PR Executive - Professional Services
9-12 month FTC
About Our Client
Michael Page are currently working in partnership with a leading professional services organisation based in the East Midlands to recruit a PR Executive. £25,000 - £30,000. 9 - 12 month FTC.
In your new role as a PR Executive you will be responsible for supporting the PR Manager on national and regional PR campaigns. Including drafting press releases to deliver media coverage in key national, trade, legal and regional
media, with a particular focus on transactions, client wins, awards successes and appointments. Researching breaking news commentary and by-lined article writing opportunities and successfully pitch to editors and journalists, positioning the organisations experts in their field. Maintaining the editorial calendar and building effective relationships with key journalists.
The Successful Applicant
In order to be successful it is essential you have experience in the following competencies:
- Minimum of 2 years PR experience - Agency or corporate PR
- Experience managing external agencies
- Excellent communication and editorial skills - in particular an ability to produce and edit news- friendly copy, as well as longer feature and opinion pieces.
- Keen eye for detail
- Ideally obtained a marketing or PR qualification
What's on Offer
In return you will receive a salary of £25,000 - £30,000 dependant on experience plus benefits.