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30 May 2022

PR Outreach Executive

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Hours

Full-time

Location

Leeds

Department

PR

Salary

Dependent on experience

The Role

We’re looking for a dedicated PR outreach specialist who thrives on chatting to journalists, building relationships and sending out the latest and greatest content.

As a PR Outreach Executive, you’ll support teams across the entire PR department to build media lists, craft press releases and fine-tune outreach emails in several sectors including travel, hospitality, tech and more.

Jaywing is a people-first agency and the person we are looking for must have a passion for supporting and empowering the team around them. We celebrate each other every day and will always champion an individual for who they are. You’ll be part of a dynamic, diverse and fun team who thrive on having fun together first and foremost.

 

Key Accountabilities 

  • Working into the Media Relations and Outreach Lead, as part of a dedicated team of promotion specialists, you’ll be the first point of contact for journalists, and directly responsible for selling in stories across our clients
  • Actively monitoring the media on a daily / hourly basis, spotting trends, pitching reactive opportunities to PR Account Managers and securing quick win coverage
  • Using tools such as ResponseSource and Buzzsumo to stay one step ahead of the media agenda, and make sure we’re distributing timely, relevant content to journalists
  • Continually monitoring for coverage, and keeping detailed records and helping Account Managers translate these into client reports on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Helping shape creative ideas, press releases and outreach emails to drive pick-up and ensure press appeal
  • Developing and maintaining accurate, up to date media lists utilising tools including Roxhill
  • Attending idea generation sessions across a range of client sectors and verticals

 

Skills Required

  • Proactive approach to learning
  • Excellent written skills and attention to detail
  • Active appetite for and understanding of media content, being a regular consumer of news in all its formats
  • Understanding of how to confidently and effectively pitch stories and content to media
  • Strong communication skills – you are approachable, friendly and empowering
  • Strong team player – supporting others across the whole department when needed and always proactively looking for opportunities for all clients
  • A passion for PR and creative content

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