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PR & Communications Executive

Company:  Exertis UK
Salary:  Up to £22,000 DOE

GB, RG24 8EH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Date Posted:  12-Mar-2023

Key Responsibilities

  • Ongoing contribution to development and delivery of internal communications, including internal emails, intranet and more
  • Sourcing and developing content through interfacing with multiple stakeholder groups including Employee Resource Groups, EDIT Team, Community Champions and more
  • Media outreach to B2B channel media journalists and editors, using top-quality media assets and your own strong interpersonal skills to earn coverage that drives brand awareness
  • Continual contribution to the management of Exertis’ social media platforms, with the planning, creating, scheduling and posting of Exertis branded content every day.
  • Development and maintenance of journalist contact databases, development of relationships with key contacts throughout the media
  • Strategic input into the planning and execution of PR campaigns, working collaboratively with the team on plans and creation of assets
  • Demonstrating strong awareness of and commitment to Ethics and Compliance and the Group Business Conduct Guidelines.

Key Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; must be equally comfortable with phone, email, video call and in-person communications
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills, with ability to write for specific audiences or demographic profiles
  • Good time management with a positive and pro-active attitude
  • Organised to juggle multiple pieces of work with ability to prioritise
  • Calm under pressure
  • Good writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to source stories from colleagues
  • Sensitive to the organisation’s goals and values and the ability to relay them to colleagues and the outside world
  • Using interpersonal and relationship skills to build network
  • Digital skills to create content in different mediums



Desirable experience

  • Relevant University degree (2:1 or above) in PR, Communications or Marketing, or:
  • Relevant experience in a communications or marketing role



  • Quality and quantity of content published internally and externally
  • Content an execution KPIs consistently met and approved by comms managers
  • High levels of diligence, quality-checking and acquiring stakeholder sign-off


What’s in it for you

It’s important to us that our people love what they do and in turn we put together a benefits package that rewards a job well done. We’ll give you:

  • 23 days holiday from start increasing up to a maximum of 27 days with length of service
  • Access to a Cash plan provided by Healthshield
  • Income protection scheme (including access to a wellness early intervention scheme)
  • Access to cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Death in service
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Loyalty award at key service milestones
  • Enhanced, Maternity, Shared Parental, Paternity and Adoption pay 

We value diversity and inclusion and champion a culture where everyone feels valued, included and celebrated. We’re open to conversations about flexible working. If it’s right for our customers, our business and for you then we’ll do what we can to support it.