Exciting social + digital PR role at IBM UK


ibm-logo-smallThe PR team in IBM here in London have an opening for an experienced PR with digital and social skills. .

They are looking for someone with over seven years experience who has excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to influence at a senior level. Proven experience in media planning and execution within a PR function either in a consultancy or in-house is a must.

Importantly, a track record of delivering social campaigns is something that will make you stand out.

Is this for you or know someone who would knock this out of the park?

Key skills

  • Develop quarterly media plans to promote key category business and marketing issues.
  • Proactively identify and create media opportunities. Work with thought leaders and subject matter experts to develop industry-relevant content and build compelling newsworthy pitches to take to target media to secure high profile media articles and firestart discussions on social platforms.
  • Produce high quality written material in a timely manner, adhering to corporate guidelines. Ability to check accuracy of written documents and pull together creative copy and opinion articles.
  • Provide day-to-day consultancy to the business on communications issues, in particular, identifying potential issues. Consult on a range of techniques available and recommend as appropriate.
  • Work with business to identify client win and delivery success stories and once through approval processes, proactively communicate stories to media.
  • Be regarded as the first point of contact by the business unit team, inspiring loyalty and trust.
  • Demonstrate the ability to forge and exploit strategic press/influencer relationships and serve to the highest professional standards.
  • Effectively manage feature campaigns.

You can read more about the role and apply here.

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