PR Manager – South East

Public Relations
Ref: 479 Date Posted: Friday 08 Apr 2022
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PR Manager

Membership Body

Aldershot, Hampshire – 2 Days Office, 3 Days Home

Basic Salary £42,000 Benefits Include 25 Days Holiday and Pension Scheme

 

My client a well-established and leading membership body, trade association is currently searching for a PR Manager.

 

If you have experience as a PR, Public Relations Manager working for a Trade Association, Professional Body, Membership Body, Not for Profit, Subscription company or similar we would love to hear from you.

 

The Role

 

The PR manager will use their communications expertise and knowledge to drive the development and delivery of comprehensive internal and external communications.  You will be adept at crafting messages, press releases, Q&As and briefing packs.  You will embrace researching and writing engaging articles for our quarterly trade-facing magazine and tracking the effectiveness of internal & external communications and channels to continuously improve the way they work for a not-for-profit trade association.
 

Key responsibilities

 

Managing external PR and communications to members and stakeholders via a variety of channels, including print, email and social media

Developing stories for the media and for the member magazine

Preparing PR and communications material – this could include providing content for the hobby press (magazines), editing technical pieces, constructing position statements and uploading items for trade facing websites

Supporting the senior management team offering advice and guidance on effective PR activities and communication delivery

Ensuring PR/communications messages are consistent across all mediums and are appropriate for different stakeholders

Creating content for specific communications events e.g. seminars or presentations.

 

Skills knowledge and expertise

 

Creative flair to develop engaging PR and communications, with exceptional writing and editing skills

Outstanding communicator with the ability to operate at all levels of the business

Experience of working in a fast-paced organisation (ideally non-profit trade-facing); adaptable and comfortable working in areas of change, with good organisational ability

Experience of working with diverse teams in multiple locations and remotely

Demonstrable experience of developing and executing PR/communications plans, and relationship building within complex organisations

Professional or higher qualification in journalism/communications is desirable

Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities

Passionate about contributing to the organisation and its vision for its future

CIPR qualification would be advantageous

 

To apply to this role please send your CV.

 

Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.

 

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