Digital Media Executive

  • Contract: Full-Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Department: SEO
  • GBP Salary: £14k - £20k

What we're looking for

We’re looking for a strong communicator with a talent for pitching concepts and content to publications & influencers in a wide range of industries. You will be confident in approaching bloggers, magazines and journalists via email and over the phone to build quality media relationships and ultimately secure the best possible media placements for our customers.

The Role

The day to day responsibilities of the digital media executive role are split across three key areas:

1. Strategy & Idea Generation

Producing ideas to get coverage for our customers from powerful influencers and online publications. You will work closely with our content team and account executives to plan out strategies which could include:

  • Outreaching creative content such as infographics, illustrations and interviews
  • Pitching fresh content ideas to bloggers & journalists – both local and national
  • Distributing press releases to targeted media locations
  • Organising product reviews, giveaways, blogger parties or local events

2. Publication & Influencer Research

Using our database of media contacts combined with your own online research, you will identify a number of influencers, blogs, magazines & newspapers who are the perfect fit to promote our clients. You will be responsible for pitching content & ideas to a range of media contacts through our email outreach system and over the phone using both a tailored and templated approach.

3. Local SEO Strategies

We have a big focus on local SEO as part of our digital strategy at Creare, and the media team are also involved in the implementation of SEO techniques for these customers.

What you'll know

The following experience is ideal but not essential;

  • Degree in Business, Marketing, Media or Public Relations
  • Previous experience in a Digital Marketing, PR or Media Relations role

Our successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following traits:

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and achieve KPIs
  • Target driven and self motivated
  • Outstanding organisational skills
  • Able to manage multiple campaigns and effectively prioritise work
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop new relationships
  • A people person with a passion for PR & Digital
  • Creative thinking combined with strong commercial awareness

Benefits

You don’t just get a great new job when you take up a position at Creare. Our staff also enjoy the following benefits;

  • Christmas parties
  • Onsite Staff/Games room and kitchen
  • Charity fundraising activities
  • Subsidised gym membership at Virgin Active
  • Minimum 20 days holiday (rising to 25) plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Complete training provided
  • Opportunities to attend industry events
  • Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers