PR & Content Writer

Brewster Pratap
£19000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
28 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
THE COMPANY: Brewster Pratap are recruiting for a PR & Content Writer for our fast paced, dynamic and ambitious client in the Rotherham area. The role is permanent and has a great set of employee benefits for a suitably experienced PR Executive, Web Content Editor, Content Writer or Marketing Executive who can commute to the Rotherham area from Doncaster, Rotherham, Wakefield, Barnsley, Sheffield and surrounding areas. THE JOB: The job of PR & Content Writer involves being responsible for delivering the content plan and PR in accordance with the content/PR plan timelines and schedule, writing in the tone of voice of our different brands. Day to day: - Creating a database of industry influencers to gain press coverage, and pitching the company story to broadcast/print/online media sources, plus building relationships with these contacts - Writing all monthly press releases, and overseeing preparation and data collection for press releases - Writing email sequences, in our tone of voice; plus replying to email questions received - Researching and writing features for our quarterly Magazine, on time and in our tone of voice, plus writing content for any offline marketing material e.g. marketing packs - Taking ownership of social media content and schedule, plus other user generated content (forum, blog replies etc) - Working with the Marketing Manager to create the PR and Content strategy for the websites including product descriptions, subject CMS pages to improve SEO and drive lead generation The company works to key performance indicators and as such your performance in the role will be measured against success in the following areas: - Press coverage received, increase in inbound links via press activity, content targets hit, website traffic and readership, bounce rate of content, email engagement and social media stats THE PERSON: To be successful in your application you need demonstrable experience of the following: - Previous experience of raising awareness of a brand, via Press coverage - Communication skills, both written and conversational - Ability to write attention-grabbing and engaging web content - Strong English writing, grammar, editing and proof-reading skills - Self-organisation and time management skills - Research skills - Ability to generate content ideas for strategy - Tech savvy - a fast learner - A portfolio of work to show us If you have the following this will be an advantage: - Established relationships with relevant writers for high profile newspapers/publications - Adobe Photoshop/basic image handling skills - Keyword research/an understanding of the SEO value of driving traffic - Web content creation, or previous blogging experience - Wordpress experience - Updating and interacting with Social Media channels The right candidate will be a high energy self-starter with an insatiable drive for success and personal growth. You'll have previous experience of raising awareness of a brand, via press coverage, and be well versed in writing attention-grabbing and engaging web content. You'll relish joining a fast growing SME where all that matters is results. You'll love a challenge in a fast paced performance driven organisation that's determined to be the best in the world - no compromise. Delivering results and being one step ahead is what you're all about. You'll be given ownership with full empowerment to act and opinions will count. THE BENEFITS: In return for your hard work our client offers an excellent set of employee benefits: - 40 hours annual Continual Professional Development investment - Free fruit and free breakfast provided everyday - Westfield Level 2 healthcare scheme, heavily subsidised gym membership, Fitbit fitness tracker, flu jab - Unlimited holidays as long as you get the job done - Work the hours you want as long as you get the job done - Free parking - £20 per person per month budget for a whole company fun event, £10 per person per month department budget for lunch out, or another team building event of the dept's choice - Annual team building event Brewster Pratap Recruitment Group focuses on the recruitment of talent in South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. If you are interested in discussing this job in more detail or any other aspect of recruitment and talent identification we would really like to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on Jobs or Recruitment. This job was originally posted as