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PR Specialist, Europe – Entertainment Lighting Products

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Key Details
Location: Flexible – UK, Belgium, France or Germany
Salary: €40,000 – €55,000+ per annum

About the Company
An internationally established innovator, developer and manufacturer of market leading lighting products for the entertainment market is seeking an experienced PR specialist to lead their European content origination and management efforts as part of the wider European marketing team. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the professional lighting industry’s leading manufacturers as they continue to grow and develop their global market position.

About the Role
Our client requires a Pubic and Press Relations Specialist to develop and support the growth of Professional Lighting and DJ product sales business throughout Europe. In this role you will use your already good understanding and experience within the professional or entertainment lighting products or technology sector to source, originate, develop and manage content through a variety of marketing communication channels including social, online and print. A particular focus of the role will be to develop and maintain your relationships within the European lighting design community and to work with leading LDs together with the company’s partners to identify and develop case studies, business cases and venue features. You will be required to travel regularly throughout the European region visiting customers and partners, as well as attending a number of local and international business events.

About You
The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in the professional or entertainment lighting sector working in a specialist PR, content origination or marketing communications role. It is essential that you have a network of contacts in this sector including ideally with a number of established LDs as well as a thorough understanding of the professional lighting sector including a reasonable understanding of entertainment lighting and control protocols. In addition, you should speak fluent English and ideally at least one other western European language. To excel in this role, you should be an excellent communicator and self-starter with first class client relationship and strong networking skills.

Essential skills:

  • Minimum of 4 – 6 years of successful experience in marketing, PR or content creation role.
  • Professional experience from within the entertainment lighting industry
  • Fluent in written as well as spoken English.

Highly desired:

  • Strong understanding of professional lighting industry
  • Familiarity with entertainment lighting and control protocols
  • Formal education in Business or Marketing
  • Outstanding presentation, communication digital marketing and client relationship skills
  • Driven with an instinct to take initiative and create positive business opportunities

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2018-11-12T16:44:24+00:00November 7th, 2018|Jobs|
Richard has worked in the professional audio industry since graduating from Warwick University, England in 1986 with a BSc Hons in Engineering Science. As a school music scholar with a strong interest in recording, Richard’s career took its own natural course. Initially working in direct sales of high-tech recording equipment supplying the UK music, recording and TV sectors, Richard moved on to work for the Japanese manufacturer Fostex where he became sales and marketing manager for the company’s range of professional audio products. There he spearheaded the development of a number of ground-breaking digital audio products designed for the film and post-production markets. During this time Richard worked on numerous product development and marketing assignments in Europe, Asia, the USA and the UK.