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Senior PR Manager

Senior PR Manager

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Marketing and Digital

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £46000 - £58500 per annum

  • Contact:

    Claire Summerfield

  • Contact email:

    claire.summerfield@gleeson-rg.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH16152_1565796817

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-09-13

  • Consultant:

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A global business are looking to recruit an experienced SENIOR PR MANAGER into their UK Communications team to be the external voice of the business in the UK.

Working within a small but talented team and reporting into the Head of Communications the remit of this role will be varied and responsibilities will include:

  • Implementing the PR plan for the UK and the business positioning with national, local and regional media
  • Provide PR support to the UK leadership team on organisational objectives
  • Be the spokesperson for UK media
  • Manage the day to day relationship with an external PR agency
  • Support the business with event communications, identify key spokespeople and prepare them for interviews and media coverage
  • Build strong relationships with the UK media and secure favourable coverage in the UK, providing materials as needed (press releases, editorials)
  • Be the external stakeholder voice internally
  • Cover and support the Internal Communications activities of the business
  • Monitor UK social media/media/news
  • Provide out of hours press office support as and when necessary

Key skills and experience for the role include:

  • Press office experience including strategic planning
  • Strong communication skills - written and verbal
  • Confidence in working independently and a strong background in PR to draw on
  • Excellent relationship skills and ideally a network of media contacts within the UK
  • Exceptional team player
  • Issue and crisis management experience
  • Experience of working within a matrix environment

An excellent salary and a marketing leading benefits package are on offer that includes flexible working.

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