Delightful charity in South Staffordshire is looking to recruit a Deputy PR Manager, ideally with retail or charity experience.
This well known, unique charity require a Deputy PR Manager with exceptional communication skills, the ability to spot a newsworthy story from a mile away and the capability to create amazing content, for a diverse selection of demographics. This is quite a varied role and on any given day, you might be writing a press release surrounding a highly sensitive subject matter one minute, followed by writing upbeat, consumer focused blog content for an affiliate partner the next. What makes this charity so unique is the relationships they hold with their affiliate retail partners and this is crucial to their fundraising, and your role will be key to upholding the reputation that these partners expect. You’ll work on your own portfolio of projects whilst supporting the wider team, being responsible for delivering quick and accurate responses to media enquiries, remaining abreast of national and relevant focus stories and identifying opportunities and issues as they arise. In addition to this, you’ll manage the charity’s presence at events including negotiating speaker opportunities, managing logistics and erecting stand spaces. You’ll deputise for the PR Manager in their absence and liaise with other key managers across the charity to make sure that PR strategies are a success.
What we’re looking for
Essentially, we are looking for a PR professional with five or more years’ experience in PR. As this charity have a chain of successful retail stores, a background in fashion or retail PR would be a huge bonus. If you have past experience of writing insightful and impactful content for a charity, even better! Experience of managing a small team is a must as you will be deputing for the PR manager on regular occasions plus managing multiple projects at any given time. We need someone with a proven ability to identify newsworthy content and successfully sell it in to the appropriate publications.
What’s on offer?
You’ll join a lovely charity that has enjoyed decades of success and is very close to people’s hearts. This role offers a wonderful mix being able to make a worthwhile contribution towards improving people’s lives and the opportunity to create truly insightful content, whilst working in fashion PR at the same time! Salary is £27 to £30k and you’d be working in a location close to excellent motorway links, within easy access from Birmingham, Lichfield, Stafford, Wolverhampton, Sutton Coldfield or Stoke. Please email your CV via the link.Apply for role