Publicist - Sports

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
25K DOE
Posted
20 Jul 2018
Closes
24 Jul 2018
Ref
LS887708
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Do you have a passion for sports? Do you want to work in a PR / Talent Management agency, looking after the interests / publicity of sports professionals? If so, this is the role for you! This boutique agency work with some of the biggest names in the sports industry, with a particular focus on football. They are currently seeking a Publicist  to join their small, tight-knit team in Central London.

 

As Publicist your responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and implementing highly successful publicity campaigns in collaboration with the senior staff
  • Creating innovative opportunities to publicise campaigns using editorial, reviews, talent access and promotions
  • Selling in publicity ideas, features, talent angles and news stories to meet coverage targets
  • Setting up and delivering partnerships, promotions and competitions
  • Attending regular client meetings to discuss campaign strategy, progress and results
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with UK media, including writers, reviewers, producers and editorial decision-makers.
  • Regularly updating, maintaining and managing a variety of social media accounts

 

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Publicity experience in print, broadcast and online media
  • A passion and keen interest in sports
  • Industry knowledge, experience and best practices relevant to sport industry
  • Confident written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task and strong work ethic

 

This is an unmissable opportunity for someone interested in the sports industry, offering the chance to work with a host of inspirational figures and with a truly dedicated team. If you feel that you are suited to this role, please email leila@jflrecruit.com 

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