Group PR Manager
Your new company
Your new company are leading independent data, voice and IP provider in Africa. They supply fibre optic, satellite and international carrier services to Africa's largest mobile network operators. They also provide payment solutions to financial institutions and retailers, as well as award winning data storage and communication solutions to businesses across the continent and beyond.
Your new role
You will nurture a strong industry network, increase awareness and develop an enviable corporate image by developing and executing effective communication and media relations programmes. You will develop a Public Relations communications plan including strategy, goals, budget and tactics. You will effectively build relationships with internal and external thought leaders to grow industry awareness. You will also develop a media relations strategy, seeking high-level placements in print, broadcast and online media - achieve high-impact and high volume coverage across nationals, relevant industry press, online and influencer markets. You will manage the PR aspects of any crisis situation. Your new role also requires some travel to Africa.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be an experienced driven senior Public Relations Manager who has proven track record designing and executing successful public relations campaigns at both a local and national level. You will need excellent communications skills to build strong relationships with national business and industry media outlets. You will have experience acting as a company spokesperson and be comfortable and skilled in both broadcast and print media interviews. You will be a creative and imaginative organiser with great business awareness and good knowledge of the telecoms industry.
What you'll get in return In return,
You will be paid a salary from £50,000 - £70,000 + Bonus structure and an additional benefits package. You will work in an established organisation and get to be part of the growth of the company. You will work in a busy working environment which offers a challenge and great opportunity to further you're credentials.
What you need to do now
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