Working at NMPR

 

We are a growing agency and are always interested in hearing from potential candidates on how they could make a difference within our business.

 

We also provide short term work experience placements to help give an insight into the workings of a

B2B PR agency. If you are interested in a placement at NMPR, simply contact us using the form on our website. 

 

Any specific vacancies will also be advertised on this page, so make sure you come back from time to time, as well as following us on social media to find out about the latest opportunities we have available. 

Current vacancies

 

Whatever the role, we look for positive, adaptable people who seek responsibility and are happy multi-tasking to deliver the best results for our clients.

 

Account Executive:

Carrying out the day-to-day activities in PR support services on behalf of NMPR’s clients, whilst taking responsibility for the smooth running and administration of accounts.

 

Reports To:                          Company Directors

Responsible For:                 N/A

Budget Responsibilities:   Operating within budgets set by client where relevant

 

To support NMPR’s client base through:

  • Writing press releases, news stories, articles, case studies and product pieces
  • Pitching press releases and feature ideas by phone or email to trade, regional and national journalists, across print, broadcast and online, to interest them in covering clients’ stories
  • Arranging interviews and editorial meetings with key journalists for clients’ spokespeople - in person or over the phone - and facilitate these meetings where appropriate
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key and relevant members of the press.
  • General administration including management of the press budget
  • Responding to phone calls and emails from journalists and clients
  • Monitoring media coverage and reporting results to the wider team and clients
  • Attending client events and industry conferences when called upon
  • Handling clients’ social media accounts such as their Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn page
  • Delivering analytics reports on social media, reporting on traffic, engagement and follower figures
  • Maintaining and updating press contacts and using the Agility contact database
  • Covering team absences and providing support across NMPR clients
  • Maintaining awareness of industry issues and trends in clients’ industry sectors
  • Building a good knowledge of clients’ products and services
  • Sharing and updating research resources across the team and business
  • Helping develop fresh ideas for PR campaigns

Person specification template:

 

 

 

 CRITERIA

 
 
 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

 

  • English language fluency: Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Copywriting skills: Clear and concise written communication skills, with a detail for spelling, grammar and proof-reading, as well as having a creative flair for producing engaging copy.
  • Presentation skills: Able to present written information in a structured and balanced way appropriate to the needs of the reader.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Approachable, friendly and empathetic, with an ability to relate to people on different levels within the agency, with clients and with the media.
  • Excellent telephone manner: Confidence to pick up the phone and speak to contacts with a positive, friendly and upbeat tone.
  • Time-keeping: Ability to work quickly and efficiently, without compromising on quality, often meeting tight media deadlines
  • Administration: Good organisation skills with an ability to ensure the team and clients are kept updated and reports produced on time.
  • Resilience: Confidence to pick up the phone to journalists and resilient enough to handle criticism and rejection.
 

EXPERIENCE

  • Previous experience in a PR agency or marketing role is desirable, but not essential.
  • Experience in use of Microsoft Office applications is required and social media tools, such as TweetDeck or Hootsuite is desirable.
 

KNOWLEDGE

 

 

  • A relevant undergraduate degree such as PR, journalism or English Literature is expected but not essential.
  • PR qualifications from the PRCA or CIPR.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND

OTHER

REQUIREMENTS

 

 

  • Willing to travel and occasionally work unsocial hours.
  • Be a good team worker demonstrating loyalty and commitment to the business and other team members.
 

 

If this looks the role for you and we sound like your kind of place, we’d love to hear from you. So please send us an email with your CV and covering note, and we’ll be back in touch. 

 

 

 

 

 

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