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PR & Content Manager Required

Wed 23 Dec 2015

Smart Group, Covent Garden, London are recruiting! A brand new opportunity for a talented *PR & Content Manager* to join our exciting marketing team. 





Purpose of the Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing, privately owned group of hospitality, catering and event management businesses based in central London. Multi award-winning Smart (Group) Ltd is at the forefront of the event management industry with an enviable portfolio of companies.

We are seeking a creative and passionate PR & Content Manager. You will work closely alongside the marketing team and will take responsibility for the creation and implementation of our PR, Content & Social strategy. We are looking for a dynamic and confident self-starter, who can develop and maintain relationships with key journalists and media within the event industry, with excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Work with Sales, Marketing and senior Management to develop and implement the company's PR strategy and plan; and report against agreed KPIs
  • Identify and develop strong relationships with the media (media channels; national, regional and local press; event trade press; and social media); identifying and engaging key influencers
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media; collating and analysing media coverage; writing and editing internal PR updates
  • Identify opportunities for external brand partnerships that will further Smarts position in the market place
  • Develop and deliver a brand-building content plan for Smart
  • Working with the Marketing Managers / Executive to curate, edit and write content for our website; emails and newsletters; social media channels; blogs
  • Attend Smart events; producing case studies; devising and coordinating photo opportunities; organising events including showcases and press tours
  • Create and coordinate social media campaigns; monitor and engage appropriately with key online communities; and report against agreed social media KPIs

What we’re looking for:

  • Proven track record (5 years +) ideally in events & catering  focused PR, social media and/or communications role
  • Evidence of building key relationships and delivering impactful PR campaigns
  • Background/ qualifications in PR & Communications / Marketing / Journalism or related field
  • Superior writing and verbal communication and presentation skills; excellent content and copywriting skills; writing content which is optimised for SEO
  • Evidence of innovation and a passion for social media
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Dynamic, motivated, and entrepreneurial minded with an internal drive to continuously hit goals and deadlines within a fast-paced, high energy environment

If you would like to apply, please contact email with a covering letter & C.V.

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