Public Relations Officer

4 October 2021
York, United Kingdom
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Experienced Public Relations Officer sought by a market leading financial services company based in York who are currently enhancing their in-house marketing team. They are highly regarded as market leaders with the majority stake in their field and with an ever growing international presence there is a unique opportunity to join at an exciting phase of growth for the company.

The Role:

  • Develop and implement innovative campaigns that are designed to promote the brand and deliver web traffic and conversions.
  • Work with the Market Researcher and Digital Marketing Coordinators to develop relevant insights from the business and the public which will create interesting and shareable content.
  • Place articles in major publications, online third party websites and social medi
  • Promote blogs and articles to other reputable and trusted websites requesting backlinks from their relevant content.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key media (both on and offline) to ensure that all PR campaigns are attractive to both publishers and consumers.
  • Compile regular, up-to-date media lists, targeting contacts and publications who are in line with the company’s values and proactively seeking opportunities for exposur
  • Generate PR activities with associated third parties the company is working with such as charities and environmental organisations.
  • Track, measure and report on the effectiveness of PR by producing monthly PR reports.
  • Be the first point of contact for press and media enquirie

The successful Public Relations Officer will have the following skills and experience:

  • Due to the office location, a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential, however the role is currently home-based – subject to change in the future.
  • Demonstrable experience in public relations.
  • 3 years’ experience in PR preferabl
  • Excellent writing and verbal skills.
  • Strong ability to develop relationships.
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Creativity and strong interpersonal skills are essential.
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic DBS check.

In return for your hard work you’ll receive an excellent benefits package:

  • Up to £28,000 salary
  • Up to 33 days holiday including bank holidays with loyalty entitlement on 5th year
  • Great flexi time arrangement available
  • Government pension
  • Free parking
  • Free work wear
  • On site crèche
  • Staff discount
  • Friendly office environment

Public Relations Officer
York, North Yorkshire – commutable from Harrogate, Leeds, Thirsk, Wetherby, Ripon, Tadcaster, Pontefract etc
Up to £28,000 salary plus excellent benefits
PR | Public Relations | Media Relations | Communications | Marketing | Media Officer | Journalism | Journalist

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