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Job Vacancy: Digital PR and Content Specialist

Salary: £28,000 to £34,000 PA, depending on experience
Location: Bankside, London (3x days in-office, 2x days remote)

About Verve Search: 

Based in Central London, Verve Search, part of the Omnicom Media Group UK, are industry leaders in the world of SEO & Content Marketing. Our SEO services combine creativity and technical expertise to help brands rank higher on search engines. 

Our experienced team of creatives and outreach specialists produce compelling, story-driven content that helps brands to be seen, spoken about and searched for online through the process of link-building (achieving linked coverage in the most relevant and authoritative websites around the world) on an international scale. 

Working at Verve means being part of one of the most creative and international teams in the industry and developing your knowledge and career in outreach, digital PR and creative strategy for organic search performance.

The role:

We are hiring an ambitious Digital PR Specialist and/or Content Creator with a great track record of coverage achieved and experience coming up with creative campaign ideas. The title will be senior, or not, depending on the candidate’s experience. 

Your role will be split between the Outreach team and the Creative team:

  • You will be expected to get coverage for our clients’ creative campaigns in top-tier media and highly influential publications, predominantly in the UK/US, but also other English-speaking countries. You will work closely with the Outreach Director and other senior members of the team to put together digital PR strategies for clients.
  • Additionally, you will be a direct support to the Creative Director and demonstrate creative and research skills in brainstorming, developing and pitching original ideas for content and campaigns of various size (both internally and to clients) that go on to achieve relevant news coverage for clients in a range of industries, including entertainment, tech, health, sports, and business. You will need to work closely with our production team and lead creative projects from start to finish to produce best-in-class content that tells stories which make headlines . 

We are looking for people that want to take their career to the next level by taking on challenging responsibilities. You will gain hands-on experience across a range of key skills in digital PR strategy, creative content marketing, and SEO.

This role is an incredible opportunity for professional growth and we always strive to help our people develop and create their own path in the company based on their strengths and interests. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have native/bilingual-level competency in English, both in written and spoken form. 
  • Have a proven track record in securing top-tier news coverage in the UK and in other English-speaking publications. 
  • Be able to show examples of creative campaign’ ideas that you have come up with, whether they are big or small, and their results.
  • Have a strong understanding of the UK (and, if possible, US) media landscape and culture, as well as a good knowledge of media and cultural trends. 
  • Have the ability to identify and develop stories, find the right hooks, and adapt your tone according to the vertical and audience.
  • Help support the wider team by solving problems and coming up with creative solutions when challenges arise.
  • Have demonstrable experience managing deadlines and targets.
  • Have one to two year’s experience in Digital PR and Content Creation (agency or in-house), or in a similar role.  
  • Have a desire to take your career in digital marketing and SEO to the next level and display an enthusiasm for learning.
  • Any professional proficiency in another language is a plus, but not essential. 

What we can offer you:

  • Career progression within the agency based on strengths and interests, which includes ongoing training in creative strategy, digital PR, content creation, and data storytelling to name a few.
  • You will be working in a close-knit team, whilst being part of a worldwide media group
  • 27 days of holiday plus bank holidays, and a day off on your birthday
  • Regular, voluntary initiatives to work for our chosen charity
  • Private medical care (upon completion of 3-month probationary period)
  • Life assurance
  • Free eye test and spectacle vouchers
  • Gym discounts local to our Bankside office
  • Early finish on Fridays (4pm)
  • Hybrid working options (3x days remote + 2x days in-office), upon return to the office, which based in Bankside, London
  • Complimentary breakfasts in our office canteen each day
  • A complimentary MacBook while you work with us
  • Competitive maternity/ paternity packages
  • Contributory pension scheme enrolment

Verve Search is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to consider applying for this role.

This is a full-time role (35 hrs per week) and you must have the right to live and work in the UK. 

To apply: send us an email with your CV and note about why you want the job at  [email protected]