Recruiting Head of Press for London Office

Friday 18th December 2015

Are you a creative, dynamic and enthusiastic arts-lover with extensive experience in delivering PR strategies? WildKat PR is looking for a Head of Press to join their London team


WildKat PR is a game-changer in the classical music industry, with offices in London, Berlin and New York. We adamantly believe in challenging the status quo of our industry, embracing creative values, and developing a strong digital and online focus.

As a young, enthusiastic music-loving company, our expertise and creativity allow us to devise innovative campaigns tailored to individual artists’ needs. With clients such as Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Tête à Tête Opera Festival, Cellist Matthew Sharp and Dartington International Summer School, our reach extends across a wide range of genres, as well as internationally, to offer professional PR support worldwide.


Job Description – Head of Press

WildKat PR is offering an exceptional opportunity for an experienced individual to join our London team, and both lead and advise our account managers across a diverse range of PR work. At a time of continued rapid international growth, you will devise, develop, plan and implement forward looking PR strategies for print, online, TV and radio as well as social media.

Your strong network and excellent relationships with editors and journalists, alongside your impeccable, up-to-date knowledge of the industry, will enable you to deliver imaginative and diverse PR campaigns

By providing managerial, strategic and creative direction, you will help our team explore new avenues, communicate more effectively and thus enhance our clients’ profiles by reaching new audiences and shaping innovative campaigns.

You will work alongside the Business Development Manager, and both the Junior and Senior Account Managers will report to you. By liaising with both our Berlin and New York offices, there will be opportunities to work abroad and impact the market internationally.

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Essential skills and experience:

  • 3 Year’s experience in defining and delivering PR strategies
  • An excellent network and strong relationships, primarily with classical music, as well as lifestyle, culture, technology, fashion and mainstream media outlets in the UK
  • Superb track record of liaising and working with press to deliver consistent results and high value PR
  • Energetic and creative with excellent organisational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to self-manage
  • Confidence to represent our brand at all levels
  • Preferred skills and experience:

  • Multi-lingual
  • Marketing experience
  • Degree-level education in preferably an arts subject
  • Opportunities of working with WildKat PR:

  • Open plan office; friendly and collaborative environment
  • A diverse role, providing opportunities to expand your skillset quickly
  • Gain wider industry experience, not just in PR
  • Supportive colleagues and management welcoming your fresh ideas
  • Personalised creative skills training and coaching
  • Collaboration with mainstream brands and projects
  • Opportunities for travel
  • Sociable atmosphere
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    Perks of the job

  • Annual company ski trip
  • Yoga in the office
  • Team lunches
  • Friday afternoon drinks
  • Opportunities of travel
  • Deadline: 5pm Monday January 25th 2016

    Salary is competitive and dependent upon experience. Please email fleur@wildkatpr.com for further information about this role.