PR Coordinator - Greater London

Ref: 722 Date Posted: Friday 17 Nov 2017

About Us

M&Co is an award-winning national fashion retailer with over 300 stores throughout the UK, international locations and an online shopping destination at www.mandco.com. With a strong belief in developing and growing talent, we know it is our people and their great team spirit that have made us what we are today. They drive us forward in our continued success and help us meet our customers’ needs and expectations.

We want to challenge our employees and to allow them to make a meaningful contribution to the business. In return, we offer excellent opportunities for personal development and career growth. In 2017 we were voted the 14th Best Big Company to work for by the Sunday Times.

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join our busy PR team, working across Womanswear, Kidswear, Homeware and Menswear.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifying opportunities for product placements and features and managing the sample flow internally and externally
  • Pitching new collections and news stories to long lead, short lead and online publications
  • Building and maintaining relationships with fashion teams across all media channels to achieve coverage
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal Buying & Design teams to ensure product knowledge and sample management is running efficiently
  • Communicate the PR message internally through monthly/weekly report writing
  • Planning and organisation of seasonal press events and roadshows
  • Working alongside the PR and e-commerce team to execute the PR strategy
  • Ownership and development of the Regional PR strategy with the Senior PR Manager and Press Officer
  • Management of PR Shots
  • Weekly ring rounds
  • Maintaining the Press Office to a high standard

About you

  • A minimum of 2 years PR experience
  • Highly motivated and creative individual with good organisational skills
  • A good communicator with creative writing skills
  • Friendly with the ability to build strong press relationships
  • Ability to manage own deadlines and be proactive
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Gorkana, PR Shots and Diary Directory