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Senior Global Media Relations Manager - FMCG

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Communications

  • Contact:

    Nisha Darbar

  • Contact Email:

    ndarbar@vmagroup.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7436 4243

  • Job Ref:

    ND91611

  • Consultant:

    Nisha Darbar

​Fantastic opportunity for a Senior Global Media Relations Manager to join a market leading FMCG (food) business who own well known and much loved brands!

This role will be responsible for all aspects of corporate communications from managing media and press, leadership/executive profiling and actively promote the business’ successes and new initiatives at a global level.

You will play a key role in reactive communications such as issues/crisis comms as well as managing the corporate press office.

Key responsibilities/skills:

  • Create, develop and deliver the PR & communications strategies to raise awareness and build upon the reputation of the business externally at a global, corporate level.

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining global messaging and proof points for media and external communications, shaping campaigns to enhance the cultural relevance of the corporate brand and individual consumer brands.

  • Responsible for all media relations (including top tier), developing and building relationships with key target media in the UK and globally.

  • Strong stakeholder management/influencing skills – you will have exposure to the CEO and work with senior executives to advise on communications and identifying media profiling opportunities.

  • Lead on issues/crisis comms and brand reputation activities.

  • You will oversee all communications to the media, such as press releases, press kits, managing press trips and other content initiatives.

  • Manage the corporate communications agency support in relevant markets.

  • You will have significant experience in media relations, PR and corporate communications.

  • Strong understanding of the UK media landscape.

  • Experience working in the FMCG industry is helpful, but not mandatory.

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

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