PR & Comms Manager

PR and Comms Manager, with international exposure and brand experience.
A global leader in the hospitality industry, based in the heart of Crawley. Recognised as the leading innovator within their field locally, they have seen large company growth within the last few years, with ambitious plans for further growth. If you are looking for a senior PR & Comms role, with previous experience working directly with a brand, within a passionate and positive culture, then this would be an exciting opportunity for you.

Reporting into the Brand Director, you will have a focus on leading the brand communications and messaging through management of their PR agency network, PR campaigns, social media and media monitoring. Working with the brand director and relevant internal teams to support the brand image.

The role will include some international travel and would therefore suit a candidate with interest and wide experience in international communication.

Your new role

  • Support Brand Director in brand communication
  • Social media and media monitoring: management of monitoring agency, from contract negotiation to briefing, reporting for sponsors, brand reputation and following of media trends
  • Coordinate the annual PR plan, calendar and manage annual budget
  • Manage agencies involved in the media relations of our events/activities from start to post event reports.
  • In conjunction with PR agencies, develop key media messages, Q&As, press releases (excluding writing), key assets for media (photography, video…), media kits, infographics and other necessary materials to support media pitching, story development and key interviews
  • Coordinate events media relations (on-site or remotely depending on the event) including event PR agency briefing and coordination, press conference and media moment coordination, selection and distribution of assets (hero shots and pics on media centre, video clips)
  • Manage online Media Centre with Content team

What you'll need to succeed

  • Extensive experience in brand communications and press relations within an in-house position
  • exposure to international communications including international PR, knowledge of media landscape outside the UK
  • Proven track record in developing and delivering consumer-facing brand PR campaigns, both at local and international level which deliver results
  • Tactical understanding of all primary social media platforms and experience in influencer campaigns
  • A keen interest in the world of food and drink

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Job type:
Working Pattern
Travel, Hospitality, Leisure & Tourism
Brand Management
Up to £45,000
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Talk to Maisie Sawyer, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Brighton

2nd Floor, International House, 78 - 81 Queens Road

Telephone: 01273739272

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