PR & Influencer Executive

Full Time

About the role
You will be driven, organised, and passionate about Influencers.
Working closely with our Strategy and Social Media departments at Rascal, you'll be instrumental in shaping the Rascal Represents brand for our clients.

What We’re looking for.

We’re on the lookout for a PR & Influencer Executive to join our growing team! 

Working closely with our Strategy and Social Media departments at Rascal, you’ll be instrumental in shaping PR projects for our clients – as well as having a pivotal role in our “Rascal Represents” influencer/talent management arm of the business. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven and budding PR & Influencer Executive who’s looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to make their mark. For the right person, there is a lot of scope to progress far in this role at Rascal.

About The Role

 

PR

  • Build effective relationships with clients with support from the client services team, to fully understand their aims
  • Develop effective Digital and Traditional PR strategies that maximise exposure and build awareness for our clients
  • Build relationships with key media contacts to sell in stories and ensure high levels of exposure for the clients
  • Produce well written and relevant press releases with supporting materials 
  • Pitch to press and secure top media placements. This includes securing online, print and television
  • Maintaining accurate records of all upcoming editorial calendars and industry events across all markets that will lead to potential opportunities for our clients to be placed
  • Identifying and creating proactive media opportunities (always with timing and strategy at the forefront of your mind, as opposed to random pitches).

Talent & Influencer Management

  • Researching and signing new talent
  • Furthering and promoting the careers of our talent
  • Actively seeking influencer partnership opportunities for our talent
  • Seeking opportunities to connect our talent with our client’s brands
  • Seeking opportunities to profile talent in the media 
  • Managing and representing talent in the UK and further afield
  • Negotiating and drafting of contract terms

Key skills and experience (Preferred but not required)

  • 1+ years experience in a PR/Influencer role in an agency environment 
  • Experience in both digital and traditional PR
  • Experience of working with influencers and managing campaigns from outreach and contract negotiations through to debrief and reporting
  • Experience of talent management or working with influencers from a representative POV would be beneficial but not is essential – the right person and a willingness to learn is more important to us
  • Previous B2C PR experience is essential – additional B2B experience would be advantageous
  • Media Relations experience working with national press and broadcast partners.
  • Highly developed organisational skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • A working understanding of digital PR tactics such as link building and the relationship with SEO
  • Capable of the kind of creative “out of the box” thinking that could make a client “go viral”
  • Sophisticated understanding of current affairs and the media/news agenda
  • An Individual who anticipates trends, hot topics and identifies opportunities
  • Experience managing multiple client accounts and projects
  • A want to learn the creative process, from briefing to delivery
  • Excellent communication skills – polished, persuasive, confident and in control
  • Excellent email and digital comms etiquette – always striving to be on point, organised, clear and concise 

About you

  • A positive attitude and ‘can do’ approach
  • A team player who is ready to roll up their sleeves and get involved 
  • An infectious enthusiasm for all things PR and Influencer Management
  • A creative thinker and problem solver – where possible you always aim to present solutions and next steps instead of problems 
  • Ability to move from creative thinking to strategic planning with ease
  • You have a strategic, insight-led and considered approach
  • Quick, highly motivated and a self-starter with great attention to detail
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Strong ambitions and keen on expanding your opportunities as the business continues to thrive 

Curious? Please send your CV over to talent@rascal.co.uk

Think you have what it takes? We would love to hear from you.
Send your C.V. and a covering letter across to

talent@rascal.co.uk
and hopefully we'll see you soon!