

The Candidate: You will have previous experience within a PR role, either agency side or in-house.   With strong written skills and excellent verbal communication skills, you will be comfortable liaising with stakeholders of all levels and have experience of developing relationships with media contacts.  With a highly organised and flexible approach, you will thrive in a busy working environment and be happy to travel into your region occasionally to meet with site and regional managers.

As well as the salary of £23k - £25k, the benefits which accompany the role are as follows; 20 days holiday + BH, free gym membership, pension, retail discount.

This PR Officer role is commutable from Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire


PR Officer, Leicestershire, £23k - £25k

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