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12-08-2021

PR Associate

SPEY is on the look out for a PR associate to join our fun and close-knit team.

In the role you will be committed to making a positive contribution to SPEY, supporting the team to deliver award winning campaigns on both a local, national and international level. You will work on a variety of clients supporting senior colleagues to deliver client work. .

Your job responsibilities will include:

    • Develop media materials (news releases, pitch emails, reporter backgrounders, social media posts)
    • Develop targeted media lists and learn/follow clients' priority media: top-tier, trade, social influencers, etc.
    • Conduct research and media audits independently
    • Deliver accurate and timely media monitoring and campaign results reports
    • Maintain and update status reports, including materials trackers, media trackers, conference/event trackers
    • Participate in client meetings and/or teleconferences, accurately capture meeting notes, next steps
    • Championing the agency values and brandHelping the agency with other tasks when needed

    What you will need:

    • Love of news and media
    • Effective written verbal communication skills
    • Professional demeanor
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Ability to work collaboratively as well as autonomously
    • Some experience working directly with clients
    • Resourceful and effective problem solver
    • Experience pitching to media and securing stories
    • Ability to work on own initiative and juggle a multitude of tasks
    • Positive and can-do attitude
    • Excellent IT skills (we only use macs)
    • Full clean driving licence

    Hours

    Full time, 35 hours per week.

    Company benefits:

    • 35 days holiday + birthday off
    • Flexi-hours
    • Training and industry subscriptions (Campaign, Drum, Marketing Society etc)
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Family friendly office
    • Dog friendly office
    • Monthly team lunch and learn sessions
    • Away days (think kayaking down the Spey and distillery visits)
    • Company pension scheme


    To apply please email a CV and covering letter to hello@spey.scot

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