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Global External Communications Manager, Tech/Automotive

  • Location


  • Discipline:

    Communications, Permanent

  • Job Type:


  • Salary:

    up to £75,000

  • Contact:

    Nisha Darbar

  • Contact Email:

  • Job Ref:

    ND 915594

  • Consultant:

    Nisha Darbar

We are working with a global automotive/technology business to find a Global External Communications Manager. This is a brand-new role and will be responsible for delivering and developing the External communications strategy globally.

Key responsibilities/skills:

  • Develop and deliver the PR/external communications strategy.

  • Proven well rounded communications experience.

  • Project manage bespoke customer events around the world.

  • Media Relations – proactively pitch relevant media (B2B and B2B) and reactively support any issues/crisis communications.

  • Communications and support surrounding events – typically 6-7 a year, these are bespoke b2b events and you will be responsible for press releases, journalist attendance, asset creation etc and management of messaging.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, ability to interact with c-suite execs and industry experts such as engineers.

  • Proven corporate communications experience.

  • Successfully brief agencies, photographers and production companies to create new assets which can be multi purposed.

  • Experience managing social media channels.

  • Strong writing skills, responsible for creation of assets and speechwriting for execs.

  • You will be culturally aware and ideally have some experience working with international markets.

  • You will support on ESG communications.

  • A background in automotive/technology is highly desirable. This can be from either in-house or agency side.

If you have the experience and are interested in discussing further, please apply ASAP with your current CV.



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