PR & Communications Executive

20000.00 - 21000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP21000/annum
11 Jun 2018
08 Jul 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
I am currently recruting for a PR & Communications Executive, to join a fantastic Non for Profit organisation in the Coventry area.

Key Responsibilities:

Planning, developing and implementing PR activities alongside the PR & Communications Manager including:
Management and coordination of the organisations Communication Volunteers ( no prior experience necessary and full training will be provided)
Liaising with key spokespeople, journalists and stakeholders
Liaising with the media and answering enquiries
Working with the PR & Communications Manager to coordinate and manage crisis communications activities, including out of hours where appropriate. This will include covering the out of hours press office to cover holidays
Attend events where appropriate
Assisting the wider Marketing and Communications team with ad -hoc duties as and when necessary in any task required
Liaise with relevant agencies and key suppliers
Build trust, communicate effectively, foster innovation, focus on delivery to customers, collaborate with others, solve problems creatively and demonstrate high integrity
Writing, editing and distribution of PR content (releases, imagery, coverage, links, and social) across relevant channels.
Coordination and preparation of PR & Communication materials e.g. briefing spokespeople, internal briefings, media Q&A's, statements etc.

Ideal Candidate Experience:

Education to Degree level or similar(CIPR)
Experience within a PR environment is essential
Two to three years' experience in a PR role with a passion for PR and willing to learn
Excellent copy writing skills and the ability to write copy for a variety of PR channels and audiences
Excellent attention to detail and proof reading skills
Strong execution skills - able to juggle a demanding and varied workload, working to tight deadlines under pressure
Creative flair
Strong stakeholder management - articulate and personable with good interpersonal skills and the ability to influence at all levels
Enthusiasm, initiative and commitment to drive the process through
Excellent team work skills - happy to be part of a large marketing and communications team/small PR team of three
Desirable to have knowledge of social media to help generate content if required at events or for specific occasions
Strong IT skills across all the core MS office products
Full UK driving licence required