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Residential PR Executive, Residential Development & Consultancy

Date: 12-May-2022

Location: London, GB, W1U 8AN

Company: Knight Frank

Reference No 20785 
Title Residential PR Executive, Residential Development & Consultancy 
Type Permanent 
Salary Range Competitive
Division Business Services 
Sub Division Business Services 
Department Communications (10000821) 
Location 55 Baker Street 


Knight Frank LLP advise on some of the finest properties in the world, and provide expert market analysis to our clients.


Residential Development & Investment offers a wide range of professional services to clients with needs across the property spectrum – including Residential Investment, Student Property, Seniors Housing, Land Agency, Development Strategy & Finance, Planning, Public Sector, Debt & Capital Advisory, Education & Charities, Prime New Homes, New Homes and International Property Sales. Residential Consultancy covers Rural Asset Management, Agri-Consultancy, Residential Building Consultancy, Residential Valuations, Energy & Renewables, Leasehold Reform, Private Residence Consultancy, Marine, Compulsory Purchase and Mapping. 
We are now looking for a Residential Development and Consultancy PR executive to join our in-house PR team.  
Your role will be to help PR these two teams to UK and international audiences. 


The ideal candidate will be an articulate and efficient individual with an understanding of communications and the media landscape. The candidate should be self-sufficient and able to confidentially manage multiple deadlines and contribute to a strong and open team culture. You will have a genuine interest in property and would love the opportunity to work with two of Knight Frank’s most diverse and interesting teams. 


Key responsibilities: 


  • Work closely with the Residential Development & Investment PR manager on a day to day basis 
  • Alongside the PR Manager, attend regular PR catch ups with Residential Development and Residential Consultancy stakeholders across the business to track team activity and mine proactive PR ideas for press
  • Alongside the PR Manager and Head of UK Residential PR, attend meetings with developers and advise on launch strategies for new homes / prime new homes projects 
  • Draft and issue press releases to profile deals announcements, company news and new research reports
  • Draft and pitch thought-leadership commentary 
  • Manage weekly forward features and incoming media requests
  • Work closely with the in-house Residential Research team to support the promotion of market reports and data  
  • Build your book of journalist contacts and maintain relationships with key national and trade press. Attend journalist briefings as and when required
  • Keep on top of team press lists and ensure lists are always up to date
  • Monitor coverage and keep on top of the coverage trackers
  • Produce monthly / quarterly coverage reports and attend Board meetings as and when required to present results



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