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PR & Communications Executive

Job Title: PR & Communications Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Derby
Salary: £30,000
REF: ASH15935KC_1495452368
Contact Name: Katy Corr
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Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

A highly successful business with a global client base is looking for a talented PR & Communications Executive to join their offices near Derby.

This is a key role within the team, as you will be responsible for building strong and effective media relationships around the World, in order to promote the company and its products.

The successful candidate will possess strong copywriting and editing skills, ensuring that all content matches the business's 'tone of voice' - in particular when writing promotional material and press releases.

You will deliver fresh and engaging content to be used across all digital channels, which will range from social media to regular blog posts and e-magazine style articles.

The ideal candidate will come from a PR, marketing, communications or journalism background and feel confident liaising with external press offices, agencies and media professionals to pitch stories and events.

To be considered knowledge in the following areas is required:

* Digital content - online copywriting, blog posts and articles
* Proofreading and editing - copyediting and ensuring content is appropriately branded
* Communications - writing attractive press releases and pitching stories
* PR - acting as the first point of contact for PR and press enquiries
* Email marketing - development of copy and layout, including subject lines
* Events - providing support for events such as awards, conferences, expos etc.
* Social media - content management
* CMS and software- Wordpress, MailChimp
* Software packages - InDesign, Photoshop

This is a fantastic opportunity to for a talented individual who is keen to take the next steps in their career within a highly respected company.

This is a permanent position offering a basic salary of £25-30,000 per annum depending on depth of relevant skills and experience.