Public Relations Manager job

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Public Relations Manager
  • £35,000.00 to £40,000.00 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Posted: 5 months ago
  • Blackburn, United Kingdom
  • 1 vacancies
  • Expires on: 27-09-2019
Job Description

CVVID is looking for a media and public relations specialist to join the growing team.


We are looking for someone who can drive proactive media outreach, act quickly and efficiently on time-sensitive inbound requests, and develop strong working relationships with key media agencies.


We are disrupting the recruitment industry, and also moving leaps and bounds in the careers educations, and we need someone who has experience in both field preferably to highlight our achievements and offering to the media outlets to grow our reach. 


About what you’ll be doing


  • helping to form and design of the company’s PR strategy including sourcing new approaches and building internal relationships to gain ideas and input.
  • Serve as a point person on all proactive and reactive media matters related to regional and national public relations campaigns in English
  • Identify and gain support from key influencers to built momentum.
  • Attend key events and organise key events that will help promote our key strategic outcomes.
  • Develop timely and opportunistic communications materials designed to attract the attention of journalists.
  • Other copy writing as required – such as web copy, internal messaging and articles for a various audiences.
  • Work with the bid writer and other team members to stay afloat of the direction of the organisation.
  • Help out with the things that we have no idea are coming. Dive into supporting any team member when needed – from snapping photos to taking over projects out of your comfort zone.




About you:


  • At least three years in a PR agency, or five years relevant media relations experience, preferably in either insurance, professional services, banking, or general B2B.
  • Worked in the Education and Recruitment sectors (preferred)
  • Completed undergraduate or advanced college diploma in journalism, communications or public relations.
  • Ability to work as a team player in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and industry-standard media measurement tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks based on relative importance and urgency.
  • Works well under pressure and can effectively and professionally handle tough issues in a complex, matrix organisation.
  • Strong presentation skills and the ability to communicate with professionals at all levels within the firm.
  • Keen to learn, grow and develop both personally and professionally.




  • Be a self starter and use initiative when required for the benefit of the organisation 

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