PR External Corporate Communications Specialist

  • Job Reference: N6030-585S
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2018
  • Location: Marlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email: info@gregory-martin.com
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

PR External Corporate Communications Specialist  

 

Our client is looking for PR External Corporate Communications Specialist this role will be based in Marlow but may require travel to other sites and London. Some home working would be allowed.

The successful candidate should have experience and come from a Technology / Aerospace / Defence background. The role will be working with Media and Press on: Crisis’s management issues, Update media and press on new senior hires with the business, New product launches. Supporting our clients Brand on Social media platforms, they will be engaging and working with high level managers and will be involved in Trade fairs.

 

The successful candidate will be responsible for external communications strategies, this role is to drive superior media engagement and intimacy, raising the positive profile of our client, by cultivating and maintaining relationships with key media, strategically positioning key spokespeople and stories, and customer wins and brand messaging.  Exploit all aspects of the social media marketing roadmap, to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and network users. This role offers an attractive salary and excellent benefits including bonus and 12% pension.

 

As PR Corporate Communications Specialist your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Proven working experience in public relations, social media or related field

Experience of the aerospace & defence industry would be preferred, Technology background would also be considered

Additional language would be helpful; (specifically French)

Excellent command of spoken and written language: the ability to put things clearly and simply so that others can understand

Ability to write in a variety of styles to appeal to different audiences

Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to the media, clients, senior management and other employees of the company

Ability to handle sensitive information in confidence and with discretion

Knowledge of contracting and monitoring of outā€sourced contractual services

Demonstrable social networking experience and social analytics tools knowledge

Adequate knowledge of SEO

Events management

Maintaining effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholder organisations

 

Qualifications

Work experience in communications, marketing, journalism or public relations, preferably with a PR agency or in-house media relations Team and BS in Communications, Marketing, Business, New Media or Public Relations/Journalism or equivalent

 

PR External Corporate Communications Specialist  

Based in Marlow, Buckinghamshire with some home working

Salary:  very competitive salary and excellent benefits