Are you a driven communications professional with a passion for sports, purpose-driven content, and making a real impact? Our client, a dynamic and expanding agency, is seeking a Communications Executive to join their enthusiastic team based on the beautiful south coast.
They are a small but mighty team committed to delivering impactful and integrated communications across a diverse range of clients, primarily focused on the sports and purpose sectors. From major mass participation sporting events to influential sporting charities and nutrition brands, they are dedicated to creating compelling narratives that resonate with a wide range of audiences.
As Communications Executive, you will be at the forefront of driving media coverage across national, regional, and trade outlets. Your role will encompass creating persuasive written content, managing social media strategies, and even producing and editing engaging video content. While sport will be your core, your work will span beyond the sports media, often collaborating with lifestyle consumer journalists and trade press, ensuring each day brings exciting new challenges.
- Pitching stories to journalists and identifying compelling narratives
- Crafting well-written content, including op-eds, blogs, press releases, and news articles
- Managing and executing social media strategies for clients
- Producing captivating video content, from planning to filming and editing
- Assisting with reporting and account management
- Attending client events and meetings
- Supporting media operations at events and media calls
- Distributing press releases and conducting sell-in activities
Qualifications and Skills:
- Some experience in media relations and PR Strong copywriting skills Familiarity with social media and digital platforms Car owner/driver
- Ability to develop and execute social media strategies Video production, filming, and editing skills (or willingness to learn)
Perks and Benefits:
- Hybrid working arrangement
- Casual dress code 28 days of annual leave, increasing after one year
- Access to a rewards program with discounts at major retailers
- 4 days per year for volunteering with local charities or causes
- Provided iPhone and Laptop
- Dedicated time for Personal Development Plan with the Managing Director
- Training courses available
- 1-hour lunch breaks
- Time in lieu for weekend work
- Workplace pension
- New business commission opportunities
Who We’re Looking For:
- Passionate individuals who love what they do
- Interest in sports, fitness, or wellbeing (knowledge of professional sports is a plus, but a general appreciation for sports and exercise is essential)
- People-first mindset with flexibility for work-life balance
If you’re ready to bring your communication skills to a dynamic agency that values impactful storytelling and fosters personal growth, we want to hear from you! Apply today with your CV and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and passion for the role.