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Competitions PR Manager

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Organisation: UK Athletics (UKA)
  • Salary: £27,810- £34,505 per annum- dependant on experience
  • Contract: Full Time
  • Closing Date: 17 September 2017 | Events & Operations

Competition PR Manager

Salary: £27,810- £34,505 per annum- dependant on experience

Location: Based at Head Office at Alexander Stadium in Birmingham with national and international travel as the role requires

UK Athletics (UKA), the National Governing Body for the premier Olympic sport of athletics, is offering an outstanding opportunity to play a key role in supporting the delivery of UKA’s major events strategy.

The Major Events Team manages the format and delivery of world-class events in-house at British Athletics, this includes managing the design, operational logistics, ticketing sales and operations, branding and venue management.  The MET also organises all Technical Officials and Volunteer arrangements for the events.

We are currently seeking to recruit a great PR professional to join the team and help with the effective delivery of the PR plan for British Athletics Events, overseeing external agencies engaged in this area, who may be assisting with marketing campaigns.

The successful candidate will have significant media relations experience – ideally in sports or other high profile sector, and experience in event media management ideally in the sports arena. They will also have experience of sponsor liaison & stakeholder liaison, strong editorial values and writing ability, and communication skills of the highest standards.

The post holder will take responsibility of delivery of the media, communications and PR strategy for British Athletics events including development of a yearly PR plan.

How to apply

If you believe that you meet the job role criteria and are ready to make a real impact please visit our website www.uka.org.uk under the ‘Governance/Employment’ section and complete an application form, Further details of the role can also be found there on the Job Description.

Closing date for applications is midnight Sunday 17 September 2017

UKA is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

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