Overview

We have a fantastic opportunity for a PR Executive to join this top London Football Club. Reporting to Senior Communications Manager as a PR Executive will make up an intrinsic part of this premiership football team!

As a PR Executive you will help to achieve set communications objectives, working across the Communications and Marketing function to ensure a joined up approach on all activity.

You will assist with a wide range of communications outputs and activity across channels and pro-actively across local and national media.

Salary: £19,000 to £25,000

The Role:

  • Working to support a proactive communications strategy in support of MarComms objectives (working in collaboration with the Marketing Team.
  • Pro-actively develop creative PR campaigns for impactful non-sporting media coverage in support of the Club’s key communications objectives.
  • Helping to maintain messaging documents so that other Club spokespeople are able to answer corporate questions.
  • Maintaining relationships with a range of internal stakeholders across all functions of the Club and external stakeholders within the media.
  • Working with the Senior Communications Manager to supporting charitable and community activities.
  • Assist with Board and senior management press appearances, interviews and press conferences, as directed and needed.

The Person:

  • Recent graduate with PR or Marketing related degree
  • Interest in Sports
  • Some experience in an in-house or PR agency role is desirable
  • Communicate well with strong writing and inter-personal skills
  • Demonstrate drive, commitment and a focus to producing work of the highest standard
  • Have attention to detail, excellent workload management and be a good team player
  • Track record of securing media coverage
  • Aware of trends in Social Media
  • Competent in relevant IT systems including Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Photoshop.

Additional Skills:

  • Creative mindset
  • Commitment to learn and develop with the role
  • Ability to manage relationships with a number of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of working in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Committed, hardworking, with a flexible approach
  • Organised with an excellent ability to manage, organise and prioritise workload
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure
  • A genuine team player
  • Able to communicate to a variety of audiences through an understanding and appreciation of
  • the audience’s needs
  • Be able to work effectively on your own and within a team

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