Hamptons International & John D Wood & Co., PR Executive

Recruiter
Countrywide
Location
Fitzrovia, London
Salary
£DoE
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
21 Apr 2019
Ref
15724
Industry
PR
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Reports to: Senior PR Manager

Overall Purpose:

A candidate is sought to fill the role of Public Relations Executive within the central London Head Office location to cover a range of different estate agency brands across the Country including Hamptons International and John D Wood & Co.

The successful candidate will work directly with the members existing PR team but will also be involved in wider Marketing initiatives. The successful candidate will play a key role in securing targeted coverage for a variety of brands in traditional and online media.

This is an excellent career opportunity offering something similar to an agency experience in an in-house environment with the support of a caring and nurturing team. It is particularly suited to an ambitious, motivated person who is naturally proactive and enjoys taking initiative.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Media relations: meeting and liaising with journalists on a daily basis both proactively and reactively
  • Internal communications: managing the PR representatives across the branches to extract the necessary market information for the media
  • Corporate communications: drafting press releases and strategies to support business growth
  • Writing: drafting press releases, writing PR reports and evaluations
  • Research: working with our research team for the purposes of story generation
  • Social: experience with digital media and the implementation of integrated campaigns
  • Marketing support: creative and campaign support for the wider marketing mix
  • Coverage monitoring: monitoring and evaluating coverage on a daily basis


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working within a PR environment, either agency or client side. Experience in the property sector is an advantage but not essential
  • A proactive and ambitious individual who thrives on the thrill of securing coverage and has a track record to prove it
  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, to juggle multiple deadlines and secure strong results
  • An understanding of digital media and integrated campaigns is preferred


Apply by completing the application form below. 

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