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Communications Manager II

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    PR, Marketing & Digital

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    £44 per hour

  • Contact:

    Natasha White

  • Contact email:

    natasha@careermovesgroup.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7758 4300

  • Job ref:

    BH-39080

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-29

  • Startdate:

    2021-04-28

Communications Manager II

Location: London

Length: 6 months

Rate: £39.70 - £44.93 per hour (40 hours p/w)

Hours: 9am-6pm


Our Client is looking for a Communications Manager to join our Strategic Response Communications team. This person will be responsible for monitoring news cycles and developing analysis and reports for the company’s most pressing issues.

 A key part of this role is keeping teams informed with real-time news updates, summaries of social media conversations, and media coverage trends, themes, and overall comparative analysis.

The ideal candidate will excel at working collaboratively with colleagues and can consistently deliver high-quality work even under severe time constraints. Candidates should be strong communicators.

Attention to detail, ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced environment, strong reading, writing, and organization skills are critical. You should be passionate about the company’s products and policy issues and be familiar with using data analytics to inform media strategies.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Read, analyze, and summarize media coverage of important policy-related company issues.
  • Stay informed on news cycle domestically and internationally.
  • Stay informed and up to date on complex policy issues facing the company and deliver insights accordingly.
  • Track social media conversations and deliver insightful reports.
  • Work closely with broader communications teams to help support and inform communication strategy

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 3+ years of experience monitoring press and stakeholder relations.
  • Fluent in English and in at least one additional language: German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Dutch.
  • Familiarity with the European media market.
  • Experience drafting messaging materials and writing news summaries.
  • Experience managing issues and developing crisis communication strategies.
  • Experience owning multiples deliverables and working in a deadline driven environment.
  • Experience distilling technology or policy concepts into consumer language.
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, English, Journalism, Public Relations, Broadcast, Political Science, or related field.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Multiple languages a plus.
  • Experience working at a public affairs agency.
  • Experience working at a technology company.
  • Experience using data platforms to monitor media volume and analyze social media conversation.