PR Manager - Part-Time

Our client is an iconic watch and jewellery company based in London. They are presently looking for a PR Manager to join their team to support one of their fast-developing brands, holding responsibility for creating and managing PR and events strategy for the UK and Ireland. This is a part time role that will report into the Brand Manager and Head of Communication.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a clear understanding of brands audience and its relevant media landscape
  • Management of the press sample collection and all editorial photo-shoots
  • Maximise editorial coverage through special stories and events - feature pieces and profile stories for the brands
  • Ensure excellent media relationships within key media,
  • Identify and facilitate new joint venture and partnership PR opportunities that are relevant for the UK market
  • Manage the distribution of press releases, and images to agreed media
  • Responsible for the creation of an annual events strategy working in line with the marketing objectives and within budget
  • Work closely with the Marketing Manager/Brand Manager to create an effective public relations strategy to reach both existing and potential consumers
  • Create a close working relationship with the brand HQ’s to ensure correct and smooth communication with the media
  • Request and manage requests for interviews withsenior executives, working closely with the Head of Communications
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the brand product
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate all brand media PR events
  • Maintain press clippings folders for archive, updating on a regular basis
  • Bi-annual statistical analysis of all editorial results for review, feedback and to set future objectives with Head of Communications
  • Provide regular PR activity updates to the Head of Communications and work in line with the objectives set

Skills for the role

  • Experience within brand PR and Events
  • Proven time management skills and the ability to create and manage strategies
  • Excellent media contacts, and the ability to develop and strengthen new relationships relevant for the brands
  • An ability to work with different teams, and to demonstrate a flexibility to work across many projects at the same time under pressure
  • Experience within the watch and jewellery industry an advantage
  • A proactive attitude to generating press coverage essential
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • A good standard of IT expertise