Alexander James Recruitment

Commercial PR Manager

Expiring today

Location
Reading, Berkshire
Salary
Up to £75k, Oct 16 - Jun 17 or a day rate of up to £330
Posted
01 Sep 2016
Closes
29 Sep 2016
Ref
20816
Marketing Disciplines
Brand, PR and Communications
Industry Sector
Consumer Goods, Telecoms
Contract Type
Contract
Work Experience Level
Manager
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Job Role
PR Manager

Commercial PR Manager

Our client is one of the largest tech brands in the world.  And this is an amazing opportunity to join the team. 

The role is offered on an initial contract basis from October 2016 until June 2017.

The team provides strategic communications advice to the business, building and protecting the brand and reputation by influencing the external and internal narrative about the company and its role in the UK.

The role focusses on a broad mix of products and services aimed at the commercial market.

Key Success Criteria
• Ability to seek out social and traditional media opportunities to help amplify our products, campaign wins and brand
• Gains respect and viewed as an excellent partner to those segments and engineering groups driving the commercial business
• Managing agency activity to a high standard and enabling their success
• Develops an excellent relationship and engages with our key industry partners who help to deliver  services to the market (key Partners within the Partner Network to be determined with the Partner team)
• Takes a highly collaborative approach to PR and communications, including the ability to resolve conflict and ambiguity to craft a  story with external resonance. This will include partnership with colleagues across the marketing team

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Essential Experience

  • Proven experience of managing integrated marketing campaigns preferred

  • Experienced in giving senior level counsel

  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the UK traditional and social media landscape

  • Strong track record in managing PR campaigns and agency resources to deliver tangible results

  • The candidate must possess PR & Communications experience at a UK PR agency or in-house (or both), working on recognised commercial technology brand campaigns
  • Experience of the Cloud Computing market with leading technology brands

Personal Attributes/Interpersonal Skills

  • the candidate should possess excellent collaboration skills and a demonstrated ability to partner well with key stakeholders internally and externally; self-starter, yet happy working in a team

Technical/Functional Skills

  • Solid writing skills, active social media follower/leader

Qualifications

  • Degree-level qualification preferred

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