Stratford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Brand:
06 (Coral)
About The Role

We’re Entain. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands and over 24,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together.  Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world of entertainment.

We currently have an exciting vacancy within the Coral PR team.  The individual will work within a small, dynamic team, reporting into the Head of Coral PR, with the aim of generating media coverage, fulfilling our broadcast obligations, working closely with our sponsorship team, brand ambassadors and colleagues across the business.  A keen and knowledgeable interest in horseracing is essential, and an interest in sport and current affairs is preferred.  The role will require some weekend and evening working and training will be given to the successful candidate.

 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Send out press releases, consistently written to a high standard and in line with the Coral brand’s tone of voice, to relevant targeted media in a timely manner with the aim of maximising coverage for the brand
  • Work closely with the Coral consumer PR agency to identify and implement stunts and activities in support of the overall PR objectives for the brand
  • Develop ideas for, and create, engaging content for use on Coral communication channels – social media, CoralTV and the Coral news site.
  • Work closely with the Coral social media team to develop Social Media / PR content ideas
  • Carry out broadcast interviews on relevant topics whether responding to ad hoc requests or fulfilling planned activity
  • Writing ambassador blogs to a high level.
  • Attend key horseracing events as a Coral brand representative
Skills:
 

Essential

  • A keen knowledge of horseracing
  • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written

Desired

  • A keen knowledge of sport and betting
Experience of working in a sports/betting related PR or media role
 

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.