PR and social media job opportunity at MAA

We are looking for a passionate and hardworking communications professional to join our busy agency team. The award-winning Marine Advertising Agency (MAA) is a leading provider of specialist marketing services to the marine industry. With offices in Haslar Marina (Gosport), MAA works with market leading marine companies on their PR, design, social media, digital and exhibition requirements.

Key responsibilities

Developing and implementing PR and social media strategies

Planning, implementing and reporting on social media promotional campaigns using platforms like Facebook Ad Manager

Building relationships with the media and with MAA clients

Writing and sending press releases, plus follow up with media to generate publicity for clients

Writing engaging and effective social media posts

Writing advertorials for clients as needed

Monitoring media coverage and creating coverage reports

Overseeing content production (adverts, videos, social media and online PR stunts)

Proofing client marketing materials

Arranging press calls and events

Overseeing market research

Skills and Experience

Proven success with social campaigns and PR management

Knowledge and experience of common monitoring and reporting tools for social media and PR

Experience of marketing and content creation

IT literate, particular fluency when using social media platforms

Excellent, accurate, written English

Quick to absorb and analyse large amounts of information

Able to present ideas with conviction

Good with figures and commercially aware

Skilled at negotiating with and motivating others

Person specification 

Enthusiastic, energetic, imaginative and creative

Approachable, outgoing and diplomatic

Proactive and with the ability to cope with pressure

A clear communicator, in person and writing

Comfortable working as part of a team

Highly organised and flexible

Confident, smart appearance and a self-starter with a ‘friendly can do’ approach

PR and social media executive

Job type: Part time (Mon/Tues/Wed) 15hrs per week

Salary: Commensurate with experience        Contact: Mike Shepherd –

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