Deputy PR Manager
The Design Foundry
Salary: £20,000 – £22,000 DOE

Are you an experienced PR professional looking to take the next step at a dynamic, friendly agency with a wide variety of clients? The Design Foundry is a PR and design agency situated in the heart of Liverpool city centre. We are looking to recruit a Deputy PR Manager with excellent experience of creating successful campaigns and securing press coverage as well as a bulging contacts book and solid relationships with the region’s media. If you have proven experience in the industry, can use your creativity to secure exciting press opportunities and know how to turn client’s updates into newsworthy stories we want to meet you.

The ideal candidate will:

Be educated to a degree level (qualifications within Journalism or PR fields would be preferable but not essential)
Have at least three years experience in PR
Have excellent writing and communication skills
Be able to pitch news stories and features
Be able to converse with journalists to develop feature ideas

The role will include:

Supporting the Head of PR in managing the PR department
Overseeing the work of the junior account managers
Devising creative campaigns for clients
Drafting and issuing engaging press releases
Securing press coverage for clients (including newspapers, magazines, television and radio coverage)
Sourcing and creating press opportunities
Writing copy for clients including blogs, articles and newsletters
Developing relationships with local, regional and national media
Assisting with event management

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