Interim PR and Social Media Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £40,000 - £47,000 PRO RATA
  • Ref: RS-1902-6409
  • 2019-02-11T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Interim

Immediate opportunity to join a future-focused organisation based in London

The opportunity
An organisation which drives innovation in urban planning and infrastructure needs interim support for a key role within its Communications Team.  The Interim PR and Social Media Manager will lead day-to-day activity across all communications channels and audiences, with the emphasis on developing the organisation’s social media presence and effectiveness.
Main responsibilities

  • Devise and implement communications plans and strategies for developing and disseminating content across traditional and social digital channels, including third party platforms
  • Proactively work to secure media coverage through the dissemination of positive news and by actively tracking, and capitalising on, the news agenda
  • Lead on all social media, across all platforms, crafting dynamic and engaging content that achieves essential cut through above the noise
  • Define, curate and lead a social media content plan across all social channels designed to engage key stakeholders and create an interactive relationship between media, businesses and the organisation
  • Act as the central point of contact for internal communications and manage the channels on behalf of the leadership team.

Key skills and experience required

  • Degree-level qualification in communications, public relations or related field, or substantial equivalent experience.
  • Excellent ability to write in English, translating complex material into easy to read promotional copy
  • Essential and proven previous experience managing social media as part of an integrated marketing approach
  • Demonstrable experience in editing websites, including working with a content management system, e.g. Wordpress and master website analytics
  • A keen news sense and strong knowledge of the UK media landscape across all its platforms.

This is a three-month contract initially, paying a pro rata salary of up to £47,000 or equivalent day rate.  Please apply below or email for more details.


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