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PR Consultant - Food & Drinks

Employer
Reuben Sinclair
Location
London
Salary
Market related
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Discipline
Account Handling, Campaigning
Seniority
Manager / Mid-Management
Sector
FMCG
Business Type
Agency / Consultancy
Benefits
Bonus
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Job Details

Job Title: PR Consultant - Food and Drinks 

Location: City of London/hybrid Working

Salary: Competitive rate depending on experience - plus bonus and an excellent range of benefits.

About the company

An exciting opportunity to join an incredibly exciting PR and comms European Consultancy.

They have an incredible reputation, and are looking for a Consultant (Account Manager) or Senior Consultant to work across Corporate & Trade PR team specialing in Food and Drinks sector.

Role overview

The successful candidate will join the Corporate & Trade PR team to support FMCG client accounts with a focus on food and drink. You will have expertise in communications including B2B FMCG PR with strong trade media contacts. Small percentage of new business development & pitching is also expected in this role.

Responsibilities of the Consultant 

  • Providing public relations and corporate communications services to support large FMCG clients
  • Managing client accounts, budgets, and key processes as the day-to-day client activity lead
  • Building effective and collaborative working relationships with clients, the media (trade & corporate), internal peers and other stakeholders
  • Managing and overseeing the activity of account executives as part of the broader account team, while also acting as a support and mentor to junior members
  • Contributing towards generating new business fee income from new clients or new business from existing clients

Requirements of the Consultant 

  • 3 years’ experience in PR or relevant sector (Food and Drink) in UK
  • Excellent food and drink trade media contacts and a proven ability in media relations activity
  • Experience working with FMCG or retail clients, with a focus on food and drink
  • A proven track record of effective client management
  • A proactive individual able to contribute creatively to new business development
  • Excellent writing skills with a proven ability to tailor content to relevant audiences

What they offer

  • Competitive salary
  • An annual performance-related bonus plus additional bonus potential linked to new business and long service 
  • 25 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • Private healthcare insurance 
  • A company pension plan, including 5% employer contribution 
  • A stunning riverside office location overlooking the city’s most impressive landmarks

You’ll also have access to a wide range of opportunities and initiatives. They are an equal opportunities employer, committed to encouraging a balanced workforce within their company and the wider industry.

Company

Established in 2007, Reuben Sinclair is a London based recruitment agency. We're experts in sales, marketing, PR and digital recruitment. Our success and growth is purely down to putting our clients, candidates and employees at the heart of everything we do.

However organisations connect with their target audiences, Reuben Sinclair work with the people that help drive that engagement. We are a preferred recruitment partner to large consumer brands, global B2B specialists, multi award-winning agencies, charities, start-ups and of course, talented individuals in search of career assistance. Over 60% of our clients choose to work with us exclusively.

We assist our clients by delivering talent in order to help grow their teams across all disciplines within Marketing Communications: PR, Corporate Communications, Public Affairs, IR, Consumer, Branding, Digital, etc. Assisting with Agency and In-House positions from Account Executive to Partner and PR Officer to Head of PR.

The recruitment market is a competitive one and when we started our journey we never set out to be the biggest but we always aspired to be the best. To remain at the forefront of such a competitive industry, we continue to be dynamic and innovative. Our Talent Referral Network and FlexiRec recruitment services are principal examples of how we continue to evolve so that we can best service your recruitment needs with tangible differences to our competitors.

Read our latest article on PRWeek: It's a candidate-driven market again and this is how you can attract the best in PR

Find Us
Website
Telephone
020 3826 1206
Location
16 - 18 Monument Street
London
Greater London
EC3R 8AJ
United Kingdom
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