PR and Communications Manager

Organisation:  membershipbespoke

Full Time

Salary: £45000-50000

Location: Home Based with travel to London for meetings

Application Deadline: 19/02/2023

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PR and Communications Manager

Trade Association – Membership Body

Home Based with travel to London for meetings

Basic Salary £45,000-£55,000 depending on experience with excellent benefits including 25 days holiday (plus statutory/public holiday days), home worker contract, so all travel and other work-related expenses will be covered, Pension scheme, AMDEA pay 10% of gross pay as long as employee enrols and pays 3% min, Private health cover for the employee, Life insurance, Non contractual annual performance bonus which pays up to 10% of gross pay

Permanent, Full Time


B2C PR and Communications experience is important


Our client a well-respected and reputable trade association – membership body is currently looking for a PR and Communications Manager to join their friendly team.7


If you are an experienced PR and Communications Manager with B2C experience in any of these areas we would love to hear from you – Trade Association, Professional Body, Membership Body, Agency. Retail, FMCG, Consumer, End User, Manufacturing, Domestic Appliances, Electricals etc.


The Role of PR and Communications Manager


Key Responsibilities


Lead the creation and delivery of all of the association’s marketing and communication messages. Lead and manage our agency partner(s), agreeing and implement actions and communications.

Act as lead contact point for all incoming press/ PR/ media related enquiries, working with the CEO, agency partners and the team to position us as a trade body with impact, influence and relevance.

Create and manage calendar of all forms of member and stakeholder communications (to include newsletters/ events/ meetings/ surveys/ campaigns/ press activity).

Manag digital communication assets, to include website content and social media platforms.

Support the production and arrange distribution of the weekly/monthly member newsletters.

Create and upload content to website, newsletters.

Secure speakers for member group meetings and periodic events and conferences.

Build a network of contacts and influencers that enables the delivery of messaging

and positions as a credible spokesperson for their member sector.

Management of member group databases.

Maintenance of member information and contacts within a central database.

Prepare annual report for distribution to members and stakeholders.

Create, implement and report on our annual member survey.


The Person


Proven marketing, media and PR experience in a B2C environment.

Experience of working with or for media/ PR agencies.

Experienced in writing content in a concise, informative and engaging manner.

Experience in producing agency briefs and pitches.

Proven ability in building value propositions which differentiate between activity and outputs.

Experienced in building and maintaining relationships at all levels

Strong organisational, planning and prioritising skills

Good ICT skills

Track record of working on detailed proposals with competing demands and responding to tight deadlines.

Ability to work alone, with minimal supervision as well as part of a team.

An understanding of the role and purpose of Trade Associations in representing their membership.


To apply for this role of PR and Communications Manager please send your CV


Due to the volume of applications we are only able to contact successful applicants. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful on this occasion.


membershipbespoke is acting as recruitment business in relation to this role.

membershipbespoke positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


membershipbespoke remains the only specialist recruitment organisation in the UK, which offers a dedicated service tailored to the needs of Trade Associations, Unions, Professional and Regulatory Bodies.

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