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18 January 2017

Digital Outreach Executive

  • Reference: aac180117c
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Marketing
  • Consultant email:
  • Consultant telephone: +44 161 833 1044

How does travelling around the UK and beyond sound? Grab the opportunity to become the Digital Outreach Executive for one of the UK’s largest content marketing teams!

Our client is looking for an enthusiastic individual who will work closely with in-house and external Marketing and PR teams to plan and execute exciting digital outreach campaigns! The Digital Outreach Executive will get the chance to travel around the UK and beyond for client and agency business!

The Digital Outreach Executive will work within the Activation team using their skills to activate campaigns, supporting a range of KPIs on behalf of iconic UK and global brands. The business is based in the heart of Manchester, with plenty of bars and restaurants around every corner, great for when you deserve that cheeky drink after work!

Key responsibilities of the Digital Outreach Executive:

  • Ensure key trends and news events are being tracked to provide opportunities for client campaigns
  • Maintain a database of contacts and ensure all information is kept up to date
  • Get involved in content creation and idea generation
  • Ensure industry trends, opportunities and reports are being monitored, and share relevant information with the wider team
  • Build the key learnings into new campaigns
  • Selling in client campaigns to journalists, key media and influential bloggers
  • Ensure all client teams are using outreach practices
  • Abide by the Google and ASA guidelines when containing robust linking mechanisms in campaigns
  • Maintain active participation in the department in thought leadership
  • Gather the insights and data read to be presented in client campaign reports

Skills and attributes required:

  • Previous experience working within PR and Digital Marketing (PR/Marketing/IT qualifications will be advantageous)
  • An analytical individual who has great problem-solving skills
  • Excellent understanding of blogger/journalist routines and the best ways to approach them
  • A confident communicator who can build and maintain strong relationships with key influencers
  • Have a consistent proactive and organised attitude
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • A basic understanding of SEO knowledge would be beneficial
  • Passionate about media and building relationships within the industry
  • Have a black book ready with industry contacts
  • Prior knowledge of tools used for PR/Influencer such as; Buzzumo, Buzzstream, Gorkana and Followerwonk

Does Digital Outreach Executive sound like the job role for you? Apply online now! Or you can contact us on 0161 833 1044 or email!

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