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PR specialist

Job description

We’re looking for a PR specialist to join the Carrington team. This position’s ideal for someone with two or more years’ PR, communications or journalism experience (either agency or in-house) and who loves the idea of working at a growing PR team, helping to deliver brilliant returns for our clients.

We want someone with bags of talent and passion for PR, communications and copywriting. We have a growing list of clients and no two days will be the same:

We want energetic, ambitious people to join us. In exchange you’ll get a good salary (£27k – £33k, depending on experience) and unbeatable local experience working on different clients across a range of industries (see our case studies). You’ll also have access to further industry training and qualifications, and great opportunities to further your career. We’re building a team of experts that’s passionate about doing great client work, and we want the best people to join us.

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Key responsibilities

 

  • Delivering creative press campaigns and PR campaign ideas for our clients
  • Copywriting a range of PR and marketing materials for clients
  • Proactively managing a range of client PR accounts
  • Developing new angles, stories, comment opportunities and media pitches for our clients
  • Offering strategic PR advice to clients to support wider marketing and business objectives
  • Building and maintaining good, regular relations with clients, important media contacts and industry spokespeople
  • Testing new PR ideas and techniques based on latest industry trends
  • Monthly PR reporting (using AMEC Integrated Evaluation Framework)
  • Setting client strategies in partnership with our SEO and PPC teams

REQUIREMENTS


Essential


  • Experience of managing multiple PR and communications campaigns (independently or as part of a team) and delivering strong press results
  • Strong organisation and project management skills
  • Strong and diverse copywriting ability
  • Great client relationships and team working skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, communication skills and timekeeping


Beneficial

  • Agency experience
  • Knowledge or experience of SEO
  • Full, clean driving licence

Experience:


  • 2+ years PR, communications or journalism experience (but we hire on passion and talent, not length of service)


BENEFITS


  • Salary: £27k – £33k (depending on experience)
  • Generous company pension (up to 16% per year)
  • Flexible working hours and location (between home and office)
  • 26 days holidays per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible start date (to suit any notice period)
  • New Apple products and home working equipment on joining
  • Discounts on cinema tickets, holidays and shopping through Charlie HR Perks at Work
  • Cycle to work scheme available
  • Monthly team lunches and socials
  • Climate positive workforce since April 2021 (see our Ecologi profile)
  • Google Partner agency (see our Google profile)

How to apply

We’d love to hear from you, whatever your experience. Send your CV and brief covering letter to hello@carringtoncommunications.com or call 01522 581611.

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