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Calling all PR and Media specialists, here’s your chance to join a household name retail brand!

Category

Retail

Reference

xlr251121g

Salary

Up to £37,000

GBP 37000
Full-Time

Date Added

2021-11-25

2024-02-12

Level

Manager

Location

Manchester

Manchester M1 2AQ Piccadilly

The Candidate Ltd


Does the idea of working with exciting celebrities and media houses sound like a bit of you? Just in the past week this business has collaborated with Strictly Come Dancing, Real Housewives of Cheshire, Sky and Children in Need – so the PR projects you’ll be working on are truly unique!

The PR & Media Manager is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the business’ reputation via a strong PR strategy and excellent communications. Key responsibilities including driving consumer PR, ensuring content and press releases are up to scratch, and facilitating on-site media visits and media relations.

Main duties:

  • Create, implement and develop the PR strategy and plan for the year, working with the wider team to ensure PR is considered for all relevant events, news stories and centre updates
  • Draft and issue press releases, statements, press briefings and other relevant copy, ensuring the tone of voice is maintained throughout all communications.
  • Manage the day-to-day press office, responding to media enquiries in a timely manner
  • Manage all onsite photography and filming requests, ensuring relevant processes and protocols are followed and chaperoning onsite media where necessary
  • Maintain media database of relevant titles and contacts, building positive relationships with key journalists via excellent media relations
  • Monitor, log and circulate proactive and reactive media coverage, creating monthly reports with key metrics
  • Monitor social media and flag issues that could escalate and affect the company’s reputation
  • Work with appointed PR agency on crisis communications to manage issues in an effective and timely manner, ensuring relevant stakeholders are also notified
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders within the business via effective communications
  • Work with the events team to develop and execute stunts/activations that will result in strong PR coverage
  • Work with appointed PR agency to run the centre’s influencer engagement programme, building relationships with key local influencers
  • Work with appointed PR agency on B2B strategy, ensuring alignment across channels
  • Work with appointed PR agency on national PR strategy
  • Work with social media team to ensure PR and social content is aligned

About you:

  • Previous experience in a PR role, ideally having some experience in an agency or fast-paced environment
  • Creative, and an original thinker
  • Experience working with celebrities, media houses, or the press on events, activations, and relations
  • Confident acting as brand guardian
  • Strong content writing and editing skills

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