Job Title Communications/PR Manager

Location Leicestershire

Salary Between £30,000 and £40,000 per annum

The Role

Optima are recruiting on behalf of an innovative marketing agency based in Leicestershire. Our client delivers full strategic campaigns and are solely focussed on ensuring the customer journey provided to their clients is exemplary. A fantastic business with a dynamic culture who are looking to add to their growing business a strong, passionate and tenacious individual with previous experience of working within a marketing agency or on the client side.

As a Communications/PR Manager, you will manage a portfolio of clients' PR accounts and provide strategic council to aid their PR and wider marketing campaigns by:

  • Providing innovative and creative ideas;

  • Building relationships with key media contacts;

  • Writing and delivering engaging press releases;

  • Handling budgets and managing campaign costs;

  • Analysing PR coverage and providing written reports.

You will also be required to be involved in pitching for new business.

The Candidate

You will be an experienced PR Account Manager or Communications Manager, looking to expand on your current knowledge and experience and grow with an innovative marketing agency.

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience within an agency or client environment;

  • Relevant degree in Public Relations, Journalism or Marketing Communications;

  • High attention to detail;

  • Exceptional communication skills - both presentation, verbal and written;

  • Have a flair for creativity, strategic thinking and innovation;

  • Outstanding organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and portfolios;

  • You will be required to hold a full, clean driving license.

The Package

  • Salary: between £30,000 and £40,000 per annum, depending on experience.

  • 25 days' holiday + extra 3 days over the Christmas holiday period.

  • Working from home policy.

  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing packages available to all employees.

  • Working hours: 9AM - 5:30PM, Monday to Friday.

£30,000–£40,000 per annum

£11.00–£13.00 per hour

£9.00–£13.77 per hour