Digital PR Specialist

Job Title: Digital PR Specialist

Duration: Part Time – will consider freelance

Location: Chesham, Buckinghamshire, (London Zone 9, Metropolitan line) HP5 1PS

POSITION OVERVIEW

 

We are looking for a talented Digital PR Specialist to help us create high quality, content-focused campaigns for our clients. You’ll be working with the SEO team to develop engaging newsworthy content and then reaching out to relevant publishers to secure coverage for that content. You’ll need a clear understanding of what gets people talking and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of multiple creative techniques to achieve this.

ABOUT UPRISEUP

 

upriseUP is a digital marketing agency located in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. We are a growing agency with a diverse portfolio, but particularly strong in the Charity, B2B services, Ecommerce and Health & Fitness sectors.

 

We provide excellent conditions to learn and grow. In 2017, we were one of three finalists for the Buckinghamshire Business First, ‘Apprentice and Young Person Employer of the Year’ awards.

 

We are all digital marketing enthusiasts and exist to be the best at what we do. Genuine dedication to our art has led to a vibrant culture of experimentation, sharing and peer support across the company enabling us all to learn and grow quicker.

 

New joiners are given excellent training, as are all employees, along with the conditions to provide every opportunity for growth. We also look to support the health of our staff, with weekly classes, each focused on one of a range of disciplines that include Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, Aerobic Exercise, Nutrition and Meditation.

DUTIES

 

  • Developing Content strategies, both on your own or within a team
  • Use digital PR databases to plan channel strategies
  • Build relationships with key influences
  • Pitch content and stories to journalists and trade press
  • Work with external PR agencies (on occasions) and advise on clients’ digital requirements
  • Utilise social media to promote stories and connect with key influencers
  • Build links, across top-end sites, trade press, blogs and other websites
  • Produce and edit copy
  • Lead: train others in your team and develop processes to ensure upriseUP are delivering a fantastic Digital PR service!

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

 

  • Demonstrable experience delivering successful digital PR campaigns
  • At least 2 years experience in a similar role, ideally within a PR or digital agency
  • Experience working with platforms such as Buzzstream, Gorkana, Cision or Pitchbox
  • Connections with influencers in multiple sectors

OTHER DESIRABLE SKILLS

 

  • Experience developing content strategy – either on your own or as part of a group
  • Able to pitch stories to journalists and trade press
  • Able to use (and advise on the use) of social media to generate interest in content – and to connect with thought leader from a variety of industries
  • Good communication skills. Able to develop relationships
  • Copywriting and editorial skills, with sharp attention to detail
  • Experience with PR databases
  • Leadership skills: Able to develop best practice processes and train and lead a team in digital PR

If you are interested, please get in touch at john.onion@upriseup.co.uk with a copy of your CV and a covering letter.

 

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

 

No agencies please (without invitation).

 

Unfortunately, we are unable to reply to all applicants.

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