Press Officer

Recruiter
RetailMeNot
Location
Lambeth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
1168427702
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Press OfficerLondon, United KingdomMarketing - Public RelationsRegularWe're looking for someone creative, dynamic, and enthusiastic to join the Marketing team here at VoucherCodes as our Press Officer!This is a great opportunity to join an innovative, collaborative, friendly team of content creators for an online brand with a fab company culture.Working closely with the Senior Comms Manager to support the running of the UK press office, you'll have the opportunity to broaden your skillset, take on more responsibility, and build strong working relationships with teams around the business, as well as with external agencies and media contacts to help bring your ideas to life.Responsibilities & ProjectsPress office - responding to journalist enquiries and requests both over the phone, by email and occasionally in-personDrafting and adapting press releases - composing press releases and media alerts for different audiences and publications, and selling these in to relevant mediaResearching media opportunities - through reading a variety of online and print media, identify new and exciting coverage opportunities for VoucherCodesWriting and researching media materials - assisting the Senior Communications Manager in the drafting of a variety of different media and messaging material - including briefing documents, journalist profile docs, articles, features and weekly round-ups if neededAgency management - supporting the Senior Communications Manager with day-to-day management of incumbent PR agencyTeam administration - supporting the smooth running of the PR programme including: coordinating the execution of campaign activity, assisting with internal reporting to a range of stakeholders, day-to-day responsibility for monitoring of press campaigns, and ad-hoc duties as required. Required qualification and ExperienceEssential:A minimum of 18 months' PR experience, either agency or in-houseHave a great black book of contacts in consumer news / lifestyle pressIdeally a 2:1 or above from Russell Group university or equivalent experience.Outstanding writing skills, and confidence producing a range of written materialHighly organised with excellent attention to detailExperience of planning and executing consumer-facing PR campaignsPassionate about building relationships with mediaComfortable working with dataAmbitious and keen to take on responsibilityDesirable:Previous experience working for an online company Intermediate Excel skillsProficient image editing skills (Photoshop or equivalent) Company benefits include (but are not limited to):Competitive salaryRegular team and company-wide socialsA kitchen stocked with fruit, snacks, and breakfastFree drinks every FridayView our full employee benefits here: About VoucherCodesVoucherCodes is the UK's largest digital coupon marketplace, helping millions of consumers shop with the brands they love, for less.VoucherCodes works with over 5,000 of the UK's favourite retailers and restaurants, so no matter what consumers are looking for we're sure to have a great deal to help save them money. VoucherCodes's website, email newsletter and mobile shopping app make it safe and simple for its 7.7 million registered members to save money, whether they're shopping online, in-store or through their mobiles.VoucherCodes is a RetailMeNot, Inc. company.About RetailMeNot RetailMeNot, Inc. () is a leading digital savings destination connecting consumers with retailers, restaurants and brands, both online and in-store. The company enables consumers across the globe to find hundreds of thousands of digital offers to save money while they shop or dine out.

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