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Press Box PR – International Digital PR Manager – Gaming/Finance

Join the fast growing PR agency, Press Box, and discover a chance to take your career to a new level as their International Digital PR Manager.

Key points of interest

  • Location: Barbican, London (hybrid)
  • Industry Section: Other
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
  • Type: Permanent
  • Specialism: Public Relations
  • Agency or In-house: Agency
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About the agency

Bringing together the best PR minds and ex-journalists, Press Box PR was founded in 2020 by Alex Donohue, motivated to harness the value those with firsthand experience of working in media could bring to modern day PR.

Since then, they’ve grown rapidly into a thriving agency, gaining coverage and creating campaigns for brands across sport, consumer and B2B. Press Box PR also has a Talent Management team, using editorial and PR skills to help household names grow their profiles, steal the limelight and increase their commercial value.

Press Box PR’s specialisms include digital PR/PR for SEO, creative and brand PR, B2B PR and publicity for talent, all underpinned by a thorough, firsthand understanding of how media works.


Benefits & Culture

With an open-plan office in the heart of Barbican, the Press Box PR team is a collaborative and friendly bunch who take pride in relationship building and the positives associated with regular in-person interactions with journalists, clients and colleagues.

Press Box PR is proud of creating an environment where people with all levels of experience are given responsibility, support and reward accordingly, enjoying being part of a growing team and the associated social benefits.

The basics:

  • 30 days holiday (incl. bank holidays)
  • Competitive annual bonus
  • Hybrid working (3 office days/week)


Perks you’ll love:

  • Gym membership
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Medicash health insurance
  • Income protection insurance
  • Life cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Regular team socials – previous highlights include a trip to Brighton cooking school, Go Ape, and a weekend in Paris!


Training & Development 

From in-house training to external workshops, Press Box PR are committed to nurturing their teams professional development and career progression. With a great retention rate (approx. 90%) and a strong track record of promoting from within, your career is in (really) good hands.


DE&I

Press Box is an agency committed to proactively creating an inclusive environment that celebrates and champions diversity of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religious beliefs and socio-economic background. The MD has committed to creating an inclusive space that not just encourages talent from different educational backgrounds, but also from underrepresented geographical locations in the UK. 

As a part of their commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the industry, Press Box has formed partnerships with state schools in Croydon and Peckham to raise awareness of careers in media and PR to students, participating in careers events with our own talent clients and staff whilst also successfully delivering paid work experience programmes for students without any existing connection to the industry.

They know they still have more to do, but have made a commitment to continue on this journey with concrete actions backing up commitments and regular reviews of progress. 

Over 80% of the Press Box PR team has no background in the PR industry and varying educational and professional experiences. The agency is committed to ensuring it continues to cultivate its reputation as an environment where anyone can thrive, with increased diversity and an inclusive culture playing a vital part in this journey. 

 

About the job

  • In this role you will be reporting into the managing director and directly collaborating with both the heads of the consumer and sports department, delivering digital PR and SEO link-building campaigns.
  • Your portfolio will primarily be sitting in the gaming and finance spaces, with opportunities to expand this in the future.
  • You’ll be independently constructing link-building campaigns for your clients both in the UK and North America, primarily.
  • You’ll use your knowledge of the digital media landscape, as well as your relationships with editors to ideate on editorial content.
  • You’ll use your commercial awareness to continually scout and find opportunities with existing and potential clients.

 

About you 

  • You are a PR professional with over 2.5 years of experience in securing links and digital coverage for gaming and finance-focused clients, ideally from a digital PR agency background.
  • You should be a first-class link building PR person, with the links you can obtain in relevant territories being your calling card. 
  • You will have a flair for media relations and building creative campaigns that get media linking, with a solid understanding of how to create and execute campaigns for gaming and finance clients.
  • You should have your finger on the pulse when it comes to the manner in which journalists and editors cover PR campaigns in relevant territories and experience of producing engaging and newsworthy content via data, research, expert comment, with talent (and more) independently. 
  • If you are currently securing links in the US, Canada and further afield and can bring media contacts as well as an understanding of how to build the type of campaigns that get traction here, we want to hear from you.
  • Any working knowledge of other languages will be a bonus in this role as you expand your remit to other territories.


Interested?

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For more information, please contact Satchit Srikanth via email ([email protected]) or on the phone (07438495944)

 

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