Responsibilities

  • Planning, developing and implementing PR strategies.
  • Communicating with colleagues and key spokespeople.
  • Liaising with, and answering enquiries from media, individuals and other organisations, often via telephone and email.
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Collating and analysing media coverage.
  • Writing and editing in-house magazines, case studies, speeches, articles and annual reports.
  • Preparing and supervising the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes.
  • Devising and coordinating photo opportunities.
  • Organising events including press conferences, exhibitions, open days and press tours.
  • Maintaining and updating information on the organisation's website.
  • Managing and updating information and engaging with users on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
  • Sourcing and managing speaking and sponsorship opportunities
  • Commissioning market research.
  • Fostering community relations through events such as open days and through involvement in community initiatives.
  • Managing the PR aspect of a potential crisis situation.
Requirements
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Drive, competence, flexibility and a willingness to learn.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to multitask.
  • The ability to cope with pressure.
  • Creativity, imagination and initiative
  • Good teamwork, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs.