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The Role
As PR Manager you will be responsible for managing the PR strategy for your company, running integrated campaign across traditional, digital and social platforms as well as creating content and creative ideas. You will develop a strategy and implement this with the help of your team. You will be strategic and will often work with the PR Director or Head of PR. You will be hands on in creating content across press releases, articles, blogs and thought leadership, managing social media platforms for your company and selling into the media. You will also be responsible for planning and delivering events both internally and externally and managing press days. You will be responsible for crisis communications for your brand and be ready to respond in the very best way, ensuing the right communications at the right time.
As PR Manager you will either sit within the PR and communications team, or in a small organisation you might sit within the Marketing team, working closely together.
As PR Manager you will likely report into a PR Director of Head of PR and may also have some direct reports at PR Executive or Senior PR Executive level. You will be responsible for coaching and mentoring your junior team and overseeing the content they are creating.
As PR Manager you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Ensure in-depth knowledge of the current media landscape and relevance for company brands and campaigns
  • Draft, gain approval for and issue press releases and feature information for all key launches and initiatives
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of how media ideas can be translated across digital and social media channels
  • Align relevant platform knowledge to campaign strategies to meet objectives
  • Regularly review coverage to spot potential gaps in media support and address accordingly
  • Meet regularly with key media in order to build relationships, maintain an in-depth knowledge of their brand and to talk through potential new opportunities
  • Managing budgets and reporting back
About Hertfordshire
Hertfordshire - or 'Herts' as it is known by local adjoins Greater London to the south and can be reached with 20 minutes by train from the capital. It is a commuter heavy county due to it good transport links and easy access to London.
Hertfordshire county comprises 10 districts: East Hertfordshire, North Hertfordshire, Three Rivers, and Welwyn Hatfield; the boroughs of Broxbourne, Dacorum, Hertsmere, Stevenage, and Watford; and the city of St. Albans.
The county is home to the first garden cities Letchworth and Welwyn. It also has two major international airports Luton and Stansted.
Hertfordshire is recognised as a great place to bring up family with over 525 schools plus a huge range of places to walk, cycle and play in the countryside.

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