PR / Communications Manager - Yorkshire
As a leading player within their industry this role offers the right person a great opportunity to make a name for themselves in the PR / comms industry. You will be responsible for both proactive and reactive communications and will run the media relations function. On top of day-to-day PR activities such as drafting press releases and media statements for local and national press you will also manage a programme of external events and lead in the creation of a new corporate website. Whilst this role is a maternity cover role for a fixed term of 12 months, the business is seeing significant growth currently and longer term opportunities could be a possibility.
·Drafting and distribution of press releases, media statements and communications to local, regional and national media.
·Build relationships with key journalist across all media.
·Respond to incoming media enquiries in an efficient and effective manner.
·Lead relationship with external PR agency.
·Manage programme of external events to promote the corporate vision.
·Lead in creation of new corporate website.
·Experienced PR and communications professional with consumer PR experience.
·Demonstrable experience handling crisis communications and/or working in a high-profile industry.
·Proven ability to integrate communications strategy into events and website.
·Excellent interpersonal skills, able to quickly build relationships and to manage relationships at a senior level in big brand consumer businesses.
This PR Manager job is commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate and York
MET Marketing is acting as an employment agency in relation to this Communications Manager job.
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