Vision Direct, Digital PR Executive - UK / US / IE

Vision Direct Europe Ltd
London (Greater)
£25,000 - £29,999
11 Feb 2018
23 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Digital PR Manager (UK / US / IE) will be responsible for all Digital PR, Outreach and Influencer activity for the UK, US and IE market.

This role will deliver the overall Digital PR strategy ensuring we are maximising opportunities for coverage within the relevant market(s).

This role will also oversee communications with external suppliers, such as local PR/link-building agencies.

Things you’ll do:

  • Develop and deliver top-level localised PR strategies to support overall SEO objectives
  • Pitch and follow-up with journalists, editors, influencers and webmasters
  • Develop a localised PR calendar to outline timings for campaigns
  • Identify & onboard potential local partners, charities and industry experts
  • Identify and develop relationships with key influencers
  • Build relationships with business & trade press
  • On-going competitor research, reporting back internally on best practices
  • Monitor online media for new coverage
  • Respond to journalist requests
  • Liaise and report on performance of any outreach/PR partner agencies
  • Weekly and monthly reporting on campaign performance
  • Concepting, list building & research for campaigns
  • Writing copy for campaigns, including press releases, pre-written articles and exclusive comments

Required skills and experience:

  • 2+ years experience in a digital PR and/or link-building role, preferably for an e-commerce company
  • Strong background within content marketing
  • Good understanding of SEO
  • Exceptional written and spoken English
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at one time

Things you’ll get:

  • Starting salary of £25-28k (DOE)
  • Company pension paying up to 4%
  • Staff discount on Vision Direct products
  • Plenty of training and development opportunities

Apply by completing the application form below. 

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