On the subject of PR Jobs

WANTED! Senior TV Publicist

On March 3rd, 2011 admin wrote on the subject of Entertainment PR Jobs.

Taylor Herring are seeking a  Senior TV Publicist to lead a variety of campaigns across both terrestrial and digital channels.

Taylor Herring is the leading PR agency in the TV industry – our credits include The Inbetweeners, The Apprentice and Doctor Who.

All applicants will need to show:

  1. Minimum 3 years publicity experience on TV shows
  2. Strong contacts, news sense and creativity
  3. Experience with talent
  4. Initiative – able to work solo and part of a team

Our TV team are known for being excellent communicators, strong and fast writers, passionate about TV and entertainment.

Please apply if the above describes you!

This is a 6 month contract, with extension potential.

contact: recruitment@taylorherring.com

JOBS: Head Of Digital PR

On December 10th, 2009 James wrote on the subject of Online PR.

In line with our continuing expansion into the online space we are recruiting a Head of Digital.

The winning candidate will set the direction for all online PR activity within the agency, working closely with all agency teams on client campaigns while developing new buisness relationships.

The agency has a stellar mix of clients across home entertainment, music, TV, games, film, celebrity, publishing, fmcg and more, so applicants will have an excellent knowledge of relevant UK online media and be able to demonstrate top-level contacts within these outlets.

You will be an online PR and social media expert, with at least five years experience in this field, and an excellent understanding of the evolving digital landscape.

You’re a digital evangelist, who are able to demonstrate the effectiveness of online PR to existing and potential new clients, as well as helping the agency as a whole stay at the forefront of digital innovation and trends. This is a job for a news-savvy creative with a proven track record.

You will report into the agency’s directors, and will be responsible for developing the team’s skills and knowledge, and hiring and training new staff.

Salary: Subject to experience

Contact: james@taylorherring.com

WANTED: BRILLIANT PRESS ASSISTANT

On March 6th, 2009 James wrote on the subject of Uncategorized.

Do you love The Inbetweeners, watch Skins, Fonejacker and Shameless without fail? If the answer is yes and you’re a fan of cult British comedy and drama then this could be the dream job for you.

This is a rare opportunity for an outstanding candidate who wants their first role in PR. We are looking for a go-getting press assistant with a real hunger for getting results and who isn’t afraid of putting forward their own creative ideas. You’ll need to use your initiative, be proactive and have a degree of natural confidence to build relationships with journalists and impress clients. In return, we will offer you the best hands on training around and tell you everything you need to know about entertainment and consumer PR.

The position will involve working on one of the biggest names in the Home Entertainment industry and some of the coolest brands around.

The ideal candidate will need;
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent writing skills
• Confidence on the phone
• The ability to think creatively and develop imaginative feature ideas
• Strong organisational skills

The role will involve selling-in stories to the media, writing press releases and strategies, administrative tasks and pitching for reviews, competitions and features. Salary will be dependent on experience.

Contact olivia.gourlay@taylorherring.com