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PR & Communications Officer

schuh Press Office London

Full-Time NEW!

About the role

PR & Communications Officer

We are looking for a PR & Communications Officer to join the PR team in our London office. At schuh we are not afraid to try something new so we are looking for someone who is bursting full of ideas to push us forward and set us apart as a PR team. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, passionate and results driven with excellent influencer, press and creative industry contacts with around 2 years experience in an in-house or agency role.


The Role
• Day to day running of a busy press office
• Developing and maintaining good relationships across influencer, media, creative industry contacts
• Managing influencer projects including paid and organic gifting
• Organising press, influencer and brand events with the larger PR team
• Supporting the senior team to execute strategies, prepare for meetings and plan brand launches
• Sourcing appropriate opportunities  for influencer and VIP gifting and in turn managing relationships with them or their management
• Wholly responsible for the recruitment, training and day to day management of the intern programme
• Monitoring media daily to identify any possible opportunities for schuh
• Managing the weekly bench-marking report for the business
• Writing press material including press releases, invites, promotional text
• Maintaining the in-house press sample management system and overseeing sample turnover
• Managing all press office databases
• Shared responsibility for the schuh PR social media channels
• Attending brand events when required
• Working with key departments within schuh HQ to fulfil their various PR and comms requirements
• Promotion of the PR department internally
• Brand ambassador and guardian for schuh


The Candidate
• Experienced PR Assistant / AE looking for the next step in their career
• An enviable contacts book
• Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
• Excellent organisational skills across all areas of the job
• Good time-management skills
• A self-motivated individual with a ‘can do’ attitude
• Someone who has a strong understanding of cultural trends inclusive of fashion, media, music and art


About schuh
schuh is one of the leading fashion footwear retailers, successfully trading from 130 stores in the UK, Ireland and online selling over 90 brands as well as their own label. The range of stock, combined with schuh’s distinctive in-store ambiance and atmosphere, highly trained staff and superb customer service has long insured a loyal following. schuh’s strong brand ID, unrivalled choice and forward approach to footwear has always guaranteed success for this Scottish based company.

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