Senior Communications Executive

Location
England,Lancashire,Preston
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
05 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Ref
14004292/001
Contact
Sean Kerr
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Financial
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Communications executive looking to advance their career as part of a collaborative communications team in Preston where you'll be challenged and have the necessary freedom to grow?


Client Details

A staff-orientated financial services firm based in Preston with a large variety of different specialisms, this company works hard to ensure that it's staff are happy and enjoy a work life balance. With flexible working options and a culture that promotes collaboration and innovation, this company is looking for a likeminded Senior Communcations Executive that has an excellent teamwork mentality.


Description

* Developing an integrated communications strategy for the company incorporating PR, Marketing and Online.
* Implementing communications plans to increase brand awareness and recognition for the organisation.
* Developing relationships with key media to secure and grow media coverage both online and offline.
* Writing UK press releases for local and national media.
* Adapting UK press releases for international syndication ensuring stories translate to differing international markets.
* Monitoring press stories relating to the company and its brand and maximising opportunities for positive PR and playing down any negative PR.
* Collating and analysing current communications and messages and ensuring consistency.
* Developing and leading the company's internal communication strategy across the UK.
* Communicating brand to internal customers and stakeholders.
* Overseeing the annual communications budget and ensuring its use is fully maximised.


Profile

* Experience in Communications
* Experience in media relations
* Ability to tell a story
* Awareness of how to repackage communications for differing audiences
* Understanding of Comms practices
* History of working with digital/social media channels
* Organisations skills and strong time management
* Inquisitive and with a liking for the news


Job Offer

Competitive basic salary, plus benefits, as well as exciting career opportunities in a Financial Services Company based in Preston. As well as:

* A career path for progression from day one
* Autonomy within a collaborative business model
* Learning/development programs and events for you across the world throughout your entire career
* A particularly generous holiday allowance, and of course the ability to buy additional holidays
* A culture that focuses on long-term career success
* Private medical healthcare
* Life assurance
* Pension

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