PR and Social Media Executive

Location
Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
Salary
£20 - £30k + Excellent Benefits
Posted
08 Oct 2018
Closes
08 Nov 2018
Ref
41018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

PR and Social Media Executive required to join a busy UK head office for this international brand name. Their high quality products are applied in healthcare, scientific research, media and more.

This role is a full-time, permanent position, offering a competitive salary of £20,000 - 30,000 (dependent on experience), regular salary reviews, 27 days holiday, subsidised restaurant, free parking, private medical care, private dental insurance, life assurance, health insurance and staff discount on products!

Role And Responsibilities

  • Support development of annual PR & Social Media strategy in line with business goals & objectives
  • Initiate PR campaigns across the Nordics in line with business objectives
  • Visit Stockholm office a minimum of 4 times per year (once per quarter)
  • Maintain relationships with journalists, editors, influencers and spokespeople within the Nordics to increase brand advocacy
  • Support and coordination of launch activities and press events
  • Monitor & report on coverage as required to sales, marketing and management teams, as well as European head office
  • Localise press releases, ensuring relevancy to targets
  • Manage Nordic media database and ensure it is always kept up to date
  • Develop relationships alongside Nordic PR agency with media
  • Write & localise copy for media use, curate all content output (images, video and written) to reach desired audiences
  • Measure and report on the impact of social media on the overall marketing efforts

Required Skills

  • University degree
  • 2 years experience within a similar role - PR and / or Social Media
  • High level of organisational and administrative skills
  • Good people skills and professional telephone manner
  • Good awareness of media landscape
  • Social media expertise
  • Competency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator

Fluent English and any of the following Scandinavian languages would be desirable but NOT essential:

  • Danish
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish

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