• Influencer Specialist - Tech PR/Comms

    Job ID
    8251
    Job Location
    GB-London
    Location
    United Kingdom-London
    Category
    Digital & Social
  • Overview

    Love technology? Love working with influencers (from bloggers to journalists) and using social media? Want to help brands gain prominence online, and work across a range of boutique and blue-chip tech clients?

     

    At WE London, we are currently looking for an influencer specialist with a strong passion for integrated comms to join our team of 50 in our Covent Garden office. The role will involve the introduction, development and execution of influencer projects across a diverse portfolio of clients, and will rely on the relationships you are able to build with a wide range of influencers, from media, to popular bloggers and online personalities.

     

    When applying for the position please answer the following questions: who is your favourite British blogger/journo and why? What technology brand do you think does a great job on social media and why?

     

    More details below.

    Responsibilities

    ABOUT THE ROLE

     

    Our UK office is one of 18 across the globe, and it’s expanding rapidly. We work across time zones and continents. Our clients are innovative and so is our work – and importantly, our employees come first. Key requirements include:

     

    • Having a deep passion for technology across both business and consumer audiences
    • Having a deep understanding of the influencer world and proven experience of relationships with online and offline influencers
    • The ability to provide insightful team and client counsel on how to integrate digital influencers into traditional PR campaigns
    • Experience of executing digital-led integrated comms campaigns across different channels
    • Having a can-do attitude, a willingness to learn and contribute, and a voice in our collaborative team

     

    We also require you to have some agency experience to date, an inquisitive mind and a willingness to come out of your comfort zone and embrace our community-minded culture.

     

    This a great opportunity for a tenacious, forward-thinking comms pro to help us drive full integration across our technology client portfolio, and to work with an experienced team to learn, grow and fulfil your potential. 

     

    Main Accountabilities

     

    • Development of regular ‘smaller influencer campaign’ plans as well as overall client strategy
    • Solid media and influencer relations skills – via traditional, social and digital channels
    • Story generation abilities – helping to brainstorm ideas to generate coverage for clients
    • Ability to work with the digital and content teams – adding value wherever possible

     

     

    Qualifications

    Key Attributes of the Candidate

     

    Previous proven experience:

    • Typically at least 2-3 years’ experience in communications, preferably in an agency setting or within applicable industry
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) 
    • Strong content creation skills – video scripts, social editorial, blog, press releases etc.
    • Familiarity with current and emerging digital media platforms such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, forums and blogs
    • Competency with social listening tools, measurement tools, databases etc.

     

    Agency Business:

    • Ability to meet WE guidelines on best business practices including utilisation, daily timesheets, accurate billing, timely expense reports, etc.

     

    Culture:

    • Comfortable in a fast paced team environment (frequent tight deadlines, multitasking, etc.), with a very open culture
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Willingness to take risks
    • Interest in technology and how it’s changing our world

     

    *LI-WO1

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