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PR Manager

Added on:
17 Aug 2015
Contract type:
Full Time
Exeter, Devon
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Posted by: Angela Cahill
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Job Description

The Responsibilities:

•Managing PR activities such as key accountancy trade press, local and regional media, vertical media, bloggers, social and relevant national titles
•Closely working with the Director of Marketing to develop the local, regional and international PR strategy, which focus on gaining greater market presence and share of voice
•Grow the firm’s reputation in key media with journalists and bloggers to ensure effective delivery to help drive the firms PR function forwards.
•Managing the implementation and development of the firm’s public relations strategy, including planning, developing and implementing PR strategies, as well as liaising with and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations
•Forging strong relationships with key stakeholders and managing competing requests for publicity and support from a large number of internal clients.
•Providing advice to Partners, communications and business development professionals on publicity and media relations activities
•Writing press releases and researching feature stories & case studies whilst collating and analysing media coverage
•Monitor and identify opportunities arising from planned features and special reports in relevant media
•Securing placement and coordinating media opportunities, liaising with clients and key spokespeople when required
•Seeking and organising media events, sourcing and managing speaking opportunities as they arise

The Candidate:

•A proven track record of managing successful corporate communications and b2b PR campaigns working with professional services clients
•The ability to forge exceptional relationships with senior internal stakeholders and the gravitas to manage conflicting demands
•Leveraging your media contacts to manage a reactive press office whilst also capitalising on proactive opportunities to help drive the firms PR function forwards
•An excellent communicator, who has a strong level of written and oral skills with an organised and efficient approach to work

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