PR Executive

Astute HR Solutions

Deadline: Nov 30, 2017

Apply to: hr@astutehorse.com

Position: PR Executive (Two Positions Available)

Client: PR Company

Job Description/Responsibilities

  • Plan creative public relations strategies that fit company profile.
  • Develop effective PR plans using appropriate strategies and tactics.
  • Organize and coordinate PR activities.
  • Use a variety of channels (TV, press, internet etc.) to maximize company exposure.
  • Arrange for interviews or public speaking events and construct press releases.
  • Advise company on handling sensitive public issues to preserve reputation.
  • Build strong relationships and networks with colleagues, clients and the media.
  • Monitor the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for opportunities for clients.
  • Prepare regular client reports and attend client meetings.
  • Research, write and distribute press releases to targeted media.
  • Collect, analyse and evaluate media coverage.
  • Manage events, including press conferences and promotional events.
  • Attend and promote client events to the media.
  • Manage the PR aspect of a possible crisis situation.

Job Requirements:

Skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills; comfortable as a public speaker.
  • Flexibility, determination, enthusiasm and the ability to cope well under pressure.
  • Good teamwork and negotiation skills.
  • Has 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.
  • Solid knowledge of social media (blogs, Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
  • Ability to build strong relationships with key people or organizations.

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in any discipline.

Fresh graduates with excellent communication skills and a very good command of the English language are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary: Negotiable / Mention expected salary