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Southern Region PR Manager (12 Month Maternity Cover) - Salisbury

Job Description:

A full time (maternity cover) appointment for a regional PR manager covering 14 offices across the south and south east. Based close to Salisbury or in the south east, travel will be required between regional offices, to London or other offices outside the region.  Property disciplines covered include residential sales, lettings, rural, development, new homes and planning.

Key Responsibilities:

Content creation

  • Creating a range of content for and on behalf of the regional offices
  • Copywriting for editorial, blog, social, advertorial and a number of specific marketing projects
  • Localising national and research-based stories for regional audiences
  • Creating content for Savills Intranet (‘Connect’) and newsletters

Media relations

  • Promotion through the local and regional newspapers, business and trade press and where appropriate, TV and radio, all aspects of the Savills business and employees in the south and south east
  • Management of a reactive and proactive press office for the southern region
  • Establish and maintain relationships with the news, business, property and agricultural editors of key regional newspapers
  • Establish and maintain relations with key business and trade publications around the region

Media monitoring

  • Monitoring and logging of media coverage
  • Reporting on success to central press office and regional business heads


  • Manage and maintain relationships with the national press office and other regional PR managers
  • Liaison with internal communications team, social team and Savills website team to ensure all news, stories and features are distributed via the internal and external Savills channels as appropriate
  • Liaison and training with office PR reps to ensure effective communication around the region
  • Working with residential marketing team on a number of specific projects
  • Maintenance of filing systems
  • Monthly PR reports for the residential business and others as required
  • Present at monthly office meetings where required
  • Report to head of PR on a monthly basis on activity across the region
  • Visit offices within region on a regular basis
  • In conjunction with the national press office, advise on crisis communications as and when required
  • Advise regional teams on getting the best out of social media in accordance with company policy

 Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum of three years’ experience in PR or associated fields i.e. journalism
  • Must have excellent and proven copywriting and content creation skills
  • Experience in handling clients and advising on expectations
  • The ability to identify stories
  • Journalist liaison and relationships – adherence to deadlines
  • Good understanding of digital communications and social media
  • Ability to work as part of a team in the south and south east and as part of a wider team of press officers across the UK
  • Ability to work with and report to a number of different stakeholders simultaneously across the business
  • Must be a self-starter, able to manage own workload and deliver results
  • Sound judgment
  • Previous experience in property or agricultural PR an advantage
  • Experience of dealing with external agencies an advantage

Application Details:

Please apply via e-mail enclosing a CV, cover letter and your current salary details to:

Lynn Lowe

Salary details available upon application, commensurate with experience and skills.

You are also invited to complete the following: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

The Company is an Equal Opportunities Employer. View our Equality and Diversity Policy.



Key contacts

Lynn Lowe

Lynn Lowe

Internal Recruitment Advisor
Human Resources

Margaret Street