Head of Media Relations

4 days left

Major Players
West End, London
£50000.00 - £55000 per annum
26 Sep 2019
26 Oct 2019
Carla De Sa
Communications & PR
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

Head of Media Relations - The Company My client is a media platform and leading experts in news; factual production & the distribution of PR content. They provide production and distribution services to their high-end clients through TheNewsMarket suite of products including thenewsmarket.com.

Their clients range from Adidas, Buggatti, IKEA to Lamborghini and ITV

Head of Media Relations - The Role This role is responsible for building international media relations business. Therefore, the candidate should be tenacious with an entrepreneurial mindset. You will build and foster relationships with key stakeholders across traditional and online media channels; establish and implement strategic communications plans; and develop, write and/or approve messaging for press releases and pitches, talking points, social media, speeches, media statements, op-eds, letters to the editor, etc.

Key Responsibilities

Manage all of the international media relations activity, including:

  • Working with clients to develop and write press releases, advisories and scripts
  • When required, provide consultancy to identify or develop stories and angles
  • Build project related databases
  • Sell-in to journalists, bloggers and influencers
  • Set, monitor and exceed client KPI's
  • Report to clients on campaign outcomes
  • Manage client relationships on a day to day basis

Project manage media relations campaigns delivered by freelance media relations professionals.

Support the sales team with proposals, pitches and the sale of media relations projects.

Head of Media Relations - Required skills/interests

  • Five to ten years in a busy PR or communications agency
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and excellent proof reading
  • Detailed knowledge of GDPR
  • Thorough knowledge of sales processes and account management
  • Good knowledge of Cision or similar media database tool
  • High degree of competence with a range of presenting tools

If this is the Head of Media Relations role for you then do not hesitate and apply now!

We have a variety of marketing roles on at present (£20k-£130k), so if this is one is not suitable; please call me to discuss other exciting opportunities which you can apply for.

For further assurance, please review my profile on LinkedIn and connect with me; Search for "Carla De Sa To apply for this fantastic opportunity or for further information, please contact: Carla De Sa|- Carla.desa@majorplayers.co.uk, Please note all applications will be made in confidence. Feel free to call me directly.

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