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PR Manager - Fashion

Job Title: PR Manager - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £29500 - £36500 per annum + DOE + Benefits Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q92739
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 10, 2013 16:22

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced PR Manager to join this reputable fashion retailer, best known for delivering a quality product range and exceptional customer service. Having established the brand over 25 years ago they continue to maintain a great presence in the market, with an array of locations across the UK and Internationally. Reporting in to the Brand Director, your key duties will include: * Working on the development and implementation of an effective PR strategy * Establishing and maintaining relationships with all relevant trade press and media, ensuring that the brand achieves maximum coverage while adhering to the overall brand strategy * Managing all media relationships - this will involve regularly speaking with key national press and all other relevant media (TV, Celebrities, Stylists) in order to ensure the brand is at the forefront of the market * Developing the PR calendar, working with both the Head Office and in-store teams to ensure this coincides with new season and product launches * Composing effective press releases, which will be strategically placed, according to the PR calendar · Managing all relevant events both in store as well as external events such as fashion shows and photo-shoots * Working closely with the external design agency to ensure that all print media and display is appropriate and in line with the brand's overall image and tone * Taking full responsibility for the advertising budget, ensuring your work is cost effective and falls within the outlined financial budget The ideal candidate will be: * Currently working at Senior PR Officer or PR Manager level for a fashion retailer, preferably within the premium/luxury sector * Experienced at developing relationships within the industry and already have a strong array of contacts across relevant press/media * Confident managing others, as you will be responsible for a PR Assistant * Experienced working with an external agency and maintaining communication with their team to ensure the best results are achieved * Educated to degree level or equivalent, within a relevant field such as Fashion, Retail Marketing or PR In return for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package and the chance to take the next step in your career. This is a fantastic role for those passionate about product, brand and PR; if this sounds like the opportunity you are seeking, please apply now with an up to date CV. We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible. Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.