Senior PR Officer

Orbit Group
England, West Midlands, Coventry
£30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
14 Sep 2018
21 Sep 2018
Laura Maxey
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
Senior PR Officer
Location: Coventry
Salary: £ 30,000 - £36,000
Hours: permanent Full time, 36.25 hours

Are you looking for the opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading Housing Associations? Can you demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills in a modern and customer focussed organisation?

The role

Orbit is looking for an experienced and innovative Senior PR Officer to join their expanding Marketing and Communications team in Coventry. This exciting role is a great opportunity for a knowledgeable and well organised PR Officer to join a commercially driven organisation with a strong social purpose at the forefront of a rapidly changing sector.

As the Senior PR Officer you will be part of a team of 6 communication professionals and work closely alongside the organisation's digital team and design teams. You will deliver a group wide PR strategy and help enhance Orbit's brand, reputation and vision through external media. You will be working with a range of channels and different types of media and you will also have input into new strategies to ensure Orbit embrace innovation and new ideas.

This role is suited to someone who can effectively demonstrate excellent organisation skills and have a good solid understanding of the corporate calendar which will include financial reporting, quarterly reviews and post budget statements. You will be expected to create quality content for multiple channels across a range of different audience groups and form working relationships with members of national, local and trade press.

About you

It is essential that you have extensive experience working in a PR background dealing with Chief Executives and Boards.

Corporate communication plays a big part in this role so you must have experience and understanding in drafting copies of key corporate documents including customer annual reports, financial reports and business plans.

You'll need to be able to think creatively and inventively in order to help produce engaging and fresh content and have a good instinct for a story.

Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including profit related bonus, private medical insurance, 27 days holiday entitlement, a competitive pension scheme and the added benefit of agile working with the opportunity to work from home on occasion.

About us

As one of the country's largest housing providers, Orbit owns and manages 42,000 homes and also develops properties for private sale and shared ownership. Orbit is committed to its vision to lead in building thriving communities. It is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. People at Orbit are passionate about making a real difference to customers and the communities in which they live, they place customers at the heart of everything they do and commit to delivering homes and communities that customers are proud to live within. Orbit is a long-term sustainable business that generates profit for a purpose to re-invest across the communities it servesand to build much needed new homes.

advert closing - Sunday 23rd September at midnight
interviews - week commencing 1st October

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Laura Maxey at Retinue Solutions, on 0203 837 7880

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.