Communications & PR Manager

Location
Redditch, Worcestershire
Salary
£42000 - £48000 per annum + car allowance
Posted
04 Oct 2018
Closes
03 Nov 2018
Ref
BSMLL43295
Contact
Lara Lee
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Communications & PR
Sector
B2C, Retail
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-Time

This is a brand new position with a retail brand, synonymous with family leisure and the outdoors. With a long heritage within the West Midlands region, this is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Communications and PR Manager to join the business. A flexible culture that celebrates work-life balance and rewards employees with excellent benefits and personal development.

The Role: Working as the Communications and PR Specialist within the business, this person will be responsible for leading on all communications initiatives across the group as well driving PR through the PR agency, managing blogger outreach, CSR and managing the charity partners.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver the communications and PR plan to drive brand awareness and footfall to the stores
  • Support on local PR initiatives within the UK and Ireland through the PR agency
  • Develop and deliver media events, press releases and product launch events to showcase the business offering
  • Represent the business with media partners and ambassadors as required
  • Develop the blogger outreach programme
  • Responsible for internal communications and CSR
  • Drive the PR strategy via the agency to ensure they deliver results
  • Line management of two

The Candidate: You will love communications across all channels and have experience of internal communications, external communications and PR. You will be able to demonstrate creative PR and communications campaigns that you have previously managed which have leveraged the position of a brand with your coverage. You will have built relationships with the media and other influencers and understand the importance of digital as well as traditional comms channels. Experience of developing a blogger outreach programme and an understanding of social media is also required. Retail sector background is preferred and a love for the outdoors and leisure pursuits would be advantageous.

As well as the salary of £42,000 - £48,000 the role also includes car allowance, 25 days holiday plus BH, excellent retail discount, pension, bonus and death in service benefit.

This Communications & PR Manager role is commutable from Stratford on Avon, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Worcester, Birmingham, Wolverhampton

BSMLL43295

Communications & PR Manager, £42,000 - £48,000, Redditch

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