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PR Manager

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7 Sep 2022

PR Manager, 12 month FTC- leading insurance groupYour New CompanyOur client is a leading global insurance group based in South London offering a broad range of products and services, offering an amazing opportunity for a PR manager to join the company on a 12 month contract. The insurance group own market leading brands and are looking to hire an expert within PR and crisis communications to manage their pro-active and re-active media engagement.Your New RoleThe role involves working closing alongside multiple PR agencies to deliver award winning proactive campaigns. Outstanding communication, relationship building, and senior stakeholder management are vital to the success of this role. The company offers an agile working model allowing this individual to work alongside the broader marketing team of around 60 professionals and take full control of leading media campaigns for the brand.Job duties include:

  • Creating and executing the PR strategy across the brand
  • Management of external PR agencies, working closely with these individuals to advice and expertise on media strategy
  • Supporting senior stakeholders and establishing a strong internal network
  • Leasing with various journalists in relation to a wide range of issues
  • Working closely with the Social Media team to enhance stories
  • Identify opportunities and secure positive coverage through news storiesWhat You'll Need to Succeed:Experience working as a PR specialist in an agency or in-house role with extensive knowledge based around crisis management. This individual must have solid media relationships and crisis communications expertise with an extensive list of having worked with key journalists.
  • 5 years minimum of previous PR experience within the same or similar industry
  • Consumer facing regulated industry
  • Substantial knowledge in UK Press
  • A creative mindset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in dealing with sensitive information, issues and crisis scenarios
  • Works calmly under pressure and strong problem-solving skillsWhat You Will Get in Return
  • Competitive salary dependant on previous experience
  • Opportunity to work for influential and prominent company and gain exposure on a global scale
  • Hybrid / flexible working, 2 days in the office a week allowing for work-life balance
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Generous pension contribution
  • Potential chance for the role to become permanent

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  • Job Reference: 706413536-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
    Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent