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Communications & Social Media Manager

Clear Channel UK
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15 Sep 2021

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We're looking for a brilliant new team member to lead on all PR activity in relation to Clear Channel's commercial activities in the UK and Europe and manage our UK social media channels.

You will be joining a well-established, friendly team of four that oversees all external and internal communications, social media as well as our charitable partnerships. As a team we shape, articulate and broadcast Clear Channel's stories and work closely with all corners of the business to showcase the brilliant achievements of our teams, build our company's reputation and raise awareness of Clear Channel in the wider world.

What you'll be doing

As the Communications Manager, you will be responsible for all external communications of our commercial activities as well Clear Channel UK's social media presence.

You'll align with our commercial teams to identify, shape and disseminate stories about our products, sales proposition, insights and campaigns to continue positioning Clear Channel as a Platform for Brands and keep Out of Home front of mind in key industry press and beyond. You'll work with senior stakeholders on thought leadership content, including speaking & interview opportunities, opinion pieces, as well as with our customers including Specialists, agencies and brands to promote exciting and often media-first campaigns and help win awards.

You'll also manage Clear Channel UK's social media presence, from strategy to execution, collaborating with colleagues from across the business to collate and create content. We'll be looking for you to bring new ideas, to make other ideas better and to build great relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to contribute to Clear Channel's commercial success. Ultimately, we want you to bring you, shape us.

Key responsibilities:
  • Partnering with Commercial teams (National Sales, Direct Sales, Create, Marketing) to identify PR opportunities and create a pipeline of news, stories and thought leadership content.
  • Drafting & editing content e.g. press releases, award submissions, opinion pieces, customer newsletter
  • Developing communications strategies for key UK & pan-European commercial initiatives (including Programmatic developments, research projects etc.) with implementation in the UK; sharing PR collateral and best practice with European colleagues.
  • Planning, creating and sharing content on CCUK social media channels (Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram + employee social advocacy platform Oktopost), driving engagement and measuring effectiveness.
  • Managing inbound enquiries through our external channels (website, social media) and handling reputational issues in relation to our commercial activities.

Who are you?

We're looking for a versatile copywriter who can write for different audiences with ease and bring commercial stories to life through impactful social media content and PR campaigns. You should be confident working with people at all levels of seniority, across different parts of the business, as well as our customers, including leading brands and agencies.

You'll have sound experience in a similar role (external communications/social media focused) from any industry background. It'd be a bonus if you previously worked for a company in the media and advertising industry.

Your approach should be proactive, with the ability to deliver to a high standard even when things get busy. We welcome fresh thinking and creative ideas as we're always keen on changing how we do things for the better

What you'll get
  • Basic salary £30,000 - 32,000 p.a.
  • Annual bonus
  • 25 days holiday (plus all the usual public holidays)
  • Company pension, life insurance and group income protection schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme, travel season ticket loans and a whole host of discounts across 100s of retailers
  • Flexible work environment
  • A great office environment in Soho with regular staff social activities (when restrictions permit)

What's in it for you?

It takes extraordinary talent from a collection of diverse minds to drive our future facing business forward as part of our mission of Creating the Future of Media. We're immensely proud of our People Behind the Posters, bonded by humility, integrity and commitment to challenge the status quo.

We think we offer benefits beyond what you can see, we offer benefits you can feel. A team to feel a part of, a place to grow, a home for your individuality, a space for your ideas, and a platform to make a difference in the communities where we operate.

The genuine feeling of support from a company of people who value you, whether you sit next to them or 100 miles away you can feel your worth and see the impact of your ideas and contributions. Our fun and informal culture and people are our biggest benefit and if you value that then you'll fit right in!

Who are we?

Clear Channel UK is one of the UK's largest Out of Home media and infrastructure companies with more than 35,000 sites nationwide. You'll find Clear Channel advertising panels from Inverness in Scotland to Truro in Cornwall and in every major urban area in between. In the UK, our dedicated team of more than 600 people work in 14 locations nationwide.

Clear Channel UK is part of Clear Channel Europe. Clear Channel Europe is a division of leading global Out of Home media company, Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO). The Clear Channel Europe portfolio spans 17 markets with 16,000 digital and 400,000 non-digital displays. Clear Channel Europe

has 2,900 dedicated employees.

Our Mission is To Create the future of media. Transforming our estate, to the benefit of all our stakeholders, through data-driven innovations and infrastructure. Our Purpose is to provide both A Platform for Brands & A Platform for Good. Delivering advertisers' media objectives whilst having a positive impact on the world around us.

Bring you. Shape us.

At Clear Channel UK we believe in fairness and as an equal opportunities employer we work hard to foster an inclusive environment, a place you can truly be yourself and be treated fairly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates for positions with Clear Channel must be legally authorized to work in the relevant country on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

CCUK does not accept CV's from recruitment agencies. Please do not forward applicants for our jobs,
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