Head of PR (closed)

Location Crawley
Discipline: Marketing Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45,000
Published: about 2 years ago

Head of PR - agency 

Salary £40,000  - £45,000

West Sussex

We are working with a successful brand agency which are looking for a PR professional with ‘high end’ contacts in national press and consumer magazines. You will be working with a high profile client within the charity, government and business sectors. Alongside this you will be managing a small team of PR Managers looking after a portfolio of consumer, health, personal and business clients.

Initially working from home, although you will have to attend offices and meetings in Gatwick and London occasionally (after lockdown).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Main point of contact for key clients, responsible for creating the strategy and plan for each quarter

  • Be the first point of contact for any crisis PR from clients

  • Be reactive to the news agenda, creating angles and stories that will be published by the press

  • Communicate brand stories and profile business personalities clearly and concisely through a variety of media channels, platforms and publications

  • Manage nation-wide campaigns

  • Network within the industry and create new relevant connections

What you will need:

  • Previously worked as a PR Account Director at an agency (brand or PR) and managed multiple clients and brands

  • Previous consumer and business PR experience is essential, preferably 5-6 years

  • Fantastic network of B2B and B2C press contacts in print, broadcast, digital and social media

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to write engaging copy, features and press releases

  • A history of achieving first class press coverage (Seeing a copy of your portfolio will be advantageous)

The agency offer flexible working, great benefits whilst working on exciting and cutting edge PR campaigns!