Appointed - In-house Corporate PR Officer – FTSE100 consumer brand – London

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £32,000 - £39,000 + bonus and big company benefits
  • Ref: RW-1607-3635
  • 2016-07-29T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield

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Exciting newly created position within an incredibly popular and well respected consumer retailer.

The established and well-structured corporate communications team is seeking a confident, proactive and results-driven PR Officer who revels in a fast paced environment.
Based in an open plan and well-facilitated office in central London, everyone in the team has a hands on and creative approach. The culture is collaborative, open and passionate; employees are being well-looked after with excellent benefits and training programmes.

Over 150,000 employees in the UK, this company is the top 3 largest retailer in their industry. With big investment in their innovative technology, this is an exciting time to join the business to proactively promote their on-going as well as newly designed integrated campaigns. To be considered for this role, you are likely to be a creative and results-driven Account Manager or Senior Account Manager in a corporate/consumer communications agency or an in-house Press Officer with strong track record of running integrated campaigns and working for big brands.

The key responsibilities for this London based in-house Corporate PR Officer include:

  • Proactively identify and create corporate PR stories to support the business’ wider communication strategy
  • Leading the execution of campaigns in order to raise the profile across the general merchandise, food and other retail businesses
  • Secure positive coverage about the business amongst key audiences, with a particular focus on media and social media
  • Work closely with and support the Senior Corporate Communications Manager on pricing initiatives
  • Support senior members for reputation and issues management

Competencies for this London based in-house Corporate PR Officer:

  • 3+ years corporate/consumer PR experience ideally working for big brands either from agency or in-house
  • Solid track record for running successful social media and digital campaigns
  • Excellent UK media contacts – consumer and corporate
  • Ambitious, self-motivated, and enjoy a fast paced work environment
  • Confident and strong relationship building skills
  • Results driven, solution focused and embrace open and honest culture
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and passionate