In House : Press & PR Manager

Capstone Hill Search
London (Greater)
18 Mar 2019
21 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Press & PR Manager

About the company

This London-based award-winning multimedia broadcaster creates and distributes news and entertainment globally, and is now looking for a Press & PR Manager.

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for a dynamic and resourceful Press & PR Manager to amplify the output at this leading broadcaster. You would be the primary media contact in this position, responding to enquiries whilst proactively identifying and seeking out opportunities. This is a hands on role, requiring a strategic bran as much as a "doing" the day to day role, liaising with journalists and the media throughout the working day. You'll need sound editorial judgement, a good contacts book and an eye for what makes a compelling story.

Key skill requirements for this position are:

A strong interest in journalism and a desire to work in a busy newsroom environment
Imagination to secure press coverage
Understanding of the broadcast world and Ofcom regulations
Sharp writing skills
A little black book of news media across all platforms
A strategic brain - able to look at the longterm picture and to know what success will look like from a macro and micro viewpoint
Good understanding of digital and social media landscapes

In addition you will be:

Hungry for success, both culturally and commercially
Self-sufficient and able to act autonomously when dealing with press enquiries
Able to work in a news environment - under pressure and to tight deadlines
Able to demonstrate relevant experience in a PR agency / and in house role, but PR agency is key

What we’ll offer you:

Competitive salary and benefits package
Generous perks
Long-term career vision
Great offices in the centre of London, perfect for work and fun outside of work

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