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PR Manager

PR Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Communications

  • Job Type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    £45,000 - £55,000

  • Contact:

    Jessica Downie

  • Contact Email:

    JDownie@vmagroup.com

  • Job Ref:

    JDPRES19

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2019-05-12

  • Consultant:

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** 5 – 6 month contract **

A skills and careers industry body are hiring a PR Manager to join them on a 5 – 6 month contract. You will effectively manage the Press Office to proactively develop and maintain the organisation’s reputation in trade and mainstream media. You’ll be the first point of contact on media issues and provide media support to the Board, Exec, Leadership Team and other colleagues.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the organisations reputation in the media and ensuring regular features and articles are placed in relevant trade, regional and national media
  • Managing the press team, including proofreading and editing copy and ensuring work is delivered on time and to a high standard
  • Develop and manage a crisis communications strategy in collaboration with risk managers across the organisation

Key Skills:

  • Experience in a busy press office
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Analytical skills in order to be able to evaluate factual information
  • Experience in contributing towards planning, budgeting and policy development
  • Communication, influencing and diplomacy skills
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