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Head of PR

  • Location

    Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    up to £67,000

  • Contact:

    Nisha Darbar

  • Contact Email:

    ndarbar@vmagroup.com

  • Job Ref:

    ND914847

  • Consultant:

    Nisha Darbar

Fantastic opportunity for a strong PR professional to join this Global market leading brand in the Automotive industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating and delivering the UK Consumer PR strategy for the business across various product lines.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with key journalists.
  • You will lead and motivate a team of 8, plus a PR agency to deliver against your strategy.
  • Build relationships across the business and different business areas, acting as a trusted Comms advisor to senior leaders.
  • Develop relationships with European team and work closely with them on developing messaging for the UK including press releases, speeches, press kits, crisis communications, Q&As and statements.
  • Work with the European VP to develop corporate CSR strategy for Europe and implement the new direction for the UK business.
  • Manage PR budget.

Skills Required:

  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management/relationship building skills.
  • Proven experience in PR, specifically consumer PR although some corporate comms experience is highly desirable too.
  • Commercially astute and able to represent business at a senior level.
  • Prior budget management experience.
  • Prior line management experience.
  • A background in working for a global well-known consumer brand is required.

If you have the experience and are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please apply ASAP with your current CV.

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