Perm £28,000 – £29,000 per annum + benefits – Slough, Berkshire

The Communications Executive role requires a hands-on approach, with responsibility for activities including content creation, contributing to media relations and engagement with cross-functional projects. This role is part of the global team and supports the corporate centre as well as offering advice and assistance to the regional communications teams.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Manage communication programmes ensuring consistent messaging, creative execution and measurable outcomes
  • Maintain direct contact with the trade-focused and national media publications to pitch stories on a broad range of business issues and corporate news-flow
  • Work closely with stakeholder teams including management and marketing teams to develop creative, integrated programmes utilising both traditional PR and social media
  • Develop and manage Companies spokesperson briefing centre
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Create content for press releases, statements, briefings, FAQS, blogs and abstracts
  • Monitor, measure, analyse and communicate PR results
  • Build relationships with thought leaders to grow industry awareness
  • Maintain a keen understanding of industry trends affecting clients and incorporate trends into relevant story angles

Capabilities:

  • Proven in house or agency Public Relations experience
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills with ability to tell stories that bring company transformation to life
  • Strong ability to work independently, multi-task and prioritise responsibilities
  • A self-starter with proven ability work with various levels of an organisation and discipline for setting goals and driving results
  • Proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns
  • Established track record in media relations, issue/crisis communications management, and spokesperson training
  • Strong relationships with industry media outlets
  • Successful at managing stakeholders at all levels of an organisation (including senior executives), as well as media, partners, customers
  • Creative, collaborative and organised approach to identifying opportunities and solving problems
  • Excellent understanding of business use of social media