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Digital PR Executive (Grad-2 years)

Job Description

Salary/ Benefits
In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer. In addition to this, the position comes with a range of fantastic benefits including:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Life cover
  • Pension and annual pension clinic
  • Health cashback plan
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Additional service-related holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wide-ranging discount reward schemes
  • Access to online training courses
  • Paid for company events - including a fully funded Christmas party, company strategy and team building conferences and other social/hosted events during the year.

VANRATH is delighted to have partnered with a leading FinTech firm to recruit a Digital PR Executive to join their talented team.

The Ideal Person

  • Educated to degree level
  • A minimum of 1-2 years' industry experience in PR and media outreach, either in an agency, in house communications team or as part of a graduate placement
  • Experience working closely with journalists and responding to media requests, preferably within a fintech, insurance, banking or professional services environment
  • A proven track record of writing press releases, editorials, opinion pieces, articles, blog posts and social media posts
  • Experience of using press releases, media requests and proactive media outreach to secure press coverage and backlinks
  • Excellent and demonstrable working knowledge of the most popular social media channels to support media monitoring, evaluation
  • Must be eligible to live and work in the UK


  • Supporting our NI press office with selling in stories to press, constantly updating the master media list - with a view to managing the Northern Ireland section of the press office
  • Forging relationships and opportunities with journalists, bloggers and key influencers
  • Supporting the PR Specialist by drafting high quality PR content such as press releases and feature articles
  • Assisting with photography shoots and prop creation
  • Cleansing and evaluating the firm's data to find newsworthy trends and story hooks, including desk research to substantiate news stories
  • Proactively identifying upcoming opportunities that may require external comment or offer our brands an opportunity to generate media coverage
  • Managing the monitoring of media coverage relevant to the firm and our comparison brands with monthly evaluations and recommendations
  • Using competitor monitoring tools to analyse our competitors' media coverage, and leveraging that information to identify press opportunities for our own brands
  • Helping the team organise and stage-managing promotional opportunities, occasional events, merchandising and marketing opportunities
  • Supporting the PR Specialist on campaigns with external agencies and building PR plans for partners
  • Helping to manage bespoke projects, sponsorships and charity partnerships
  • Working with the social media team and assuming responsibility for social media editorial content - drafting and managing social media copy / stories, competitions, projects, influencers
  • Working to deadlines and being able to multi-task across various projects simultaneously
  • Supporting the customer services team once a month by handling email enquiries

  • For further information on this vacancy, or any other Cyber Security, Networks or Sales jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jordan Madden in the strictest confidence on 02890330250 or at