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Vacancy of the Week

This week, an agency in Cambridgeshire is looking to hire a PR Account Executive or Manager.

Role: PR Exec/Manager
Type: Agency
Salary: up to £26,000
Location: Cambridgeshire

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced PR Account Executive/Manager to join a renowned Cambridgeshire agency. Ideally educated to degree level you will have a proven PR track record working in an agency on consumer focused PR campaigns. Similarly you will have experience of online PR and utilising your social media skills.

As PR Account Executive/Manager you will inherit an enviable portfolio of clients. Identifying new opportunities and developing key business strategies will be a key element in contributing to the growth of this company. Essential to this role are strong communication skills from someone who will steer PR initiatives whilst enhancing current opportunities. The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial with drive and enthusiasm.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established agency with a well established client base and a great reputation within PR. This position is based in Cambridgeshire and may suit candidates commuting from Cambridge, Peterborough, Huntingdon, St Neots, Saffron Walden, Stevenage, Norwich, Bury St Edmunds, Thetford and Newmarket.

For more information and to apply for this role, head over to http://www.brandrecruitment.co.uk/pr-and-marketing-jobs-search/view/-103/ 

Vacancy of the Week

This week, a company in Cambridgeshire is looking to hire an experienced PR Manager to cover a period of maternity leave.

Role: PR Manager – 6 -12 month contract
Type: In-House
Salary: +£45,000
Location: Cambridgeshire

Covering a period of maternity leave this is a key role for an experienced PR Manager to join a dynamic marketing team and work for a strong brand name that continues to go from strength to strength. The PR manager will be responsible for managing and enhancing the reputation of the brand across external stakeholders by delivering high quality product communication plans that helps the brand to meet its business objectives.

  • Key responsibilities will include;
  • Managing and enhancing the reputation of the brand with key external stakeholders
  • Executing PR plans as part of an integrated marketing communication approach for the breadth of products
  • Manage a tight process for identifying repetitional issues and ensure adverse issues affecting their products are managed effectively
  • Manage delivery of the day to day in-house press office capability
  • Manage a thought leadership media relations strategy and deliver a framework for utilising subject matter experts to promote breadth of product offering
  • Provide advice and counsel to the business on issues that may have an impact on corporate reputation

This role would suit a good organiser and communicator, a strong relationship builder and a strategic thinker who is able to consistently work to tight deadlines and work effectively in a team environment. You will need to have in-depth experience in an external communication role, preferably both in-house and within a PR consultancy. You will also need to have excellent media relations contacts, have experience in crisis management and be able to understand how to develop media relations strategies whilst working in a complex business structure.
For more information and to apply for this role, head over to http://www.brandrecruitment.co.uk/pr-and-marketing-jobs-search/view/-103/ 

Vacancy of the Week

This week, a company in Cambridgeshire is looking to hire an experienced Account Director role:
Role: PR Account Director
Type: Agency
Salary: Up to £50,000
Location: Cambridgeshire

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a solid background in communications to join a leading agency working with well-known clients based in the Cambridgeshire area. Successful candidates will have experience working within the agency environment as this role will form a pivotal part of the team. Excellent written communication skills are essential.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the focus of the Account Director will be to steer PR and marketing initiatives while enhancing current opportunities. You will be articulate and have excellent project management skills; a real self-starter, who will be able to instil confidence and trust in those around you.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced PR/communications professional to join a company with a wonderful reputation and a real emphasis on development of their staff. This position could be of interest to those living in and around Ely, Chatteris, Cambridge, St Neots, Saffron Walden, Royston, Huntingdon, Newmarket, Wisbech and March.

For more information and to apply for this role, head over to http://www.brandrecruitment.co.uk/pr-and-marketing-jobs-search/view/pr-account-director-4/ 

Vacancy of the Week

This week, a company in Cambridgeshire is looking to hire a graduate:
Role: Business Communications Executive
Type: In-house
Salary: Up to £35,000
Location: Cambridgeshire

An exciting opportunity exists for a Communications Executive to join the Marketing and Communications team based in Peterborough, UK. You will enjoy the benefits of working within a professional and global Marketing and Communications team, and your specific role will support the Maritime & Waterways business line.

My client is a respected thought leader within the maritime sector and are world renowned for their technical excellence in developing, designing and delivering innovative and sustainable maritime solutions. Your primary role will be to tell that story. You’ll support a wide range of activities and assist in the planning, execution, management and measurement of all Business Line communications and campaigns, working across the full communications mix.

Main duties and responsibilities

Support external and internal communications activities in line with the Maritime and Waterways communications plan.
Provide support to the global Maritime & Waterways Communications Business Partner as well as global communications team initiatives.
Create impact through storytelling and a continuous flow of content using external and internal communications channels, including media. This will include, for example, writing press releases, website and digital copy, brochures, presentations and other marketing collateral.
Support the development of thought leadership by ensuring the business line is well represented at key conferences and seminars throughout the year.
Provide support for event management, including out of hours attendance at events, as required.
Liaise with internal and external suppliers to support campaign activity. Produce clear briefings and manage day-to-day relationships to ensure quality delivery to deadlines. This may include creative concepts, print management, event management and advertising.
Measure and evaluate campaign effectiveness to enable strategic and tactical planning by driving adoption of key marketing tools.
Provide general administrative support to ensure the effective operation of the business line communications function.
Essential qualifications, skills and experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications, journalism or other relevant subject.
A diploma level professional qualification from a relevant and recognized professional body, such as the CIPR, NCTJ or CIM.
Substantial experience in a similar role.
Experience in all round communications activities including digital media.
Attention to detail and good creative copywriting skills.
Experience of developing and delivering creative and effective communications materials.
Ability to convert technical facts into compelling stories.
Good project management skills.
Strong influencing skills.
An understanding of large, complex organisations.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

For more information and to apply for this role, head over to http://www.brandrecruitment.co.uk/pr-and-marketing-jobs-search/view/business-communications-executive/ 

Vacancy of the Week

LogoThis week, a company in Cambridge is looking to hire a graduate:
Role: Communications assistant
Type: In-house
Salary: £18,000-£20,000
Location: Cambridge

A brilliant opportunity has arisen for a switched on and driven graduate candidate to join a leading global organisation based in Cambridge. You will need to be educated to a degree level, ideally with a passion for PR and communications with an interest in politics, but overall you are hard working and ambitious. Although this is initially a 6 month FTC there is a high chance that it will lead to a permanent position and also offers you the chance to develop your skill set and gain experience with a highly recognised company. There is also the opportunity to travel across the country!

As the Communications Assistant you will be working very closely with the Communications and Government Affairs Manager as well as the PR and Communications Manager to help support the promotion of a favourable image of the company through effective external communications and PR. You will become an integral part in the positive links with key governmental and non-governmental stake holders through producing press releases, letters to editors and politicians as well as contributing to current media issues.

For more information and to apply for this role, head over to http://www.brandrecruitment.co.uk/pr-and-marketing-jobs-search/view/communications-assistant/