PR Executive

Closing Date: 20 January 2020
Location: Glasgow

If you’re a brilliant story teller, a skilled communicator, have a flair for writing and a creative approach to everything you do – then read on.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PR Executive to join the Communications team at STV. This role is primarily focused on delivering a brilliant PR service for STV across all main business divisions. Working closely with the Head of Communications, this includes driving the PR and press office function for:
  • STV Productions (liaising with broadcasters and agencies/writing releases)
  • STV Player and digital (liaising with 3rd parties, programming, managing news flow)
  • STV regional programming, including news and current affairs
  • STV Children’s Appeal
Key responsibilities include:
  • Media and influencer relations/ relationship building (Scotland and UK)
  • Drafting communication materials, including press releases, planning and briefing documents;
  • Involvement in identifying communication priorities and plans for STV to support achievement of business objectives and strategic growth priorities;
  • Working closely with the marketing team to support brand management and social media activities;
  • Contributing to ad-hoc projects to support new business initiatives and projects.
  • Press Cuttings
  • Awards – working closely with marketing and wider business on strategy and applications
  • Updating STV Corporate website and social media accounts
 Skills required:
  • Ability to write creatively and edit for a variety of media;
  • Media relations experience and good relationships with Scottish press and relevant trade press;
  • Ability to work with staff at all levels of the business and represent STV with external stakeholders;
  • Motivated and enthusiastic team player;
  • A positive and proactive attitude; the ability to respond to deadlines and handle conflicting priorities calmly and effectively, along with strong communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills are required;
  • Degree or equivalent in a PR or Communications discipline is desirable.
 To apply please send your CV & cover letter to
STV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and equality of opportunity for all.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.