The Sole Supplier

Senior PR Manager (Public Relations)

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 25 April 2019
Twitter: @thesolesupplier
Job Listing Added: 26 March 2019

Job Specification:
The Sole Supplier is Europe’s leading destination for sneakers and lifestyle, serving over 2 million users per month and we are currently looking for a senior PR manager, that specialises in digital PR to join the team in our South East London office.

As a senior PR manager you will be joining a company that gives you the full creative flexibility to carve your own path and decide on the best PR strategy. Using your expertise and contacts you will elevate the brand; making us the most recognisable within our field.

With the launch of exciting new technology, your goal will be to help communicate our vision to people across the world.

Responsibilities & Duties:
• Creating a PR strategy for the company.
• Develop and nurture relationships with editors of major UK and Irish publications.
• Manage relationships with newspapers, magazines and websites.
• Develop and nurture relationships with influencers.
• Follow up digital features.
• Create press releases to launch new technology, content and events.
• Inform our writers / content creators of content trends that journalists will be interested in.
• Achieving a set amount of press coverage each month from both:
o Print
o Digital (with links)
• Creating data driven reports for results.
• Building the presence of key members of the business including CEO.
• Drumming up business profiling opportunities.
• Building events list with potential speaking opportunities.

• Pre-established contacts within luxury, consumer, music, fashion, tech and national media.
• An understanding of back-link focused PR (digital)
• 5+ years’ experience in a PR based role.
• A natural sales ability.
• Demonstrable first class organisation.
• Confident communicator with presenting experience.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• A thorough understanding of media needs and media relationships
• To be ultra reliable.
• Ability to work in fast paced environment, often for long hours.
• A wide degree of creativity and latitude.
• To be self-motivated with a positive and professional approach to management

• Previous sales experience.
• Understanding of paid social.
• Confident to speak on camera.
• Business strategy experience.

Joining The Sole Supplier team comes with a range of exciting benefits including
• Buzzing office space with drinks fridge, pool table and ping pong table.
• Weekly food and coffee order for the team
• Birthday day off.
• Quarterly days out including go karting and theme parks.
• Monthly pay day lunch.
• Invitation to industry events.
• Opportunities to receive product.

How to Apply

If you're interested in the position please contact [email protected] with the following:
• Cover letter
• CV
• Current availability