PR & Communications Manager

Full Time Permanent

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Title: PR & Communications Manager

Location: Southampton

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £38,000

(Monday to Friday 9am-5pm with the opportunity of flexible working arrangements/remote working)

Our client is looking for a proven PR & Communications expert who has a desire to own and develop this role.

The ideal candidate will be passionate and creative with the ability to think outside the box. They will be self-motivated and enthusiastic with a can- do attitude.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Develop and implement a PR & Communications Plan, including specific projects, campaigns and initiatives
Write compelling, relevant, targeted and on brand press releases, coordinate sign off, distribute and sell into the media; including national, consumer, broadcast, regional and marine specialist. This will include liaising with stakeholders
Support with the development of a new website, including content creation and copywriting.
Regularly collate and report on media coverage, providing detailed performance data in relation to KPIs, with recommendations as appropriate
Provide PR & Communications guidance to senior colleagues including media training, interview briefings and speech writing when required
Provide recommendations and direction for Association PR & communications
Support the Marcomms team with industry knowledge and insight
Deliver 24-7 crisis management communications support as outlined in our Crisis Communications Procedure
Deliver on agreed KPIs
Working with the Events team, develop PR and Communications Plans by event, promoting attractions, driving ticket sales and attendance
Responsible for the onsite dedicated Media Centre and/or press office function at each event, including media enquiries, office and press registration set up, the organisation and support of media staff, agencies and suppliers
Plan and deliver all media events, including interviews and celebrity appearancesSkills and experience:

A proven PR professional with B2C and B2B experience
Excellent copywriting skills and attention to detail
Experience working with all types of media, including national, consumer, broadcast, regional and industry specialist
Managing budgets
Ability to assess, plan and deliver on PR & Communications opportunities and requirements
A keen desire to own and develop the role
Confident in making decisions and to stand by them
Excellent communicator
Able to prioritise your workload and work to strict deadlines

Huntress Search Ltd acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

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