PR Manager - Part-Time

Job Category: PR Manager Job Location: London, South East England, United Kingdom 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