PR Manager

Location
London, Wimbledon / Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum + healthcare
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
13 Nov 2016
Ref
J15026
Contact
Emily Hale
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Communications & PR
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

PR Manager

Based in Welwyn Garden (3 days p/week) & Wimbledon (2 days p/week)

£30,000 - £35,000 + benefits

A PR agency is searching for a PR Manager to work on one of the biggest retail accounts on the Beer, Spirits & Wine team. Ideally you'll be at Account Manager level, and have experience (or be interested) in working in retail, large companies and lifestyle PR.

What you will be doing:

*You will work with direct input from product development, customer stream, marketing and PR teams to create communication material for customers, suppliers and colleagues, as well as for the drinks trade media and both specialist and lifestyle writers

*You will work independently running daily press office activities, including sampling, wine recommendations, price checks and promotions and food and wine matching

*You will be coordinating the effective flow of information internally as well as externally

*You will manage the production of content and responses for Twitter

Experience / Skills needed:

*PR expertise, mostly likely to Junior Account Manager/Account Manager level, ideally with experience of working (i) with or in big companies and (ii) of consumer lifestyle PR

*Understanding of how a press office functions and used to working with journalists

*Interest/experience in retail and retail customers

*Interest in beers, wines and spirits although no detailed expertise required

*Strong communications skills - both spoken and written

*Driving licence

PLEASE NOTE as much as we'd love to get back to all our candidates, due to high volume applications, if you haven't heard back from us within 7 days then you've been unsuccessful in this instance