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Commercial PR Executive

Date: 12-May-2022

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 20801 
Title Commercial PR Executive 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Communications (10000821) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Knight Frank is the leading independent international property consultancy based in the UK offering agency and professional advice across Commercial, Residential and Rural real estate sectors.  


We are currently looking for a Commercial PR Executive to join the in-house Commercial PR team. This important role will support the PR strategy for the firm’s Commercial division, reporting to the Commercial PR Manager.  Working closely with the wider Commercial PR team, the PR Executive will proactively identify and develop PR stories to support the business across a variety of platforms, to maximise opportunities for coverage as well as responding to reactive media requests. 


The ideal candidate should be a capable, articulate and efficient individual with an understanding of communications and the media landscape. The candidate should be self-sufficient and able to confidently manage multiple deadlines, stakeholders, and contribute to a strong and friendly team culture.


Key responsibilities:


  • Support the Commercial PR Managers with all PR activity for the UK Commercial division, with a particular focus on the 10 UK regional offices
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key B2B media, including property and business trades, national and regional titles 
  • Work closely with the firm’s Commercial Research team to identify and develop stories, trends and topics to place strategic news pieces and support media strategies for key publication launches
  • Pitch and arrange journalist briefings and comment opportunities for key spokespeople where relevant
  • Manage and drive the relationship with the network of 10 UK regional offices and their PR consultants. You will be the main point of contact for all UK regional offices 
  • Conduct annual, quarterly and monthly reporting of press coverage results for all service lines using our media monitoring system
  • Oversee Commercial PR team administration, such as press cuttings and reporting



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