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Twist Group – Marketing & PR Executive – Newcastle upon Tyne – £18,000


Edward Reed are working with Twist Group to find an incredibly ambitious PR Executive with an entrepreneurial spirit to join the team in Newcastle city Centre.

This is an exciting opportunity for those with a passion for telling a good story to join a growing team.

Twist have some fantastic projects coming up and are looking to appoint someone who gets excited about securing media coverage, driving brand awareness, working with influencers and creating engaging content that can be used across; traditional media, social media, as well as on Twist’s editorial blog and Podcasts.

The Role:

  • Helping to run daily proactive and reactive media relations with national and consumer titles as well as online media, with a focus on securing coverage and developing relationships externally
  • Being a newshound, constantly seeking out the latest news about Twist’s services, colleagues and customers and not being afraid to build relationships with the press to achieve coverage goals
  • Researching, planning, writing and distributing stories across a number of communications channels to generate coverage and engagement
  • Supporting the implementation of the Twist’s wider communications strategy including; PR, content marketing, content creation and organic social media
  • Helping to source and create stories for use on social media on behalf of clients
  • Monitoring comms channels on a daily basis to identify opportunities to promote our client’s brands
  • Collating, analysing and evaluating campaigns
  • Developing strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Running weekly / monthly team reports and analysing data to inform future planning

Experience and Skills Required:

  • At least two years’ experience in a fast paced journalistic / PR / comms environment gained either in-house or in agency at an account executive level
  • You’ll be a team player that thrives on getting stuck in and working on a variety of projects, be ambitious and have an entrepreneurial spirit
  • You’ll have exceptional writing skills and a nose for a good story
  • Strong media selling-in skills and able to build relationships with journalists
  • A keen interest in news and current affairs
  • Able to create content with panache and clarity that fits our client’s brands
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisation skills, creative flair and the confidence to express your ideas


  • Marketing Communications: 3 years (Preferred)
  • PR: 3 years (Preferred)

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