PR & Communications Manager

Career Moves Group
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

PR & Communications Manager

up to 60k dep on experience

Based in Central London

Our client a global science/tech brand is looking for an experienced PR & Communications Manager to play a central role in shaping the company's communications strategy and tactical delivery. This person will need to be a strong internal counterpart and a persuasive external ambassador enthusiastic about debating complex, nuanced and globally significant topics with journalists, academics, policy thinkers, and other influential groups.

You will need to be able to synthesise a clear and coherent strategy for
communications from complex content. You will also be integral to building out the brands wider communications team, using your experience to help hire, mentor and develop less experienced members of the team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead communications strategy and execution for high-priority projects, both directly and through partners, including strategy and messaging
  • Proactive media relations, convening/co-convening launch events and arranging other event participation, content creation and dissemination, and orchestrating briefings for target audiences including non-media influencers
  • Advise the company on how to prepare for and manage complex reactive issues and

work directly with senior journalists and opinion formers to advocate the brands position

Experience required:

  • Substantial, credible experience in a communications-related role in a business,
    government or non-profit body
  • Strong interest in science and technology - and in the associated ethical and public
    policy debates
  • First-hand experience of developing multi-channel external communication programmes,
    as well as direct and significant experience in reputation risk / issues management
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong working relationships with external stakeholders,
    including senior journalists
  • Demonstrated project management experience and a proven ability to get things done
    quickly in a fast-paced environment

PLEASE NOTE as much as we'd love to get back to all our candidates, due to high volume applications, if you haven't heard from us within 7 days, then you've been unsuccessful in this instance