Rumour Mill Creative Communications is seeking to hire an experienced PR Client Executive. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide communications support to a diverse range of consumer and corporate clients from a range of sectors, as well as managing digital media channels for clients.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to join a fun, growing and forward-thinking agency. This person should be capable of managing many projects at once while delivering consistent and high-level traditional media relations and social media results. In addition to creating and implementing solid media relations and social media strategies, this person will need to be a strong writer and demonstrate first-rate client service and teamwork skills. The individual must have a minimum of one years’ experience – ideally from an agency environment.

Role Requirements

  • Write press releases, news stories, online content, articles, case studies and product pieces
  • Pitch press releases and feature ideas by phone or email to national, regional and trade journalists, across print, broadcast and online, to interest them in covering our clients’ stories
  • Respond to phone calls and emails from journalists
  • Arrange interviews and editorial meetings with key journalists for clients’ spokespeople – in person or over the phone – and facilitate these meetings where appropriate
  • Attend and undertake client photocalls
  • Attend client events and industry conferences
  • Monitor media coverage and report results to the wider team and clients
  • Handle clients’ social media accounts such as their Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn page
  • Deliver analytics reports on social media, reporting on traffic, engagement and follower figures
  • Brainstorm fresh ideas for PR campaigns

Essential Criteria

  • 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
  • Minimum one years’ experience in a public relations and/or digital role
  • Must have good grasp of the media landscape in NI and ideally in ROI
  • A full clean driving license with access to own car

Desirable (not essential)

  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations and undertaking CPD.

Key Skills

  • interpersonal skills, good presentation skills and confidence;
  • excellent written communication skills;
  • flexibility, determination, enthusiasm and the ability to cope well under pressure;
  • good teamwork and negotiation skills;
  • the ability to think strategically and good analytical skills;
  • business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs;
  • excellent organisational skills, with the ability to work on more than one project at a time;
  • creativity and imagination


Negotiable based on experience. The starting salary for an PR Client Executive typically ranges between £16-£18k per annum. Additional benefits apply.



To apply for please send your CV to hello@rumourmillpr.com

Deadline: Friday 7th September 2018 @ 5pm

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