Are you ready to lead a dynamic team in an exciting and fast-paced agency environment?
If you’re a visionary PR professional seeking to make a significant impact as a senior member of the management team, then this opportunity is for you! We are actively seeking a Head of PR with exceptional editorial writing skills and a profound understanding of the media landscape to spearhead our team of skilled writers to join this agency in the hotel, retail and restaurant space.
About the Role:
As the Head of PR, you will be responsible for overseeing the creation of impactful short and long-form copy for diverse audiences, including social media campaigns, blog articles, press releases, web copy, and client presentations across various industries. You will be leading PR strategies from inception to execution, pitching stories to the press, and conceptualizing innovative campaigns, all while identifying potential press opportunities, both reactive and proactive.
The Ideal Candidate Should:
- Demonstrate a strong network of journalistic connections with a proven track record of securing media coverage.
- Possess at least 5 years of experience in editorial or PR roles within an agency, publication, or related field.
- Showcase expertise in story pitching and successful media coverage.
- Exhibit exceptional writing skills with meticulous attention to detail.
- Display excellent interpersonal skills for effective team collaboration and client relations.
- Have experience in team development and staff management.
- Exhibit proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Possess critical reading and thinking abilities.
- Showcase a positive and proactive attitude within a collaborative environment.
- Embrace the challenges of agency life and excel in a fast-paced setting.
- Assume the role of a confident senior manager with an abundance of innovative ideas.
Key Roles & Responsibilities:
- Serve as the primary Editorial and PR lead for the company and its clients.
- Lead and manage a team of content writers and PR executives to enhance the company’s editorial offerings.
- Strategise, plan, and execute campaigns that drive engagement in alignment with client briefs.
- Collaborate with the senior management team as necessary.
What We Offer:
- Competitive salary based on your experience
- Travel and Home Working Allowance
- Discretionary bonuses
- Contributory pension scheme.
- 23 days of annual leave plus the day off on your birthday.
- Work from home opportunities with a mandatory 3 days a week in the office
- Berkshire based office
- Close-knit team of 25+ with a strong sense of camaraderie.
- Annual summer and Christmas events, along with regular social gatherings
- Monthly and annual employee recognition awards, accompanied by surprise gifts.
- Welcome package including a company MacBook, iPhone, and other P1C perks.
- Clear career path