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Portsmouth 4 Castle View, Trafalgar Wharf Hampshire PO6 4PX

PR Manager

2020-03-17 13:06:11 2020-06-17 Executives In Sport Group

Ref: 33291

  • Location:

    London

  • Salary:

    Competitive

    GBP
  • Type:

    Permanent

Job Description:

WHO ARE THEY AND WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR//

A leading sports governing body are looking for a PR Manager to join the team and lead on the planning and implementation of campaigns to grow the sport.
 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING//

  • Manage and deliver key project tasks including day-to-day overall project management, campaign planning, PR/social media implementation, client liaison, journalist/stakeholder/influencer management
  • Create innovative PR campaigns, taking influence from the wider sports industry
  • Drafting of media materials [e.g. press releases, statements,
  • messaging/remarks, Q&As etc.]
  • Demonstrate sports and media industry insights and identify emerging trends
  • Manage a team of PR Executives to produce industry leading campaigns
  • Create and build strong relationships with relevant media and key players in the industry
  • Manage the PR budget
     

THE SKILLS & EXPERIENCE YOU NEED//

  • Experience in a PR focussed role (ideally with an agency or a rights holder)
  • Experience within sport and a real passion for the industry
  • Experience in communications/PR/PA industry (in-house or agency background, ideally with sports organisations, clubs, federations, events, rights holders or brands)
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Experience managing a team of people
  • Digital native – Experienced in developing online and social media strategies and managing the roll-out of digital content campaigns
  • Knowledge/interest/awareness of the evolving sports and digital landscape/trends
  • Passion for sport and knowledge of the current UK and international sporting landscape
  • Existing relationships and/or good knowledge of key journalists/influencers/bloggers and media outlets in the sports world
  • Focused, self-motivated, results-oriented, creative, energetic, hardworking, committed, ambitious and confident
  • Excellent organisational skills, able to work under pressure, prioritise effectively and is deadline-driven
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills – personable, articulate and well-presented

 

To apply please press the apply button or get in touch with Emma at The Executives in Sport Group for an informal discussion.  

Please note that shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 72 hours of application and due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide specific feedback on unsuccessful applications.

 

Emma Holloway

Emma Holloway

Consultant

0203 6 574 574

emma@eisg.com

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