PR Executive

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  • LU7, Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire View on Map
  • Post Date : March 13, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 23, 2023
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

We are looking for a PR Executive to join our small but busy PR and Communications team based in Leighton Buzzard. This exciting role will help in the day-to-day management of the Group’s press office function. You will support with creating and implementing the strategic communications plan by working closely with the PR Manager and Head of PR & Communications to help develop impactful news stories, campaigns and services whilst enhancing the reputation of our brands. You will also assist with reactive media enquiries and issues management.

Key responsibilities of the PR Executive:

* Assist with the day-to-day management of the Groups press office function with support from the PR Manager.

* Help manage and develop relationships with key stakeholders to deliver the communications plan ensuring all external messaging is aligned.

* Support with developing social media strategies with the aim of increasing brand awareness in line with wider corporate strategy.

* Assist with updating and creating captivating content for the Group on social media sites and on corporate websites.

* Respond to journalists' requests, arranging interviews and organising press visits to help achieve positive press opportunities and maintain strong relationships.

* Work alongside the PR & Communications team to maintain corporate charity partnership, including promoting fundraising efforts and opportunities.

* Support with reactive media inquiries and issues management.

Experience & skills required to be a successful PR Executive:

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with good attention to detail and accuracy

* Someone who is reactive and able to adapt quickly in a busy press office environment, with the ability to juggle competing priorities and manage a challenging workload

* Strong stakeholder management skills

* A thorough understanding of the UK media landscape and how it works

* Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

* Passionate about PR and communications

* Proven experience in media relations and press office work

* Experience of working with a broad range of stakeholders

* Demonstrable experience of campaign management

Connells Group is the largest and most successful estate agency and property services provider in the UK and, as of March 2021, also encompasses Countrywide. Founded in 1936 and with a network of over 1,200 branches nationwide, the Group combines residential sales and lettings expertise with a range of consumer and corporate services including new homes, mortgage services, conveyancing, EPC provision, surveying, corporate lettings, asset management, land & planning, LPA receivers and auctions.

Connells Group UK is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity

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