Marketing & PR Officer

Recruiter
Clear Quality Recruitment LTD
Location
Barnstaple
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client has gained the reputation for producing some of the world's most innovative and inspiring architectural hardware; design led they currently export to the USA, Europe, Australia and the Far East and in 2018 received a Queens Award for Enterprise in the International Trade Category. We are working closely with the company to recruit a positive, intelligent and pro-active person to join their team in a permanent, part time role as their Marketing & PR Officer. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a busy Marketing & PR role, you will be brand focused, preferably with experience in marketing a brand. Organised and methodical with excellent English skills and up to date marketing and PR experience, including writing press releases, brochures etc. You will be a marketing and PR professional who is keen to use your excellent skills in a growing and highly successful company where your career will have potential to progress to PR and Marketing Manager. You will have a good standard of education, a Degree in Marketing would be a bonus, coupled with passion for your PR & Marketing career. This is a very rare opportunity to work in a company that specialises in high end products for a home and international market. If you have the experience and personality, we are looking for the APPLY NOW!

About the Job

The Marketing & PR Officer will be responsible for the overall brand management and coordination of PR and Marketing activities reporting directly to the MD. You will provide an efficient and professional day to day Marketing & PR function for the company also managing the duties of the Showroom Supervisor who is London based. Day to day duties will include:

* Brand management and overall co-ordination of PR and Marketing activities.

* UK/USA/ International Public relations role, dealing with, generating PR in UK and across the world.

* Writing / generating press releases, distribution of, following up on phone and visits.

* Exhibitions, booking, budgeting and coordinating exhibitions UK, USA and Europe. Sourcing build firms and co-ordinating product and press for the shows. Generating PR and marketing before and after show. During show promotions.

* Co-ordinating, costing brochures, and literature for print.

* Heading website, improvements, developments, ongoing work. VIP.

* Sourcing, buying Xmas client and supplier gifts, cards etc.

* Arranging Staff parties and outings, motivational events etc.

* Test marketing, eg Google AdWords, advertising etc.

* Organising press photography and on site, in situ photography.

* Working with staff to co-ordinate Social media campaigns.

* Writing and delivering Monthly blogs and newsletters.

The Right Person…

* You will have proven experience in a PR & Marketing position; brand focused, preferably with experience in marketing a brand

* Excellent written English skills are essential

* You will need an up to date knowledge of PR & Marketing methods including SMM & managing online presence

* Experience of writing and distributing press releases

* Passionate about your PR & Marketing career

* Strong communication skills; good relationship management skills; Self-motivated and proactive; keen to take ownership of their role.

* Educated to a good standard a Degree in Marketing would be a real bonus!

* Will be required to visit London occasionally and also attend trade shows and visit press when required.

Package…

* Salary £26k to £30k Pro-rata; plus annual performance based bonus

* Pension scheme; DIS benefit after 6 months; health insurance; 28 days’ holiday (pro-rata)

* Hours preferably Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm but we are flexible and potential to become full time in the future.

This really is a wonderful opportunity for someone who is looking for a permanent position within a growing and successful company. Send your CV to Claire at CQR by clicking APPLY NOW. Our aim is to be an equal opportunities employer. We welcome all applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex or sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief. CQR will consider all applications solely on merit

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