We are seeking an experienced public relations executive to work in a busy press office team. The ideal candidate will have gained experience managing press enquiries, writing press releases and creating comment in response to industry developments. You will be self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on quality. You will be organised with a high level of attention to detail. Must have a strong personality with the ability to attend high level meetings and associate with directors and senior members of staff both internal and external.
Duties and responsibilities:
Work within the PR team in the planning, developing and implementing of PR strategies to communicate the company's key messages to the press.
Research, write and distribute press releases and create comment on relevant industry news.
Meet with trade and national journalists for press briefings.
Organise press events and journalist hospitality.
Work closely with all areas of the business to identify new PR opportunities including new product launches and corporate announcements.
Managing social media accounts.