Senior PR Manager

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  • Sector:

    Communications, Interim

  • Job Type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £75,000

  • Contact:

    Jessica Downie

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  • Consultant:

    Jessica Downie

VMAGROUP are working with a leading multinational retailer to hire a Senior PR Manager on an 8-month FTC.

The Senior PR Manager will be key for many areas of the business, including the Executive Team and Group Leadership Team. You’ll need to be someone who can get to know the business swiftly, uncovering and developing news stories and campaigns, while also anticipating and managing issues in a calm and measured way. You’ll need to have strong Corporate PR experience and the ideal candidate will be someone with experience within a consumer-facing business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Reputation, issues management and crisis communications
  • Be a senior leader in the Corporate Affairs team
  • Support with annual results and financial PR communications
  • Identify opportunities for corporate PR strategies and campaigns
  • Working closely with PR agencies
  • Write, distribute and edit press releases

Key requirements:

  • Strong experience of Corporate PR, ideally in-house
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure, managing issues and crises effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Journalism background is useful
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills


VMAGROUP is a leading international interim and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist for communications, digital and marketing. Specialist practices cover internal and change communications, external communications, investor relations, public affairs, marketing, digital and agency services.

VMAGROUP has an international presence with offices across Europe. We have a reputation for providing leading 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.

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