External Communications Manager

£43000 - £48000 per annum
14 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Marcus Deeks
Job Discipline
Communications, PR & Media
Experience Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Unique opportunity to join a leading B2B Business in London as a External Communications Manager.

Client Details

Global B2B Business in London.


As the External Communications Manager in London you will drive the external communications strategy designed to enhance their reputation amongst the broad network of external stakeholders and maintains the momentum of the company's increased positive exposure in the national press and broadcast media.

Key responsibilities:

* Be focused and experienced in external media communications and have a nose for news.
* Crisis communication management experience, be re-active when necessary and be flexible on hours.
* Work closely with national press, who we do already have a good relationship with
* Manage a team of 2 Senior Press Officers
* Some budget management and events planning for strategic plans
* Host/engage with media on-site
* Handle media/journalists
* Write media statements and ideally have a Environmental background
* Able to work at pace and be a quick learner
* This role covers the UK including Ireland
* There may be occasional travel


The successful candidate will have a highly engaging character capable of managing positive and honest relationships with senior leaders in our business. My client are open to all industries, however you will need a strong background of managing a busy press office and external communications strategy within a large B2B organisation. This is a hands on position, they are looking for a "doer" who is both streetwise and with a good nose for a story. You will be able to demonstrate that you are commercially savvy and able to articulate how positive press relations and brand reputation boost the bottom line.

Job Offer

Competitive salary circa £45k + an excellent benefits package on offer.

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