Senior PR Manager

London (Greater)
£40,000 - £45,000
11 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

My client, an international not-for-profit organisation, is looking for an articulate, creative, and tenacious individual to join their team as a Senior PR Manager. Working alongside the Head of PR, you will be responsible for coordinating organisation-wide responses to critical issues and risks to the company’s reputation. The successful candidate will be a strategic thinker and planner, with the ability to grasp complex and intellectually challenging ideas and communicate them to people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Key responsibilities

  • Devise and coordinate global PR campaigns, working with the company’s global team to deliver communications across multiple channels
  • Provide guidance and support for PR and communications undertaken by regional company offices, and deliver training as required
  • Use and establish best practices, methodologies and procedures to ensure the effectiveness of media engagement and PR activities, and manage and update the global communications calendar
  • Lead on media relations with international seafood and sustainability media
  • Design, execute and monitor PR strategies and activities, including events and briefings, and generate news releases, backgrounders, factsheets, editorial and other written materials as required
  • Develop editorial including blog posts, articles and web pages
  • Commission editorial, photography and film to tell the organisation’s story and deliver value to our partners
  • Deliver evaluation reports of public relations campaigns

Key skills and experience                

  • Significant proven experience of working in a similar role in public relations and the desire to work in a fast-paced team committed to making a difference
  • Extensive experience of working with and developing digital, print and other communication channels; thorough digital understanding across all channels
  • Understanding of digital communications including using content management systems (CMS), social media and blogging (WordPress)
  • Experience working with media monitoring agencies e.g. Kantar, Meltwater, Gorkana
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate complex issues in a clear manner to a wide variety of audiences across diverse channels (online, TV, print, radio)
  • Attention to detail, diplomacy and discretion
  • Articulate, creative, passionate, flexible and tenacious: ability to get results and to be persistent and enthusiastic in achieving these
  • Experience in the food/drink sector would be an advantage

In the first instance please send your CV in word format via email to Sophie Collins at quoting reference SC19418.

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