External Communications Manager

£30000 - £40000
29 Nov 2016
27 Dec 2016
Michelle Mumford
Communications & PR
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type
External Communications Manager, £30 000 - £40 000, Gloucester


Are you a PR expert with a knack for developing media relationships and creating engaging external communications campaigns? Do you suit a regulated environment where your creativity will really show out? If so, then this role could be for you……..


Our client are a leading specialist within the Financial Services sector and we are delighted to be working with them on a new role for their business to focus on all things PR. As the External Communications Manager you will be reporting directly in to the Group Head of External Communications and will be responsible for promoting the organisation through creative external communications campaigns.


You will play a pivotal role in managing a diverse range of integrated campaigns and take responsibility for:


  • All things PR!
  • Developing and building working relationships with a variety of media contacts
  • Campaign management from creation through to implementation and analysis
  • Networking across the business with a range of internal stakeholders
  • Developing external communications plans across a breadth of platforms
  • Providing and managing a robust press office function
  • Creating engaging and audience appropriate press releases and digital content
  • Attending media interviews and acting as the ‘voice’ of the organisation
  • Managing the media training plan

To be successful in this role you will have proven PR experience in a regulated role and be excellent at managing your own time. You will have experience in managing several projects at any one time and be able to react to the environment around you.  The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal communication skills and be confident in liaising with internal and external stakeholders alike. It goes without saying that you will be a highly competent writer with the ability to adapt your style to suit the audience and the channel.


In reward for your hard work and dedication you will be rewarded with a competitive salary of between £30 000 and £40 000 along with a bonus and other benefits.


If this role is of interest then please apply through our website or contact Michelle Mumford at Blue Skies Marketing Recruitment on 01789 201461


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