Communications Director

4 days left

Location
England,London,West London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
24 Oct 2018
Closes
21 Nov 2018
Ref
13939097/001
Contact
Sevda Savas
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Director
Sectors
FMCG
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This motivated individual will have prior experience in media engagement, internal communications, reputation management and executive communications in an international matrix setting. They will be a storyteller with a proven track record of defining and executing impactful communications strategies and campaigns that measurably shift opinion.


Client Details

Leading Consumer Business with a highly dynamic, fast-paced, collaborative working environment and global reach.


Description

Key responsibilities will include:

* Define and execute a regional communications strategy designed to support growth objectives through creative and impactful initiatives and campaigns.
* Support the development and execution of creative local market communications strategies and programmes through a network of PR agencies and local teams.
* Identify critical issues and manage prompt communications response to mitigate negative impact to business reputation.
* Provide expert communications and media/press relations counsel to regional and country management/PR teams, and act as regional media contact.
* Create accurate and impactful written and video content for all channels, and ensure central content teams deliver the right content for the region/markets.
* Ensure the integration of communications activities with other external-facing activities, such as public affairs, as well as employee communications.
* Act as key regional liaison with global communications team to ensure alignment of goals and consistency of messaging.
* Provide tools and resources to country teams to drive more effective communications initiatives.
* Develop incident/crisis communications response in collaboration with key business leads.


Profile

The successfull candidate will posess the following qualities;

* Degree or equivalent;
* Track record of working across multiple geographies, or other international experience;
* Proven and demonstrable experience of defining and executing creative, impactful media/PR campaigns and events;
* Proven ability to work well under pressure;
* Ability to work autonomously and independently, but a strong team player;
* Excellent written skills;
* Ability to deal effectively and confidently with all levels within a matrix organisation;
* Track record of managing a network of PR agencies;
* Experience of crisis communication and issues management;
* Press office/media experience, including an ability to deal effectively with journalists across both consumer and corporate media;
* Experience of C-level executive communications support;
* Experience of team management.


Job Offer

There is a highly competitive package on offer including benefits.

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