Up to £24,000 PA
8.5 hours (including half hour lunch) between 7am and 7pm, 4 days per week
Dedicated training budget to further develop your skills and knowledge
Annual bonus based on personal and company performance
Contributory pension scheme
We are Marketing Signals, and we know digital marketing. We live and breathe digital marketing strategies, delivering search engine marketing that consistently generates results for businesses and some of the world’s most recognizable brands.
We are looking for an experienced PR Executive to work alongside a great team on national and regional projects for established brands within the Fashion, Fitness and Accountancy sectors.
Working closely with the Digital PR Campaign Manager, you will be responsible for delivering PR media strategies for our clients, helping them achieve their marketing goals.
The PR team works flexible hours, and the role itself is 100% location independent, allowing you to live anywhere in the world. Be it the beaches in Miami or in a mountain resort in the Swiss Alps – the choice is yours.
This is a huge opportunity for you to help ideate and create engaging campaigns for a variety of top brands and work with an award-winning agency that over the last couple of years, has seen explosive growth.
Are you ready to get started?
If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, then read on to learn more about our company and how to apply for the position.
What is the PR Executive role?
You will get heavily involved with delivery work, such as press release writing, pitching to journalists to raise brand awareness, ensuring KPIs are met and coming up with effective solutions to ensure coverage is secured.
You will support the Digital PR Campaign Manager in creating meaningful client reports in a timely manner and begin to understand what could be done to deliver even better outcomes.
Externally, you will be working closely with key journalists, bloggers, and other media influencers, and will be required to forge and nurture relationships in order to help us achieve our campaign goals. You will also build relationships with the clients to understand their plans and objectives.
Other responsibilities include assisting with and consulting on, the creation of the media list for outreach as well as researching current trends or other notable campaign successes across the industry.
What skills and experience are needed?
- 1+ years experience in a similar role
- Issuing Press releases (Desirable)
- Knowledge of how to successfully pitch your ideas to journalists
- General knowledge of SEO concepts and metrics
- Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
- Proficient with Microsoft office and Google workspace
- Well organised
- Attention to detail
- Time management
- Creative ideation
What’s the culture like?
Our company is built on a culture of living life on your terms. Being a location-independent full-time position is one of the many benefits! You’ll be free to work anywhere in the world that serves your creativity best. The choice is yours.
We aren’t going to chain you to a cubicle. We’re not a FTSE 100 company and you won’t be some badge number in the corporate machine. We will want your input and insight.
A flexible work day of 7 hours, however, due to the nature of the role, your hours would still need to coincide with the UK. So the core hours would need to be between 10am and 4pm
When you first start off, you will be training with our Head of PR for the first week. This is to show you the ropes, and introduce you to your colleagues and relevant stakeholders.
Probation is 6 months, and after this time you will be introduced to our bonus scheme, which is based on individual and company performance.
In this industry it’s important to stay up to date with any changes, so personal development is very important to us. So if you have a passion for all things digital and are willing to enhance your own knowledge by keeping up with the latest industry developments, we have a dedicated training budget to help supplement that further.
Our company also holds annual meetups (a-la Christmas party) where we gather in a fun location and celebrate a year’s hard work together.
Through open, forthright and transparent collaboration – treat everyone with respect and courtesy
On the brief, client needs and success – Client satisfaction is your highest aim
To create, work and breathe – Let originality be your motivator
By data, results and each other – Be better everyday
To earn trust, develop and innovate – You can achieve more
We take huge pride in the work that we do and expect you to do the same.
Sounds great, how do I apply?
Here is the sequence of events we use when hiring our new Senior PR Account Executive:
- Send an updated CV and some examples of campaigns you have worked on to [email protected]
- This will be reviewed for suitability
- If you meet the requirements, we will then schedule an initial chat to go over some screening questions
- You will be given a to a task to complete
- We will review your task
- Second interviews will be done and a final decision made
- The chosen applicant will then be announced with a job offer and start date