PR Executive

A full-time creative job at Tangiers Group in Malta, Europe
Posted 9 August 2017, 4.05am edt

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Public Relations Executive

PR pro and autodidact expert needed for a very busy Malta-based entrepreneur and philanthropist. The demanding job offers high-stakes rewards, including frequent international travel (don’t get a cat) and networking opportunities from celebrities in Rome, to the great minds of the time at Davos to rock stars. Really. Creativity can get messy.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Strategically plan, coordinate, write, edit and distribute compelling content for social media, blogs, email, newsletter, public relations, content assets and website activities
  • Research, interview, strategically plan, write, build visual, publish and manage social media profiles and conversation posts on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+, etc. to ensure social media channels remain engaging and active, including live-tweeting from events and monitoring commentary
  • Work directly with stakeholders to define objectives and create content across platforms
  • Meet with and conduct regular interviews with business leaders, media contacts, key stakeholders in order to develop social media, public relations stories and other online content
  • Design, plan and execute media and other public relations campaigns
  • Pitch and respond to media enquiries, set up interviews, manage media logistics at events and closely monitor media coverage
  • Writing press releases, speeches, op-eds, social media concepts, backgrounds and report
  • Crisis management, preparing talking points for interviews and giving on-going feedback to spokespeople
  • Day-to-day oversight and PR management, including directing replies to journalists, assisting negotiations with media houses, approving press releases for distribution and ensuring consistency across social media.
  • Maintaining and building on a global database of media contacts
  • Creating and building strong relationships with the media, government and NGO community
  • Coordinates complex calendars and schedules to ensure effective time management and prioritization of engagements where necessary
  • Provides administrative support for project work and ad hoc activities as necessary

Key Attributes

  • 10+ years’ experience planning and executing Communications, Social Media and Public Relations required
  • Applied and portfolio experience developing and writing creative messaging and content for online PR campaigns
  • Excellent fluency in written and spoken English, as well as multi-voice (persona) writing skills
  • Exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional writing skills, with experience writing press releases, media advisories, blog entries and articles and the ability to effectively and clearly communicate with internal and external audiences
  • Experience with content-generation and content management across multiple platforms, syndication and content management systems: internal and external channels such as social media platforms, email newsletters, PR/media earned coverage
  • Demonstrated success securing local, regional and national media coverage
  • Strong project management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to travel frequently and at short notice
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedules as necessary
  • The position is Malta based with attractive benefits and salary
This job closed on 25 August, 2017 so we’re afraid you can no longer apply for this role.
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