PR Manager – Wine, Beers, Spirits

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£30-34K
Posted
30 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Oct 2016
Ref
HC886282
Sector
Consumer, FMCG
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

This is a truly fantastic opportunity to work on a huge high street retailer’s Wine, Beer, and Spirits portfolio. The role is the perfect chance to combine aspects of an in-house focus with the buzz and support of an agency; the successful candidate will be employed by the agency but work wholly for one high-profile retail and FMCG client, with time split between the two offices.

This is an excellent career prospect for a PR Manager with a passion for wine, and ideally a WSET qualification.

The role will involve:             

  • working with direct input from the client side product development and buying teams to create communication material customers, suppliers and colleagues
  • Building and maintaining fantastic contacts with the drinks consumer, trade and lifestyle media
  • Running daily press office, including sampling, wine recommendations and food matching
  • Internal communications – keeping wider teams up to date with news
  • Social media management
  • Developing magazine content and brochures
  • Proposing new PR activity ideas and producing budgets
  • Managing award applications
  • Launching own label product

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be operating at around Account Manager level 
  • Have a strong knowledge of wine and the wider drinks industry, ideally with a WSET qualification
  • Have a fantastic list of relevant contacts within the sector or wider FMCG
  • Be positive and enthusiastic, with the adaptability to work with both in-house and agency teams

If you feel that you would be the ideal candidate for the role, and would like more information, please email your CV to helen@jflrecruit.com.