Theobald Fox

Media Relations Specialist

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight, Junior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 30 May 2019
Website: theobaldfox.com
Job Listing Added: 15 May 2019

Job Description:


Working as part of the PR team, the Media Relations Specialist will play a crucial role in building and developing media relations across a diverse array of brands and organisations. The individual will work with our clients across the UK, US and Asia. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in shaping how we respond to briefs and pitch in with ideas and insight where necessary.


This role will engage in influencer relations across selected media in consumer, business and trade media. This role will work closely with the PR Director and PR Executive to manager to create, deliver and evaluate campaigns and activities that lead to the effective positioning and promotion of our clients through owned and earned media.


Roles will include:


- Establishing, developing and nurturing relationships with key media across target publications
- Writing and distributing press releases and content to target media
- Maximising coverage for clients across multiple media
- Monitoring media coverage and generating coverage reports
- Contributing to activity plans across multiple clients
- Identifying feature opportunities, understanding the product/service requirements to sell in features, and draft copy as required.
- Writing monthly activity reports, quarterly/annual client reviews, and assisting with new business proposals


Theobald Fox:


A creative and communications agency.


Building audiences. Engaging people. Changing ways. Crafting beauty...for over a decade.


We think intelligently. We do diligently.


Our thinking enlightens brands, guides them into new areas and introduces them to new audiences.


Our doing maximises the storytelling ability for our clients’ brands and nurtures our relationship with the media. We're driven by quality and meaningful work for our clients.


We’re small by design and we work hard on every client and have a very personable approach.


You will:


- Be a self-starter who loves people and building strong relationships
- Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Be proactive and creative approach to generating coverage for clients
- Self-motivated, organised and able to work to tight deadlines
- Be hungry to learn, hungry to make an impact and eager to get experience from our team
- Have an opinion but will be open to changing your mind
- Not be a diva, we’re a small team so tea making and answering the phone is on everyone’s job description
- Be organised and be bothered


And you’ll have:


- Minimum three year’s experience in a PR executive role, either agency or in-house


We will:


- Be fun to work with
- Not hold you back
- Give you good opportunities
- Help you learn from the best
- Challenge you on everything from your lunch choices to your phone manner
- Go out for beers from time to time (don’t worry, we’ll pay)

How to Apply

Fancy a conversation? Please submit your CV and a covering letter to: [email protected] Please note due to high numbers of applicants we will only be able to respond to those who we’d like to take to the next stage of interview.