PR Officer

Job Overview

A 5 month fixed term contract, around the Manchester/ Salford area, looking for an experienced PR Officer with at least 1- 3 years within the NFP space.

Client Details

Our client Our client is an inspiring Not for Profit based organisation, within the Salford area who is passionate about supporting people across the wider North West region.

Description

As a public relations officer, you'll need to:

work as part of an account team (in smaller organisations you may be the sole PR lead or work as an agency PR officer) where you'll plan, develop and implement PR strategies
build strong relationships and networks with colleagues, clients and the media and answer enquiries from the media and other organisations
monitor the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities for clients
research, write and distribute press releases to targeted media
collate and analyse media coverage
write and edit in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports
prepare and supervise the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes
devise photo opportunities and coordinate studio or location photography
organise events (such as press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours), source speakers and seek out sponsorship opportunities
maintain and update information on the organisation's website
manage and update information and engage with users on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook
prepare regular client reports and attend client meetings
commission market research
undertake research for new business proposals and present them to potential new clients
foster good community relations through events such as open days and through involvement in community initiatives
manage the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation.Profile

The successful candidate must possess;

excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including effective writing skills
self-confidence, drive, competence and a willingness to learn
excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to multitask
flexibility, determination, enthusiasm and the ability to cope under pressure
creativity, imagination and initiative
good teamwork, negotiation and problem-solving skills
business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs
the ability to think strategically, for planning successful PR campaigns
the capacity to prioritise tasks and projects effectively.Job Offer

On offer to the candidate;

A 5 month fixed term contract, with possibility of extension;
Flexible working arrangements and a supportive line manager;
Growth potential within the NFP space;
Pay of between £24,000 and £27,500 per annum

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Salford, Greater Manchester

Full Time

 

Job Detail
  • Offerd Salary0- £15,000
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