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Senior PR Specialist

Cognito is a fast growing, international PR, marketing, and communications agency. We specialize in helping finance, technology, and professional services organizations, from large international players to cutting-edge start-ups, grow their business and manage their reputations. We are looking f...

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Cognito Media B.V.

Amsterdam
  • OpleidingsniveauHBO
  • CarrièreniveauErvaren (> 2 jaar)
  • UrenFulltime

Introductie

Cognito is a fast growing, international PR, marketing, and communications agency. We specialize in helping finance, technology, and professional services organizations, from large international players to cutting-edge start-ups, grow their business and manage their reputations.

We are looking for an experienced and driven Tech PR specialist to join our team. You are a media relations specialist, with experience in pitching to journalists, event organizers and content creators. You also have experience crafting stories and pitches to generate visibility primarily through earned media, combined with an understanding of how stories tie-in with digital and online platforms.

Working directly with senior communications teams and C-suite spokespeople within client organizations, you will be responsible for the oversight and high-quality delivery of all client deliverables and coordinating the day-to-day running of PR accounts, ensuring work is delivered on time, on budget and to the Cognito standard.

This is the ideal role if you are looking to make a significant step in your career. You are a professional with a hands-on approach who is comfortable with developing and winning new business and you work directly with senior stakeholders to shape market leading media relations programs.

Profiel

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day client relationships with a diverse portfolio of projects

  • Create and enhance the communications, media relations strategy for clients; be a senior sparring partner

  • Develop and grow relationships with journalists, influencers, creators, press and media outlets; with a focus on technology, finance & business press

  • Monitor, analyse and report on client/industry related news to inspire story ideas

  • Proactive pitching on behalf of clients for comment, by-line, op-ed and broadcast opportunities

  • Writing of media materials including briefing docs, client quotes, and pitches

  • Coordinate media interviews for clients

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Economics, Business or related field

  • Relevant experience to take on the responsibilities of an Account Director, team leader

  • Dutch native speaker and at least one other European language, any other languages is a plus

  • Agency experience preferred but not required

  • Understanding of the financial services industry will help

Aanbod

What we have to offer:

  • An open, energetic culture with a lot of freedom and clear responsibilities

  • Our office is located at Spaces Zuid-As, which also gives you the opportunity to work outside our office somewhere in the building and in other cities

  • Focus on personal growth including a personal development plan with bespoke mentoring by senior members of the team

  • Attractive remuneration package, including pension plan

  • 24 holidays for full-timer

  • Your own charge card for public transport for business
    related trips

  • We provide all the office materials to ensure you work in a pleasant and professional environment

  • Mobile phone

  • On Mondays we all lunch together and Friday afternoon
    drinks with networking opportunities

  • Global Cognicon multi day meeting every 2 years, where all employees from all Cognito Media offices will meet somewhere in the world

  • Opportunity to work from offices around the world to get to know your colleagues from Cognito Media globally

 

Procedure

Does your profile not exactly match the criteria we are looking for? Please feel free to reach out to us, we are open to discuss the possibilities.

We’re a close group with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you like to join our team, please send us your resume and a note explaining why you would be an amazing addition to the team via esma.guzel@cognitomedia.nl.

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