A luxury British watch company, producing beautifully engineered mechanical watches at their state of the art Manufacturing and Technology Center in beautiful grounds just outside of Oxford, is looking for a talented PR Manager with a minimum of two years of experience.

You’ll need experience with

  • Successfully placing PR coverage internationally
  •  Management of external agencies
  • Looking after existing media relations and building new press contacts.

Other musts

  • Relevant GCSE A* – C level
  • A minimum of two years PR experience (preferably in the luxury watch industry)
  • Knowledge of CRM and Microsoft office is preferable.
  • Training will be provided to meet the company’s standard.

Key responsibilities

  • Effectively manage media requests in a timely manner
  • Arrange and organise press photoshoots
  • Manage watch samples and sample plan
  • Regularly review and develop the press database
  •  Update UK and International PR reports on a regular basis
  •  Identify key publications for brand positioning development
  •  Create press release materials (releases etc) and liaise with design team
  •  Regularly liaise with brand partners, working together and keeping them up to date on relevant media coverage
  • Issue internal communications to the company about product launches and brand news
  • Liaise regularly with external PR agencies to ensure they are up to date with product launches and brand news
  •  Manage the PR material translations
  • Media management for all company events
  •  Meet with and develop/maintain personal relationships with target media
  • Curate and manage suitable itineraries for press trips
  • Host UK and international media contacts for brand tours at Henley HQ and/or when visiting brand partners
  • Curating and implementing an effective ad schedule and keeping this up to date. Liaising with the design team to submit adverts to publications
  • Identify and engage with social influencers and bloggers, ensuring product reviews are booked in as new product hits stores
  • Work with brand ambassadors to deliver PR results and identify key content creation opportunities with them
  • Develop brand partnerships and look for suitable cross-marketing
    opportunities

Competencies

The ideal candidate will possess most, if not all, of the following competencies:

  • Organised
  •  Accurate
  •  Good client-facing skills
  • Good at dealing with the press
  •  Logical and methodical
  • Enthusiastic and good at working as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  •  Ambitious
  • Good telephone communication skills

Salary

Up to £50,000; depending on experience.

⭐ Remote-friendly: While this role is not fully remote, it gives the flexibility to work remote sometimes.

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