PR Manager – Publishing / UK & Europe

A global technology company, who leads in the digital retail sector, is seeking a motivated and creative PR Manager to join their publishing team. The role calls for a strategically minded individual, who has expertise in media relations and the book publishing industry, as well as leadership experience and an entrepreneurial and goal-oriented approach. It offers the successful candidate the opportunity to shape the future of this division, working closely with a dynamic team to innovate and drive proactive media coverage and campaigns.

As PR Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Taking a lead on all strategic PR activity for the publishing team, devising and implementing innovative campaigns and securing proactive media coverage across a variety of platforms
  • Prioritising and managing reactive responses for incoming media inquiries
  • Serving as the European PR contact for this global company, aiding in the coordination of international projects and launches
  • Writing press releases, pitching and securing top-tier media, including traditional and digital outlets
  • Build and develop strong relationships with key, relevant media
  • Collaborating closely with other internal teams to drive brand awareness and promote the publishing division
  • Collaborating with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including established authors, in order to build solid relationships and offer strategic advice and counsel

You will demonstrate:

  • Strong experience at PR Manager level,
  • Experience of working in publishing teams, including implementing successful and innovative media campaigns in this field
  • Existing contacts within the publishing sector, with a desire to engage and build a solid career in this sector
  • Excellent knowledge of social media and how to utilise platforms for publishing promotion
  • A driven, can-do attitude with the ability to take a hands-on approach to tasks
  • Great problem-solving skills, with experience of communicating and offering guidance to a variety of stakeholders

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and experienced individual to join a world-renowned company, offering a competitive salary and great benefits. If you feel you are the ideal candidate, or would like more information on the role, please email your CV to Edwina@jflrecruit.com.