Here, reproduced for your convenience, is the full job advert found at LinkedIn:
The PR Manager will be responsible for the following:
Developing and delivering the PR plan and content strategy
Creating and maintaining relationships with key press contacts
Ongoing media handling
Identifying and exploiting forward feature/survey opportunities
Managing incidents in line with company’s crisis communications procedures
Developing and maintaining positioning statements
Establishing and maintaining evidence/case study database
Researching and writing relevant press releases, articles and content
Evaluating the success of the PR programme
Developing relationships with senior management and advising on PR opportunities
Providing media handling advice to senior management and operational personnel
Desired Skills & Experience
Experience in identifying, delivering and maximising PR opportunities
Knowledge and understanding of the media and how it works is essential, alongside strong communication skills
Ability to establish contacts with relevant media
Proven track record of responding to high level reactive media enquiries
Demonstrable skills in briefing senior spokespeople and case studies for interview
Experience of media relations within a large commercial or public sector organization or within an agency
Drive and enthusiasm to succeed as part of a team
Highly conscientious and self-motivated
Flexible approach to demands of the role
Ability to work quickly under pressure
Personal credibility with key internal and external contacts
Confidence to work with colleagues across all levels of an organization
Confident with dealing with the demands of 24-hour media
Keen awareness of current affairs
Do you have a good knowledge and understanding of the media? Want to be part of a fast paced, dynamic Marketing team within a FTSE 100 organization? G4S, the UK’s leading security company, currently has an exciting opportunity for a PR Manager to join the team based in our Head Office.
Based in Sutton, Surrey, you’ll be responsible for managing Secure Solutions UK’s media programme, focused on protecting and promoting the brand, raising G4S’s profile in the industry and wider market place, and positioning G4S as a thought leader.
The role will involve developing and delivering all PR-related activities for this diverse and growing business, as well as managing crisis communications effectively, with the aim of supporting business growth, enhancing the company’s reputation and protecting the brand.
Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the role holder will help build and manage the organization’s image and reputation across all media and stakeholder groups, and engage with relevant influencers to meet business objectives. This is a demanding role, which will involve daily contact with media.
If you have experience in identifying, delivering and maximising PR opportunities, and the drive and enthusiasm to succeed as part of a team, then this is an environment in which you will flourish.