Social Media Manager

Recruiter
B&CE Holdings Ltd
Location
Crawley
Posted
16 Feb 2019
Closes
04 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Media Manager
Working in our expanding Policy and External Affairs team, your role will line manage our Press Officer whilst building a fast-paced, reactive media team, working across pensions and occupational health, and growing our presence across trade, national and regional print and broadcast media. You will actively manage B&CE’s media relations, drive forward our media strategy, produce effective key messaging and identify suitable media opportunities.
Practically speaking:
Reporting to the Head of Strategic Communications you’ll be responsible for:
* To build and manage an in house press office that’s manned 24/7
* Developing and implementation of B&CE’s media strategy
* Building strong working relationships with newspapers, trade magazines, broadcast and online media channels
* Supervising the production of key media materials to include press releases and articles
* Collaborating with internal teams and senior stakeholders across the business
* Monitoring all media performance and reporting
* Line managing and developing team members
If you're right for this role:
You’ll enjoy working within a solutions-driven, people-focused organisation.
You’ll have a can-do attitude and work well both independently and as part of a team and be aligned with our
values of Creating Simplicity, Keeping Promises and Showing Compassion.
* To have a strong background in media relations at degree level or equivalent experience (Journalism background desirable)
* Ability to build and grow relevant media contacts in a fast paced environment
* Able to develop a detailed understanding of B&CE’s business activity
* To be highly creative, self motivated with excellent communication skills to build working relationships
* Advanced skills in Word, Excel and Powerpoint
* Strong management and organisational skills
The perks:
Our people are our strength so finding ways to value and reward them is important to us. That’s why we offer an award-winning pension – it’s what we’re good at – plus health care cover, an onsite gym, access to a personal trainer… even the odd massage. And if they’re feeling peckish after all that activity, they can always refuel in our subsidised restaurant or grab some fruit – we get a big delivery every week. Discover more of B&CE’s employee benefits including our training programme, which is designed to give our people the support they need to develop a fulfilling career
B&CE is an equal opportunities employer. We believe everyone has the right to be treated fairly, with dignity and respect. We’re committed to treating all our people (and all who apply for a role at B&CE) equally

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