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PR Executive

Vacancy Ref.
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Vacancy Title
PR Executive
Department
Marketing
Vacancy Type
Full Time
Salary
£23,000 - £28,000 per annum
Hours
37.5
Live date
2018-06-13 14:30:00
Closing date
Open
Overview

allpay Limited are one of the fastest growing technology companies in the UK and are experts in the payment and financial services arena. We have also successfully diversified into a number of other sectors.

We are now recruiting for a PR Executive, based in our Hereford Office.

Responsible for the writing of press releases, news stories, articles, case studies and product pieces as a PR Executive, some of your key duties will include:

* Developing and executing a compelling PR plan

* 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 stories

* Utilising cost effective press release platforms

* Responding to phone calls and emails from journalists

* Arranging interviews and editorial meetings with key journalists for allpay spokespeople

* Analysing media coverage and reporting the results of PR activity, generating reports on activity, trends and areas for development

* Handling and delivering analytics on social media accounts such as Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn page

You’ll demonstrate to us that you have:

* Excellent communication and copywriting skills

* Strong interpersonal skills: Whether it’s over the phone, by email or in person, PR is all about people!

* An excellent telephone manner, good Excel, Word and Outlook skills.

* Digitally savvy with experience of social media management

* Excellent time management as the successful candidate will often be working to tight media deadlines.

 

In return, allpay offers a competitive salary, and a range of additional benefits, including 25 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays per annum. Roles in our Hereford Head Office, where this is based, benefit from our two on-site subsidised restaurants and free parking, as well as access to our subsidised gym.

 

If you can see yourself working for allpay, we'd love to hear from you.

 

We are a company committed to Equal Opportunities.

All roles at allpay Limited are subject to a successful DBS (formerly CRB) and Credit Check.

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