PR Manager Global

Recruiter
DAZN
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £48,000
Posted
19 Feb 2018
Closes
19 Mar 2018
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

WHAT’S YOUR NEW ROLE ABOUT?

As an experienced PR Manager, you will work within the marketing team and deliver our global PR strategyPassionate and knowledgeable about a variety of sports and incredibly well connected, you understand how the press works and what is important for sports fans. 

You know how to shape and deliver PR campaigns, events and run a press office function in a way that resonates with different segments of the media and how to best engage with them to tell our story and drive awareness, coverage, and subscriptions.  You will have experience of working with agencies and will have run successful initiatives for a major brand or sports property either in-house or at an agency.

Regrettably, we are unable to provide sponsorship for this role so you must be eligible to work in the UK on a permanent basis.

WHAT WILL YOU DO IN YOUR NEW ROLE? % of role

 

Work with your colleagues continuously evolve our global PR strategy as we grow

15%

          Develop and maintain relationships with national and trade media in the UK

10%

Identify opportunities, generate ideas for media coverage, and work with your local colleagues

20%

Research and write media releases, statements, press material, press kits, presentations and briefing materials for spokespeople

15%

Work with colleagues in local markets to plan and implement press conferences, speaker opportunities, media hosting events

15%

Manage PR agencies and other related agencies

15%

Manage crisis and issues with key stakeholders

5%

Monitor, track and report on our own PR activities as well as the competitive landscape

5%

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS? Priority Level (out of 4)

Excellent sports knowledge, news sense and editorial planning, with strong creative content writing skills

4

Proven ability in campaign planning

4

Experience across full PR toolkit – event management, press junkets, stunts, experiential, speaker opportunities, crisis

3

Experience in launching new or innovative products and services, ideally within an international environment balancing global strategy and local market needs

3

Proven ability in measuring performance against audience targets & analysing competitors

3

Partnership management skills: you will need to develop close working relationships with local representatives in the market

4

Ability to thrive in a fast paced, and collaborative international environment with a unique culture (we have a start-up mentality whilst being part of a global organisation)

4

 

DO YOU HAVE THESE DESIRABLES?

5+ years PR experience

Degree level (or equivalent) education in communications, journalism, or a related subject

Experience working in an international environment / global organisation

Previous experience managing PR for a: sport, digital, mobile, media, entertainment, lifestyle, or brave FMCG brand (i.e. Red Bull)

Line management experience

 

THESE ARE THE COMPETENCIES YOU’LL NEED TO SUCCEED IN YOUR ROLE….

Customer Orientation - Building and maintaining external and internal customer satisfaction.

Creativity & Innovation - Impactful innovation, break boundaries in our approach, media firsts, technology firsts, creative firsts, create campaigns that wow consumers and get the industry talking.

Drive & Energy - Self–motivated and driven to succeed, focused on results and passionate about the job.

Teamwork & Collaboration - Working collaboratively with a group of people in order to accomplish a task or achieve a goal.

 

DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand.  With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract.  DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service.  DAZN can play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.

We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV.  We’re launching into new global markets every year.

DAZN is currently available in Canada, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group. Check out DAZN here.

BENEFITS

You’ll receive 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel LoanCycle to Work Scheme*Childcare Voucher Scheme*, and more.

And there’s more…… you’ll have access to the Perform/DAZN online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in the world.

*Please Note - some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

Find out more about what we do at  http://media.dazn.com and www.performgroup.com

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