PR Manager - B2B Corporate

Location
London
Salary
£60000 - £65000 per annum + dep on exp
Posted
03 Oct 2016
Closes
02 Nov 2016
Ref
J14774
Contact
Kelly Howe
Sector
FMCG
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Our client, a FTSE 250 global household brand, is looking to add a Public Relations Manager to their Corporate Communications team to implement PR and communications initiatives through PR/Communication planning and delivery. The role will entail establishing and maintaining relationships with colleagues from across the business globally to enable the identification and development of news stories to be shared externally and internally.

Primary responsibilities of the position include:

-Writing and editing corporate statements, press releases, contributed stories, presentations and other PR materials to sell across print, broadcast and digital platforms globally
-Spotting news stories internally and disseminating them to international, national and/or local media
-Building and maintaining excellent relationships with appropriate international and national media contacts across news, trade and lifestyle
-Researching, writing and editing thought leadership pieces promoting our expertise in various areas
-Organising media events, drafting briefs and key message documents for spokespeople to give interviews to promote the work of the business

Additionally, due to the multi-faceted nature of the role, candidates with experience working on multiple projects and delivering successfully to multiple deadlines will have a significant advantage throughout the application process.

Other requirements for the role are as follows:

-Qualification in PR, Communications, Marketing or equivalent course/experience
-Strong experience in a B2B Communications/PR role, preferably in a global environment
-Knowledge of the food manufacturing industry and the food market is desirable although not essential
-Media relations experience of international, national, B2B and online media
-First class communication/presentation skills (written, verbal, visual)

While not a necessity for this position, previous experience in a highly regulated environment would also be greatly preferred/a bonus.

Apply now to be considered! If this role is not quite right for you send it onto a friend and you could be eligible for our referral scheme.

PLEASE NOTE: As much as we would love to respond to all applicants, due to the sheer volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates.