PR Executive

Recruiter
Recruitment Department
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1210146237
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a junior PR professional looking for the next step in your career? Keen to be part of a young and thriving, international digital agency in Leeds City Centre? Then look no further...

This is an exciting opportunity to build the foundations for a new PR department, in our growing agency.

PR Executive Job Description

This is a hands-on role that will see you building media contact lists and managing journalist relationships from the start.

Use your analytical skills to research online publications across an array of sectors and then draw upon your creative flair to seed content campaign ideas with journalists. Working closely with our Creative Content and Editorial Manager, you will develop creative content campaigns and pitch ideas to existing clients with a view to boost revenue.

Our clients' expectations are high, so as an PR Executive you must be able to work to tight deadlines and be ready for a challenge.

Key PR ExecutiveResponsibilities

  • Plan, implement and manage PR strategies
  • Conduct internet research to identify new content trends
  • Lead cross-departmental brainstorms
  • Outreach and pitch creative content ideas to journalists and established editorial teams
  • Develop creative content angles for existing clients
  • Develop extensive, relevant media contact lists
  • Successfully manage media relationships
  • Keep track of partnerships and evaluate results
  • Manage campaign budgets and resource
  • Measure and produce reports on PR KPI's

PR ExecutiveSkills and Qualifications

  • You are a proactive individual who flourishes in a fast-pasted environment
  • You have completed some form of higher education
  • Qualifications in marketing, business or English literature would be beneficial
  • You are extremely organised and your admin skills are impeccable
  • You have strong relationship-building and decision-making skills
  • You are able to demonstrate solid negotiation and communication skills
  • You have a good understanding of SEO, Google and other search engines
  • You are comfortable working on a Windows PC
  • You have experience producing campaign reports and measuring KPI's
  • You have at least 2 year's work-experience in the PR industry

Benefits

  • Competitive pay
  • Career progression
  • Flexible working hours
  • No formal dress code
  • Regular social events (with a very flexible approach to the morning start time if we're out on a school night!)
  • A very sociable culture in and out of the office
  • Relaxed and friendly office environment
  • Perkbox

The Company

Founded in 2008, this company was built on a strong content foundation from day one. Their main focus has always been to create innovative and engaging content which not only attracts their clients' audiences, but retains them. They are a diverse and multicultural company working across 50 different languages and 58 territories making them one of the most uniquely talented teams in Leeds.

Due to their expansion and upcoming office move into Leeds City Centre, they're looking to expand their team in order to continue and accelerate their growth.

To apply

To be considered for the PR Executive position, please send us your CV through the APPLY button at the bottom of the page. You should receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application (this may creep into your spam). Please keep a note of the job reference number and advert.

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