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PR Executive, 3-month contract, Corporate & Consumer, Central London, Consumer, Corporate
£23,000 (REF. BB509683)

Our client is a leading body in the travel industry, playing an important role in resolving consumer disputes, setting industry standards and dealing with a wealth of industry-wide issues. They are looking for a talented PR Executive to join an experienced, creative and dynamic communications team for the next three months. You’ll work within a busy and exciting press office environment, dealing with a range of travel, tourism and transport related issues. The successful candidate will work across consumer, trade and corporate media relations to drive media coverage across traditional and digital channels. You’ll have a chance to play a key role in many national media initiatives as the team embarks on aiming to build the brand’s profile amongst consumer audiences. You’ll have worked in a busy press office whilst in-house or at a fast-paced agency team. You’ll be an excellent wordsmith, with experience of spotting media opportunities and you’ll be able to communicate brand messages clearly and effectively. You’ll also have experience of using social media to engage audiences as you’ll be interweaving digital platforms into all key initiatives and campaigns. If you fit the bill, let us know straight away.

Publicist (Beauty & Personal Care), One-Year Mat Cover, Consumer
£30,000 - £40,000 (includes car allowance) (REF. BB509654)

A great role for a freelance Publicist (around Account Manager level) with a real head for product launches and brand strategy. This team specialises in beauty and male grooming products, so an interest (ideally a passion) for this sector would be a huge bonus. Don’t mistake this for a bog standard ‘media hound’ role; it’s much more strategic than that. You’ll be a consumer lifestyle specialist with an established network of contacts spanning the full media spectrum (from journalists and editors to bloggers and influencers) and able to call on your experience and understanding of the media space (including online, of course) to build long-term campaign strategies. Strong writing skills and press office experience are a given, as will be liaising with celebrity ambassadors and event management. Ideally, you’ll also have some global experience as some brands are hubbed from the London office. If you’re the digital savvy, media strategist this team is looking for – and you live and breathe beauty and/or grooming, then get in touch with Briony today.

Freelance Account Director, Consumer PR, Immediate Start, Consumer
£220 / per day (REF. FR509633)

Urgent need for a Consumer PR Freelancer at Account Director level. We’re looking for an established freelancer with excellent consumer PR credentials across household name brands, who’ll hit the ground running on some of this agency’s biggest clients. You’ll come with a stack of media contacts, strong digital credentials and a proven track record of great client management. If you’re an immediately available Account Director with a background working on big consumer brands, send your CV to Briony.

Freelance Senior Account Director, B2B & Corporate, B2B, Corporate
£240-280 per day (REF. EJD509632)

Senior freelance Consultant for a three-month contract in the busy press office of a FTSE100 business services group. Immediate start. Operating across more than a dozen sector market, including education, health, IT, emergency services, recruitment and local government, our client is one of the most high-profile operators in the business services space. Their central Press Team is currently looking for a Senior Freelancer for a three-month contract, starting asap. You’ll need to be a strong all-rounder with established B2B and corporate credentials, used to working in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Experience of working in an agency would be a definite advantage as the press office set-up very much mirrors a traditional consultancy, with matrix teams and “client portfolios” to manage. Creativity will be key here. As much as reactive media and issues management are part of their day-to-day, there is much more to get your teeth sunk into, from annual campaign planning and delivery of current long-term strategies, to new business and content management.

Account Manager, Freelance, 3 months, Financial & Professional Services, London, Corporate
£180/day (REF. BB509600)

This midsize PR consultancy boasts a foothold in the financial and professional services space, the third sector, and a sprinkling of health, wellbeing and food and drink brands. With a penchant for challenger brands, they love giving a voice to those who challenge perceptions or attitudes. They’ve now an opening for an established, proactive and go-getting freelancer to join their close-knit team for the next two to three months to support on two of their biggest financial and professional services client accounts. We’re looking for someone who knows their national media back to front (a little experience with the business pages wouldn’t go amiss), with a firm understanding of news hijacking, media briefings and selling in. We’re looking for a creative brain; someone who can conjure up brilliant feature ideas in a flash, with an instinct for what’ll generate national coverage for their clients. We’re looking for someone to start ASAP. If I’ve described you, don’t wait.

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