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Public relations executive

Public relations executive

companyIJPR
remoteHybrid
ExpiresExpires: 24/05/2022
Comms / Marketing / PR
Permanent position
£31,000 to £40,000 per year

Have you got a passion for TV publicity and want to work for one of the leading publicity companies in the UK?

The PR executive role is a key position in the team, leading on selected activity and supporting senior team members on large scale global campaigns.

 

The job:

  • Working on priority PR campaigns for programming across a wide and varied slate with BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Sky, HBO, Amazon Prime Video and Disney +
  • Work as part of a team on priority campaigns managing individual aspects of an overall campaign (media relations, press events or creative executions) and take the lead on publicising shows
  • Proactive pitching to media to place interviews, stories, images and clips around campaigns, with a particular focus on digital-first thinking
  • Media liaison – nurturing and building on an already strong list of contacts, particularly within digital/social outlet space
  • Build an understanding of a broad range of media outlets - traditional, digital and social first - including entertainment and other media to identify PR opportunities
  • Event management including media days, press events, talent management, travel coordination etc
  • Writing press releases, media alerts, programme information and other press materials as needed to the highest standard, researching and fact checking information as required
  • Helping to generate creative ideas within the wider team
  • Managing media interviews and chaperoning press and talent as required
  • Ensuring that press updates are delivered to the wider team and key clients

 

What you will bring to this role:

  • A highly motivated individual with a proven passion and flair for PR and the media, as well as a strong passion for TV
  • Understanding of PR and previous knowledge of working on PR campaigns
  • Excellent personal and written communication skills and a passion for great creative and editorial writing
  • Extensive experience of pitching to journalists, an instinct for what makes a story and building and maintaining key relationships with an excellent network of print, broadcast and online contacts
  • Strong understanding of print, broadcast, online and social media, and an understanding of the changing media landscape, with a focus on digital media
  • Experience in implementing effective PR campaigns and the ability to take initiative and work under pressure in a busy and fast paced environment - excellent planning skills with the ability to prioritise and work across multiple projects
  • Understanding of picture publicity and able to to come up with creative ideas and be able to work with photographers and designers
  • Experience of crisis management, and an understanding of the role of PR within issues management

 

Where you will work:

Our London office is 2-minute walk from Tottenham Court Road tube station in Covent Garden / Soho 

(We also have a Welsh office in Cardiff city centre.)

Accessibility - the London office is on the 3rd floor with only a staircase for access. 

 

Inclusivity:

We particularly welcome applications from people who are currently under-represented within the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Asian and other ethnically diverse communities, LGBTQ+, disabled and neurodiverse people and individuals from a lower socio-economic status.

 

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please make sure that you state in your application that you found this role via Creative Access.

Years of experience

    Salary range

    • £31,000 to £40,000 per year

    Required languages

    • English