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Senior PR Executive

Employer
Jaywing
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Sector
Marketing & PR
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Jaywing are recruiting for a Senior PR Executive. We're looking for creative thinkers who relish the challenge that PR presents, who aren't afraid of trying something new and different, and who have a track record of inspiring everyone around them to be better.

Senior PR Execs are at the heart of our campaigns at Jaywing - developing and driving forward exciting, innovative strategies that deliver incredible results for our clients across a spectrum of interesting and dynamic fields.

Salary: Up to £25,000 - Dependant on Experience
Location: Leeds with homeworking
Hours: Monday to Friday - 09:00am to 17:00pm - 35 hours per week

Key Accountabilities

* Work with our Head of Strategy, PR Lead & Media Relations Manager to understand your client's media environment and what needs to be done to achieve success.

* Plan out and budget for what needs to happen to achieve maximum impact.

* Work across each area of PR, from traditional PR through to link building, amplifying creative campaigns to deliver the best results.

* Demonstrate the amazing results you've achieved by analysing performance and presenting back to clients

* Show your work off to the wider Jaywing family.

Skills, knowledge and experience

* A go-getter with a proven record of achieving targets and meeting deadlines

* Someone proactive, who adds value to their accounts and team every day

* An initiative taker who can support their line manager in the day to day running of accounts

* Someone who is comfortable talking to and pitching stories to journalists

* A regular media fanatic, who engages with the press and gets excited by PR & content

* Experience of creating and researching traditional PR and / or link building campaigns, from ideation through to outreach.

* An understanding of how to build media lists, maintain relationships with journalists and sell in stories.

* A creative flair for writing with a passion for content that engages, entertains and educates.

* A proven people person, capable of inspiring and managing clients, as well as maintaining detailed coverage records.

* Experience in managing your own time and ability to support more junior members of the team with their workload and time management.

* A proactive mindset, with the ability to read the news and share stories with the team.

* Proven ability to build strong relationships with teammates and other departments such as Client Services and Organic Search.

* An eye for data would be preferred, with the ability to pick out key data stories and turn these into compelling stories for press.

* Ideally an understanding of the link between Organic Search and PR/link-building activity

What's it like to work at Jaywing?

The team

Jaywing is home to a diverse bunch of talented specialists and downright brilliant people. Bringing together the best creative thinkers, data scientists, channel and performance marketers and technologists, we're a 300-strong team with offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Newbury (and Sydney, too.) A tight-knit group on a collective mission to create certainty for our clients in an uncertain world.

The day-to-day

The beauty is that every day is different. Working in integrated teams on an enviable client list, we're always looking for new ways to solve business problems. New ways of using our skills and expertise to deliver effective, intelligent work for our clients. Work that perhaps might win an award or two. All this in a day's work - with a pub lunch or Friday beer usually rounding it off.

The benefits

Iconic brands and top people are just the beginning. Join us and you'll enjoy a flexible, 35-hour working week, 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and up to an extra 5 day's holiday after each year of service. We offer a generous pension scheme and enhanced parental leave, plus healthcare and life assurance plans, our employee assistance programmes and lots more
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