We’re looking for a Communications Executive.

The successful candidate will provide communications support to a diverse range of consumer and corporate clients from a range of sectors. Strong media relations – traditional and social – as well as proven creative and writing skills are a pre-requisite for this role.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual who will bring a minimum of one years’ experience – ideally from an agency environment – to the role.

Key responsibilities 

  • Liaising daily with clients and the media, often via telephone and email to ensure activity is kept on track.
  • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients, and the media
  • Monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, to spot and signpost potential opportunities for clients.
  • Working as part of an account team to develop client proposals and implement PR activity
  • Preparing regular client reports and attending client meetings
  • Researching, writing, and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Promoting news stories and features to the media, known as ‘selling in’
  • Collating, analysing, and evaluating media coverage
  • Event management, including press conferences and promotional events
  • Attending and promoting client events to media and influencers
  • Assisting with the production of client publications, such as in-house magazines
  • Commissioning market research
  • Coordinating studio or location photography
  • Undertaking research for new business proposals and presenting to potential new clients
  • Supporting the management of media responses and monitoring of news in possible crisis situations.

Key skills 

  • Degree (or equivalent qualification) in a PR or marketing discipline OR any degree (or equivalent qualification) plus a postgraduate qualification in a PR or marketing discipline
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a public relations, marketing role
  • Must have good grasp of the media landscape in NI and ideally in ROI
  • Note: graduates will be considered
  • A full clean driving licence

Full-time / Lisburn Based / Work from home every Friday

Salary: neg, dependent on experience

Apply: To apply for this role please send your CV to careers@rumourmillcomms.com quote ‘Client Executive’

Deadline: Friday 24 March 2023 at 4pm