EMEA PR Manager

EMEA PR Manager

Job Title: EMEA PR Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Malling, Kent
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: 895768_1554479817
Contact Name: Desi Koleva
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2019 16:56

Job Description

Due to continued success, my client is looking to bring an experienced PR individual to join their Corporate Marketing team in Kent area.

You will be part of a company that designs, develops, manufactures and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. They offer a diversified portfolio that serves a number of application in Government & Defence, industrial & Commercial Markets. The organisation brings innovative sensing solutions into daily life through thermal imaging, visible-light imaging, video analytics, measurement and diagnostic and advanced threat detection systems.

About the role:

*Devising the PR strategy and managing execution of PR efforts to help achieve more visibility in the region and aid business unit revenue goals.
*You will be the point-person for all company's PR activities in EMEA and responsible for raising generating press coverage for their products and the brand in both national and trade outlets.
*You'll identify stories originating from the region, conduct fact-finding efforts to develop assets, customers or spokespeople,and receive guidance and resources from corporate PR to help locate and package newsworthy stories.
*You will have agency resources at your disposal to help you secure mainstream and select trade coverage, and you'll work with the agencies to prioritize, plan and achieve positive outcomes in the form of coverage and product placement.
*You will also help determine the right balance of agency resources, create KPIs for each agency and push them to deliver.
*You will evaluate their performance and make recommendations for any needed agency resource changes.


*Drive proactive storytelling to EMEA trade outlets with direct outreach to press or through managed agencies
*Drive proactive storytelling efforts to UK, Germany national outlets through managed agencies
*Agency strategy and resource management
*Manage reactive PR and regional product placement activities
*Drive and/or support EMEA events
*Writing content for News blog
*You will manage multiple agencies funded both by business units
*You will manage the budget
*Travel is required to trade shows, media events, partner and internal meetings. Approximately 35% travel.

About you:

*Bachelor's degree
*PR experience a must
*Must be a self-starter
*Ability to juggle and execute multiple tasks
*Proven ability to identify stories and secure press coverage
*Excellent writer and communicator
*Ability to develop and foster relationships with European journalists
*Experience in technology or military press a plus

PR Manager
Base: Kent
Salary: £39,000 - 45,000 + benefits

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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