Social Media and PR Executive

Bishop's Stortford, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Social Media and PR Executive
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire

Are you a confident Social Media and PR Executive seeking your next challenge? Looking to take on an exciting role offering the freedom to run with your ideas and make a real impact within a growing business? If so, read on.

Who will I be working for?

Established in 1978, our client is an innovative eCommerce supplier offering a variety of display, storage and organisation solutions.

With a strong focus on choice, value and service, they offer over 1,000 products, covering everything from clothes rails and display cabinets, to brochure stands and storage boxes.

Our client is embarking on an exciting period of growth, and social media coverage and PR promotion will play a huge role in the ongoing success of the business.

As such, they're looking for a Social Media and PR Executive to take ownership of the social media and PR aspects of their Marketing function.

What are the benefits?

- Salary of £23,000 - £26,000 DOE
- Bonus (after probation)
- 22 days' holiday per annum (including three days for Christmas shutdown)
- Make a real difference within an expanding business
- Staff discount scheme
- Free car parking

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, ambitious business with big plans for their future. As our client is just branching out into the world of social media, you'll have the chance to really make your mark and shape their online voice.

This entirely new role will involve engaging with B2C as well as B2B customers, so you'll be encouraged to utilise your creativity to create compelling content for all target audiences.

What's more, there will be opportunities to grow, both personally and professionally, as the business does, making this the ideal role in which to achieve your professional aspirations.

What will I be doing?

As the Social Media and PR Executive, you'll raise awareness of our client, their new products and the organisations that they support.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager, you'll split your time between social media and PR activities. You'll deliver social media strategies and build relationships with publishers and press to ensure the best impact for the company.

Specifically, you will:

- Take proactive ownership of our Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube accounts
- Research and create exciting content and press release opportunities to promote interesting and on-brand events and news
- Attract new online visitors, engage existing users and encourage sharing within the online community
- Research potential content and press release opportunities

What do I need?

To be considered as a Social Media and PR Executive, you will need:

- A minimum of two years' experience of working in social media and PR
- To be passionate about social media, with demonstrable experience of using various platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
- To be confident and outgoing and able to establish valuable relationships with journalists and influencers
- Social content creation experience
- Experience with social media tools such as Buffer or similar
- The confidence to work autonomously

Other organisations may call this role Social Media and PR Executive, Social Media Executive, Social Media Co-ordinator, Marketing Executive, Online Marketing Co-ordinator, Campaign Executive, Marketing Campaign Executive, Marketing Co-ordinator, PR Executive, PR Campaigner or PR Co-ordinator.

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