PR Executive - Home-based

Location
Remote Position
Salary
£25,000 to £30,000 DOE
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
27 Apr 2018
Function
Specialist
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Flexible

EAK Digital is looking to hire a rockstar PR professional who gets a buzz out of seeing their client in the press. The ideal candidate for this role would be a go-getter, hugely ambitious and proactive in their approach. A great peoples person who is able to communicate both internally and externally in order to build relationships that ultimately provide value for our client base.

Job Responsibilities:

- Conduct media research using our chose media software, researching journalists and publications that would be interested in featuring our client.

- Attend weekly status calls with the client.

- Able to confidently relay information both verbally and written, explaining why a new opportunity or publication would be a good fit for the client.

- Proactively suggest new angles/hooks for our client based on what is going on in their business.

- Successfully pitch journalists and regularly secure press coverage for our clients and their businesses.

- Occasionally attend and contribute to client workshops in person.

Desired Experience -

- Previous success in gaining international press coverage in particular in the business/finance publications like Forbes, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Inc Magazine, Financial Times etc.

- Previous experience working within a B2B environment and working closely with Founders, CEO's, CMO's and other members of the C suite. (Preferred but not essential)

- Existing relationships with journalists at major publications and industry-specific publications.

- A degree related to the field of Public Relations (Preferred but not essential)

- A track record of working with clients as individuals and gaining press coverage to boost their personal brand.

- A strong understanding of leading podcasts and industry-specific speaking opportunities.

When applying please include your portfolio/best pieces of press coverage you have gained.

Paid at an hourly rate circa £25,000.00 - £30,000.00 (dependent on experience)

Up to 5 hours per day.

Remote, home-based position.

Job Type: Contract