PR / Marketing Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£29,367 - £34,004 per annum
05 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016

PR and Marketing Manager

Grade J

SP 1-4 £29,367 - £34,004 per annum

Based in Leeds City Centre

Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is entering an exciting new phase in delivering its vision for transformational economic growth. Can you help us take our success to the next level?

The LEP Trade & Investment team promotes the Leeds City Region’s interests on a national and international scale, securing inward investment, jobs and growth. Over the last two years, Leeds City Region has demonstrated a strong record in Foreign Direct Investment and we are now rolling out an ambitious programme of profile raising and lead generation activity to meet our growth aspirations.

The Role

The PR and Marketing Manager will plan, deliver and evaluate campaigns and projects aimed at promoting Leeds City Region as a destination for trade and inward investment within national and international markets.

Activities will include:

  • Delivery of proactive integrated marketing and media campaigns and communications activities designed to promote trade and inward investment opportunities across Leeds City Region’s priority sectors and markets

  • Translating sector strategies into lead generation delivering activities

  • Developing strong relationships with regional, national, international and trade media outlets

  • Managing private and public sector stakeholder relationships at all levels

  • Producing high quality online and off-line collateral and content

Skills and experience

The ability to manage multiple projects and to quickly establish positive relationships with media contacts, local partners and stakeholders at all levels is essential. A strong commercial focus and experience of working in a fast paced, private sector client driven environment is key to this role.

This is a permanent, full time position. For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Rachel Allen, Senior Marketing and Communications Manager at or call 07779 775061.

Please note that the successful candidate will be employed by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) but will work within the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (The LEP).

For more information about the work at the LEP, please visit

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has a flexible and encouraging approach to helping you achieve your best work/life balance and career goals with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme, a free countywide travel MCard (zone 1-5) and flexitime working scheme.

We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

To submit your application form online please visit by Sunday 23rd October 2016

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail.

No Agencies please.

Candidate information will be retained by WYCA for 12 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.

Please note it is WYCA’s policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments.

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