Communications & PR Manager

£32000 - £36000 per annum
10 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
David Hickling
Full Time
Contract Type
Better Placed are delighted to be working in partnership with a leading consumer Services Company based in central Sheffield. As they continue to grow from strength-to strength, they now have an outstanding opportunity for a talented and passionate Communications & PR Manager.

An exciting role which offers an excellent mix of proactive and reactive PR responsibility, alongside a full external communications strategy. The successful Communications Manager will have the opportunity to continue raising the profile of this well-established business.

Key responsibilities include:

* Managing press communications and increasing exposure of the brand across all media.
* Playing an instrumental role in growing the business further by keeping the brand at the forefront of customer's minds.
* Maintaining key press relationships.
* Ensuring that PR agencies are managed and utilised to constantly improve brand positioning.
* Develop, implement and evaluate external communications plans and activity, including but not restricted to PR, Events & Sponsorship plans, as part of the broader Marketing strategy
* Develop, implement and evaluate internal communications plans and activity, working collaboratively with key stakeholders within the Senior Leadership Team and other key functions

Key skills & Experience:

* Experience of developing and executing external communication plans/campaigns and measuring their effectiveness
* Experience of developing and executing internal communications and employee engagement strategies/plans which support business goals and objectives, and measuring their effectiveness
* Experience of communicating with a variety of audiences and successfully influencing and collaborating with stakeholders at all levels within an organisation.
* Experience of leading, motivating and developing a small team responsible for a range of projects and initiatives.

This exciting position is open to individuals who are currently operating at Account Manager level within an agency or to candidates who have managed messages at a management level in client-side roles.

This is a business that is growing and the opportunities for personal and career progression are in abundance. In addition, the salary and benefits package on offer for the Communications & PR Manager are excellent, a testament to the value placed on key employees.

If you are interested in hearing more about this rarely available opportunity, then please apply with your CV.

About Us...

Better Placed is undoubtedly one of the UK's leading Marketing Recruitment specialists. Over the last 15 years, we have been placing talented people into businesses across multiple sectors including FMCG, Retail, Financial Services and Agency. With offices in Leeds, London and Manchester, we are "better placed" to recruit marketing and digital talent for some of the UK's, and even world's biggest brands.