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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



  • 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


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


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


  • 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 or call 01522 581611.

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