Jobs Default Image

Media Relations Manager (12-month FTC)

  • Location


  • Discipline:


  • Job Type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Ben Mitchell

  • Contact Email:

  • Contact phone:

    07936 039259

  • Duration:

    12-month FTC

  • Start Date:

    18 July

  • Consultant:

    Ben Mitchell

A brilliant opportunity here for an ambitious media relations pro to take on a pivotal, FTC press office role at a FTSE 100 retail giant and one of the UK’s most high-profile supermarket brands.

Positioned in the wider Corporate Communications team, itself part of a business-wide Corporate Affairs function and with plenty of access to senior leadership, this role is ideal for a polished professional, well-used to busy, media-facing environments and with a calm head when thrust into the thick of a media crisis.

Offering a competitive salary with bonus, retail discounts and additional compensation for out-of-hours cover, this would suit someone seeking to take the next step in their media relations career by putting themselves at the heart of the action for a household brand. You’ll probably need 5 years or so of experience in agency or in-house environments, perhaps with a background in (but not limited to) financial/professional services, FMCG or tech. You’ll be a credible team player who is entirely comfortable working independently and proactively, whether it be on issues management, advising senior executives or handling the twin-headed beasts of corporate/financial PR and consumer finance.

With hybrid working and a competitive salary & benefits, you’ll find yourself working in a collaborative, down-to-earth culture while operating at the sharp end of a retail business that is perennially in the news and always under the spotlight.

If this sounds as if it might be up your street, please get in touch ASAP.


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.