PR Executive

Hertfordshire Contract £150.00 - £180.00 per day

Salt have partnered with the leading provider of experience days in the UK, who are looking for a strong PR Executive that can use their creativity and communication skills to maximise awareness and engagement in their brand. You will be super organised and have an abundance of enthusiasm and energy, with real tenacity to deliver great results.

A bit more about the role:

  • Work alongside the Senior PR & Brand Comms Manager to deliver PR and influencer strategy
  • Research, write and sell-in press releases and guides to target media
  • Secure news coverage and product placements in national, lifestyle, broadcast and print by reaching out to the media on a daily basis, pitching new products, press releases and content
  • Support the delivery of PR campaigns ensuring they are supported by other marketing channels
  • Liaising with the Buying team to identify products to promote based on business priorities
  • Supporting the SEO team with gaining high quality back links and digital PR/ SEO campaigns
  • Using media monitoring platforms to keep track of and analyse coverage
  • Sending regular coverage updates to the business
  • Organising journalist one-to-ones to brief them on new experiences and build/maintain relationships
  • Arranging and co-ordinating experiences for press/blogger reviews
  • Organising and attending press and influencer events
  • Seeking new influencers to work with, managing content creation and brand awareness activity and reporting
  • Responding to reactive media enquiries
  • Keeping on top of competitor activity, media landscape and news stories

And now a bit about you:

We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic person who has already worked in an agency or in-house to contribute energy, creativity and fresh ideas to our existing team and be able to hit the ground running. It is essential that you can work at a fast pace and have strong organisational skills. Ideally you will have current experience working for a brand within the lifestyle sector, have strong communication skills and be adept and knowledgeable about the digital side of PR.

  • 1+ years of experience at PR Executive level in-house or agency side
  • Experience in digital and traditional PR
  • Experience in Influencer Marketing
  • Excellent time management skills, highly organised and knowledge of media deadlines
  • Ability to come up with creative ideas for campaigns
  • Strong English language and writing skills with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and ability to build great relationships with the media and influencers
  • Experience in organising events
  • Passionate and enthusiastic

Desirable skills:

  • PR degree or qualification
  • Experience of using Gorkana / Cision media monitoring platforms
  • Influencer contacts

In addition to a competitive salary package, you will also be eligible for our host of employee benefits:

  • 25 days paid holiday
  • Flexible work environment
  • Access to Perkbox shopping discounts
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free private healthcare
  • Company matched pension benefits
  • Learning & development opportunities
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Discounted gym memberships and lots of opportunities to try out our products

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2207-257206
Salary: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Marketing & Communications Jobs
Job Locations: Hertfordshire
Job Types: Contract

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