PR Executive

Recruiter
REED Marketing & Creative
Location
Halesowen
Salary
£23,000 per annum
Posted
23 Jun 2018
Closes
20 Jul 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are a fantastic local business that are a global construction powerhouse. They promote a real positive working environment, encouraging colleagues and an all-round fantastic culture.

We are on the lookout for a commericially aware, talented, creative PR and Communications assistant/executive to join the large marketing team to manage and co-ordinate PR and advertising activity for the business.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

• Manage the PR activity to ensure the best possible coverage and increase brand awareness in relevant sectors.
• Co-ordinate the company’s advertising schedule and delivery of advertisements and advertorials as well as managing the press contacts.
• Create compelling copy for press releases
• Writing various briefs for PR and press coverage, and advertisements
• Regularly monitor competitor press and advertising activity in the trade press (online and in print)
• Produce case studies on projects across all product lines, ensuring exposure in relevant trade publications and any other relevant platforms
• Collate and produce the case studies for the annual awards, with the Graphic Designers
• Attending trade shows and events
• Provide monthly/quarterly reports to the Marketing Manager on all press coverage, both printed and digital
• Provide other support to the marketing team as and when necessary.

You will be working closely with with Marketing Manager, Product Managers, Technical Department, Sales force and press contacts so strong communication skills and the ability to adapt is crucial.

Ideally you’ll be a highly motivated individual with a minimum 2 years marketing experience, 1 year in a PR influenced role (construction industry beneficial but not essential).

A flair for copywriting is crucial for this role as well as negotiation skills to maximize the advertising budget, and analytical skills. Working knowledge of Social Media would also be useful.

If you want to hear more then please do apply today!

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