PR Manager - Inhouse Food & Retail

Location
Central London
Salary
£40-50k plus Exceptional Package/Benefits
Posted
30 Sep 2016
Closes
30 Oct 2016
Ref
LH 675911
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Our client a leading supermarket retailer, is looking to hire a talented consumer PR Manager passionate about the food sector, to join this highly coveted award winning communications team. Reporting into the head of consumer brands and with the support of a team of junior press officers, you will be responsible for driving  positive editorial coverage across digital, print and broadcast media; this is with the aim to create differentiated leadership positioning across  their food and d

rink offering. Focusing on quality and innovation you not only run a busy press office but help amplify wider facing marketing campaigns including organising and support events, and also work closely with a PR consultancy to build and deliver compelling PR programmes across the fresh; packaged foods and non food packaged grocery categories.
 

Key Criteria:

• Excellent relevant expertise and understanding of the UK food industry and trends
• Proven traditional PR and social media
• Established relationships with key journalists and media contacts across print, online and broadcast
• Understanding of the UK retail sector
• Ability to coach and inspire junior team members
• Relevant experience in consumer PR, with well developed food, drink and health sector expertise either in-house or agency.
• Experience of the latest PR techniques and tools
• Brilliant written and verbal skills
• A flair for Creativity
• A passion for food and drink
• Tenacity/resourcefulness
• The ability to engage with internal and external stakeholders at a wide cross section of levels across the business/media
• Organisational ability  

What is on Offer?:

  • Up to 20% bonus subject to company and individual performance
  • 24 days holiday
  • Ability to purchase up to 5 more holiday days
  • 10-15%  in store discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Interest free car loan
  • Private healthcare
  • Opportunity to purchase shares
  • Life assurance
  • Retirement savings plan scheme

  Please send your CV for immediate consideration for this rare consumer in-house PR opportunity.  CV’s will be vetted and shortlisted upon immediate application, and interviews will take place in the early October 2016.