We are currently seeking a talented PR & Communications Manager to join a highly reputable design company based in Salisbury, Wilts.
The overall objective of this role is to: Increase the rand awareness, achieving media coverage, ultimately to aid sales and take the brand forward.
This role takes ownership of PR for the company on a global scale across a multitude of platforms demonstrating leadership and co-coordinating projects. Although this is a marketing focused role, you will collaborate with colleagues in Sales & R&D continually, demonstrating a strong communications lead on assigned projects and work with global partners to understand local commercial contexts and influence and execute global strategies.
Some key responsibilities include:
- To inspire and lead PR resources to deliver communication initiatives that will positively impact the category/product performance
- Control New Product launches, messages and key activity - own the PR campaign plan from pre-launch into market
- Use PR as a tool to maximise the Sales potential and profitability
- Co-author Marketing blueprint with a Marketing Director
Key Skills & Experiences required:
- 5+ years of experience in PR in a fast-paced environment
- Experience of managing PR agencies
- Developing external relationships with suppliers
- Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects
- Proven ability of negotiation skills, both at account and product sales levels
- Objective, enthusiastic, committed, flexible, diligent, conscientious
- Accountable - takes ownership of business, customers and relationships
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required, which will be often
- Great track record for producing successful PR campaigns with effective and measurable results
- To keep a finger on the pulse within the industry and a relentless enthusiasm
- Ability to think strategically and develop long-term plans for the business
- Ability to manage a budget and meet deadlines
Needless to say, this is a full time role based at the main office in Salisbury, Wilts.
- Brand Performance
- Media Coverage