I am working on behalf of a company based in Blackpool who are looking for a PR and Social Manager to join their team.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing marketing department. The PR and Social Manager is a pivotal role to the department. You will be responsible for planning and delivering all trade and consumer PR through both traditional and digital channels, along with social media activity. Co-ordinating plans with the marketing team, product, retail and web teams to ensure seamless multichannel marketing campaigns
You with work closely with the Marketing Manager to support and deliver an integrated PR and social strategy to meet the businesses marketing, product and retail objectives. There will be a focus on delivering tangible results.
Nurturing strong relationships internally and externally to increase brand visibility and the success of PR and social activity will be essential. This is a role that can be made your own where you can make a real difference. To thrive you will need a passion for retail and jewellery, a real understanding of customer needs, a creative and opportunistic attitude and high commercial awareness.
Previous trade and consumer PR experience across both traditional and new media is essential.
Creating the annual PR and social plan working with the marketing manager
Deliver innovative PR campaigns with intelligence and integrity.
Build and develop a strong network of media contacts with perseverance to positively drive PR activity
First point of contact for all media enquiries and responsible for streamlining communication efficiency
Management of our PR agency
Seek out and drive proactive stories and coverage around key projects/products.
Develop social media strategies and execute day to day running working with Marketing Assistant
Event management including leading press days/launches, brand partnerships and local support.
Build and develop pro-active working relationships with brand partners
Build internal relationships with stakeholders and stores to centralise process and raise visibility of activity and results.
Ability to be creative and an independent thinker that uses initiative to identify new ideas and angles
Social media savvy.
Excellent writer & communicator.
Keen collaborator to work as part of a close team and a desire to lead by example
Creative and results driven.
Organised and efficient with strong attention to detail.
Ability to interpret and translate results in a meaningful way
Confidence in managing external suppliers/agencies.
Skilled at multi-tasking and prioritising.
Fantastic problem solver that can see the end result.
Be adaptable and reactive to align with changing needs of a retail business.
If this sounds like you, please respond to this advert along with your up to date CV in a Word Document format.
I look forward to hearing from you.