- Content - Developer - PR & Marketing
07 September 2018 X

Outreach and PR Executive–

Salary £22,000 - £25,000
Location Leeds
Type Permanent
Sector Marketing

About the post–

POST- recruitment is recruiting for one of our favourite digital agencies in Leeds, due to their continued growth, they are looking to appoint an additional Outreach and PR executive.

You'll be working within the digital PR and outreach team. Your primary duties will include finding opportunities for online press coverage across relevant external sites, tapping into journalist request databases and connecting with relevant publications and influencers.

You'll play a huge part in driving engagement with new and existing content on our brand websites through content and social media promotion, working closely with the SEO teams to help drive brands visibility.

Success in this role will be measured by your ability to secure required coverage against the strategy set - improving overall online visibility and engagement.

The Digital PR & Outreach Executive will need to be able to adeptly manage tight deadlines and prioritise work on several key accounts.

The candidate will ideally have strong experience (2-3 years) in digital marketing.

Day to day tasks include:

  • Building relationships with journalists, publications, and influencers
  • Working with the content team to generate ideas for engaging content and planning how to promote it to the desired audiences
  • Securing coverage against detailed campaign objectives
  • Demonstrate creativity and the ability to come up with innovative and original ideas for campaigns for a wide variety of clients
  • Be able to adapt their tone according to the vertical and audience.
  • Have a strong ability to identify and develop hooks and angles, dependent on the publication
  • Championing best practice and internal processes - ensuring you lead by example with rigour and attention to detail at all times.
  • Business development skills: spotting opportunities

What we need from you–

  • The ability to research and identify link opportunities.
  • The ability to communicate with both B2B and B2C audiences face-to-face, on the phone, and through email.
  • An understanding of SEO, including link-building, digital PR, and content marketing.
  • Passionate about SEO, PR and Social Engagement with a general thirst for digital knowledge and a significant interest in new platforms and channels
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and remain calm under pressure.
  • Credible, confident and articulate, with good communication and presentation skills.
  • Innovative and creative, with a concise, precise and effective approach to problem solving
  • Must have excellent client management and communication skills
  • Must have a creative eye with attention to detail
  • Be aptitude and eager to learn quickly in a dynamic and fast moving industry
  • Proactive with a can-do attitude, full of great ideas and able to get stuff done autonomously
  • A strong ability to juggle tasks, prioritise and manage time effectively

What you’ll get–

  • £22,000 - £25,000
  • Great office location
  • Friendly family ethos
  • Fantastic transport links

If you are interested in this role, please apply ASAP. This vacancy is being advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Post Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency, visit our website for more details.