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UK Media Relations Manager

UK Media Relations Manager

  • Location

    Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Communications, Permanent

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40,000 - £45,000

  • Contact:

    Julie Mazzei

  • Contact Email:

    jmazzei@vmagroup.com

  • Job Ref:

    JAM914154

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2019-03-13

  • Consultant:

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Renewable energy business has an exciting new opportunity to join its external communications team as UK Media Relations Manager.  With a focus on raising profile with regional, national and trade press to promote their work and raise awareness of green energy. 

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Plan and deliver proactive PR and social media strategy and programme as well as reactively protect the brand and be a part of the out of hours press team
  • Lead press and VIP trips to sites and maximise relationships with key stakeholders
  • Act as trusted counsel to UK senior leadership team
  • Work closely with UK comms team and wider international colleagues to ensure consistency of message and share of best practice

The successful candidate with have a strong track record in achieving media coverage at a national and regional level as well as across trade media.  Able to demonstrate both proactive and reputation management experience at a high level. 

Ideally experience gained working in a regulated industry in a large matrix organisation.  Looking for a good team player who is also able to self-start with an organised and strategic approach.  Able to measure outputs and continuously improve.