Senior Corporate PR Manager

Recruiter
easyJet
Location
Primary Location United Kingdom, London, Luton Airport
Salary
Competitive base salary
Posted
26 Jun 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Company

When it comes to innovation and achievement there are few organisations with a better track record. Over the last 21 years, we have changed the way people travel across Europe, making it easy and affordable for our customers.  With a growing fleet of over 300 aircraft, annual passenger numbers in excess of 88 million  and an unparalleled network of over 1000 routes, we are well placed to become Europe’s preferred short haul airline. We’re also a digital company. Last year there were over 168 million visits to our mobile app. Then it’s our people and passion which set us apart. Highly talented, forward thinking people with a real sense of fun. We are generation easyJet, joined together by our ‘Orange Spirit’.

Job Purpose

The role of Senior Corporate PR Manager is to help manage the airline’s response on issues that could have a bearing on its corporate reputation. They will help to manage financial and corporate PR including financial calendar set pieces throughout the year around financial reporting and also more complex longer term issues like the gender pay gap or sustainability. They will also support on key reputational crisis issues always working to ensure the company is positively promoted within the media as well as robustly defending its reputation when required.  

Crisis & issue management

  • Responsible for Corporate reputational issue management, with focus on more complex and long lead issues (e.g. Gender pay gap, Living wage)

  • Responsible for leading on Corporate reputational crisis issues that are non-aviation specific (e.g. Brexit, Transport Select Committee)

  • Work in collaboration with Senior communications team as integral part of supporting critical crisis issues across the network

Media Management

  • Lead and manage the Tier 1 media (UK and international) handling with a focus on Transport, City, & Political (non-reactive side)

  • Develop, implement and lead integrated Corporate/PA/PR campaigns on, for example; Tegel turnaround, changes in European airspace, Gender pay

  • Lead on CEO media and speaking programme, including preparing materials for CEO speeches in UK and other Markets where team requires support

  • Lead on all elements of the financial calendar, in collaboration with the Director of Communications and CCO, including creating

easyJet Holidays

​Act as easyJet Holidays liaison an for for the Corporate Communications team and ensure a common approach to crisis and materials 

The role is predominantly UK centric, however, support to the team across the network on corporate PR matters may be required

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