PR Executive

Bedford town
£18,000 - £24,000

Are you looking for a role where your colleagues are bright and engaged, the work is rewarding, and there is ample opportunity for career progression?

At Receptional we love working with challenger brands that are changing the world. We have grown rapidly, especially over the past 18 months. Because of this, we are now looking for an enthusiastic PR Executive, who is looking for an opportunity to further develop their talents.

The position

Receptional is an award-winning digital marketing agency, working with some of the UK’s best-known brands. We are seeking a motivated and creative PR Executive to join our PR team in an exciting time of growth for the department.

Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Building relationships with our clients and wider teams
  • Assisting managers in ideation, content creation and outreach
  • Building and maintaining outreach lists
  • Reporting on coverage internally and externally, including compiling client reports and round ups to cover off KPIs
  • Keeping your finger on the pulse with the news agenda
  • Writing press releases
  • Working with our design and creative team to produce eye-catching graphics and imagery to accompany our work.

About you

You’ll have at least a year’s experience in a communications role or similar with a keen interest in creating and delivering creative publicity campaigns for a range of brands.

You’ll have excellent written communication skills, including the ability to write engaging and informative press releases and outreach emails.

You’ll be able to build relationships with journalists and the media, as well as understanding the media landscape including identifying key writers and outlets for coverage.

It’s essential that you’re organised, as we work across multiple campaigns at once. You’ll have a keen eye for detail and have a basic understanding of tools such as Buzzstream and Response Source.

The ideal candidate will be able to contribute to creative campaigns and bring ideas to the table, as well as providing support to senior members of the team.

If you’re personable, quick-thinking and looking for an opportunity to grow your skills and professional career then apply for this role!

What’s on offer?

Receptional is a 40-person agency. We believe in ‘Better People, Better Lives’. We want work to be rewarding, challenging and fun. We value diversity and want to recruit people who can add to our culture.

We are based in the centre of Bedford, a diverse and friendly town with excellent transport links to London and the north.

Our office is modern and open plan, with lots of light and outside space. A great place to collaborate.

We follow the same hybrid model as Google: a minimum of 3 days in the office each week.

Some of benefits include:

  • A friendly atmosphere. Bright people. A supportive team.
  • Extensive training. A weekly lunch ‘n’ learn.
  • A great opportunity to progress your career
  • As much fruit and snacks as you can eat. With free lunch every Friday
  • A fantastic, spacious office
  • A dedicated beer fridge & ping pong table
  • Annual healthcheck and flu jab
  • It’s not all work – monthly games night and regular days out (we’ve recently been karting, shooting & canoeing)
  • 22 days holiday (+1 for each years’ service, to a maximum of 5).
  • An extra day off on your birthday.

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    What to expect when you become a Receptionaut...

    Work Flexibility

    Whether it’s in our open space office or at home, we want the best working environment for all Receptionauts

    Team outings

    All work and no play makes for a stale team, we let loose on activities outside the office to grow and learn as a team

    Lunch treats

    Lunch is on us on Fridays to see off a week of hard work, as well as free pizza on every first Monday of the month

    Role progression

    Always encouraging growth, we offer weekly training sessions and monitor all progress as a team and individually

    Pension scheme

    Receptional will safeguard your future financial plans with our fantastic pension plans

    Fresh fruit

    To assist you towards a healthy lifestyle, a wide range of fruits are available for your consumption

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