Fantastic opportunity to join a leading leisure business with a national remit
Exciting PR Officer role based in Leicestershire
About Our Client
Our client are a leading Leisure and Health business based in Leicestershire. They are a vibrant business focused on encouraging participation in sport, leisure and a healthy lifestyle. They are currently seeking an experienced PR candidate with exceptional writing skills to join in a newly created role.
The successful PR Officer will be responsible for the creation and implementation of the regional PR strategy across the business, in line with the company's core values and branding. They will be responsible for building relationships with existing and new media contacts across national newspapers and trade press. The PR officer will proactively attend meetings and events with clients and partner businesses in order to keep a finger to the pulse on the latest within the industry to create topical content. They will attend industry events and network with senior figures whilst representing the business as well as organising press events on a National and local level.
The PR Officer will be responsible for managing any crisis communications that are required and will offer support to other colleagues on how to communicate both internally & externally regarding such matters.
The successful PR Officer will have exceptional writing skills with a creative flair and will be a confident communicator both in person and written word. They will be a team player and have a driven and proactive approach.
The Successful Applicant
The successful PR Officer will have:
- Demonstrable PR experience, either from client side or agency
- Strong writing and communications skills
- A proactive approach
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- A keen interest in the leisure industry would be beneficial
- A passion for sport
What's on Offer
Competitive salary and package