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19 January 2017

Senior Press Officer

  • Reference: esr190117a
  • Location: Manchester City Centre
  • Salary: £28,500
  • Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Fashion eCommerce
  • Consultant email:
  • Consultant telephone: +44 161 833 1044

Join one of the UK’s most trustworthy retail brands as their new Senior Press Officer! You will also receive a competitive salary, great training and a benefits package! What’s not to love!

The Senior Press Officer will liaise with the PR agencies, implementing strategies and delivering innovative and effective campaign and news press coverage. They will manage the media relationships ensuring enquiries are answered and write relevant press releases. The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and ready to use their media knowledge to drive the success of this great company!

Our client is situated in Manchester City Centre, meaning everything is only a few minutes’ walk away! Surrounded by the city atmosphere the work life will be busy, yet exciting, with every day bringing new opportunities!

Responsibilities of the Senior Press Officer:

  • Ensure the media coverage is organised and analysed
  • Manage the enquiries from individuals, media and other organisations
  • Contribute to organising press shows and other relevant events
  • Manage any queries from media and other organisations
  • Research, write and distribute the press releases to the targeted media
  • Manage the production of promotional videos, look books, photography etc.

Skills and attributes required:

  • Have experience in the consumer PR sector (in an agency or in-house)
  • Retail experience would be very beneficial
  • Good attention to detail and excellent writing skills
  • Great with teamwork, aswell as individually
  • Strong communication skills
  • Previous success in both interactive and traditional PR channels
  • Knowledge of business, fashion, lifestyle and consumer media

If you like the sound of becoming the Senior Press Officer, contact us today on 0161 833 1044 or email us on, alternatively you can apply online now!

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