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Press Officer (Retail/Clothing)

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Communications

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £45,000

  • Contact:

    Nisha Darbar

  • Contact Email:

    ndarbar@vmagroup.com

  • Job Ref:

    ND915495

  • Consultant:

    Nisha Darbar

Great opportunity for a PR specialist to join a FTSE 250 Retail business.  You will be responsible for delivering External Communications while managing relationships with the individual brands’ PR teams.  
 
Key responsibilities/skills:
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with relevant brands and external partners.
  • Create engaging and creative content across multiple channels including video, photography, infographics and podcasts to bring the story to life.
  • Proactively seek out media opportunities across business and trade media.
  • Established Corporate Communications and PR experience.
  • Arranging spokespeople to speak to the medi, including drafting briefing notes and Q&As.
  • Drafting and fact checking media material.
  • Feed in brand information to other functions including colleague communications and be a key contact for regional communications managers to ensure alignment at a local and national level.
  • Support on crisis communications and be part of the out of office roata as required.
  • Manager reactive media relations enquiries for the brands as required.
  • Ability to build strong relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • A background in Retail PR ideally within clothing would be helpful.
  • Agency experience would be helpful but not mandatory.
 
If you have the experience and are interested in discussing further please apply ASAP with your current CV. 

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