Public Relations Manager - Permanent Contract

Recruiter
University of London
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a full-time Public Relations Manager. In this role, you will run public relations for the company with a particular focus of raising the company’s and flagship product profile in the business and sustainability press and media. You will also manage external events, including speaker briefings and evaluation of sponsorship opportunities. You will be reporting to the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager.

About us

My client are a fast-paced, energetic and high-growth technology company.

Our cloud based platform enables a business process for continuous issues monitoring fully owned by the sustainability and risk teams. It harnesses technology to support decision-makers with an improved materiality analysis process – one that seamlessly integrates into Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and corporate strategy.

Our mission is to positively impact the world by helping businesses to ensure continuous resilience through evidence-based decision-making. We use cutting-edge AI technology - and we hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality - always. Our team comes with a diverse experience in technology, big data, ESG, law, finance and risk management. Such a unique mix makes them a unique workplace, and a close-knit one.

You will:

Under the PR scope:

* Raise the brand and flagship product’ profile across relevant media

* channels (mainstream and sustainability)

* Build, develop and maintain relationships with key journalists and influencers

* Write and/or manage production of content (articles, blogs, reports, press releases, infographics)

* Support PR activities around the publication of Thought Leadership content

* Manage and/or oversee the production of press releases, awards submissions and media briefing documents to ensure consistency of tone and messaging is aligned to current priorities

* Be responsible for copywriting and proofreading (any marketing and communications related copy)

* You are the “eyes and ears” of the organisation – you will support the brand development and will always act as brand guardian.

Under the events scope:

* Own the events space from logistics to content production (internal and external)

* Manage and organise events for existing customers and for prospects together with sales/ business development representatives and customer success teams

* Oversee speaking, sponsorship and attending opportunities for the company

* Analyze event performance and ROI.

You have:

* Proven media relations/PR/communications experience (2-5 years) – ideally from an agency

* A solid network of contacts from the relevant media and influencers (business and sustainability)

* Ability to translate and communicate complex and technical ideas in a simple and engaging way

* Ability to spot and to turn larger market trends into an opportunity/ story related to the company.

Desirable:

* Experience of working in PRinSaaS and or commercial technology environment.

Academic background:

* Bachelor degree

Key skills:

* Excellent writer and storyteller

* Familiarity and competence in translating complex information including data insights into stories Outstanding attention to detail

* Excellent relationship building skills

* And in return we offer a competitive salary, career progression and additional benefits.

* Self-learner

Other benefits:

* A dynamic and international work environment

* Annual stock options

* 25 days of holidays excluding bank holidays

* Pension plan

* Subsidised meal vouchers

* Free gym membership

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