Appointed - In-house Senior PR and Public Affairs Manager – consumer energy – central London

  • Location: London
  • Salary: competitive + big company benefits & bonus scheme
  • Ref: RW-1610-4031
  • 2016-10-12T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield

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The sharing economy has changed the world. This is a well reported fact and will come to a surprise to very few. Every day we are confronted with so much choice it is practically blinding; booking a holiday, which hotel do I choose? Booking a hotel; apartment, room or b'n'b? Getting home; flag a cab or use an app? Our client is at the cutting edge of this choice driven and shared economy landscape. A company that has successfully embraced the innovations of the best consumer tech brands but has seen through the difficult growing pains of a younger firm into being fully engaged with structure and an establishment. In its sector it holds a significant and powerful punch. They are recruiting for a Senior PR Manager to join their award winning PR team.

Based in central London within a spacious and well-facilitated open plan office, this company is the top player in the consumer affairs area. The communications team is well-structured and is led by the Head of Communications who is incredibly nurturing and supportive. Shortlisted for PRCA and CIPR awards, this team certainly punches above its weight and has managed to continuously achieve excellent results year by year. With personalised training and development programme, employees are being well looked after with fantastic benefits across all levels.

Key responsibilities for this London based Senior PR and Public Affairs Manager role:

  • Take ownership of developing and implementing PR strategy for the energy division of the business
  • Working closely with internal business partners to ensure campaigns are integrated
  • 40% of the role will involve working closely with the Head of Regulation on the public affairs programme
  • Take ownership of managing a budget and an external agency which focuses on news generation
  • Maintain and build relationships with all media to deliver the brand’s messages
  • Identify corporate key messages and deliver integrated campaigns
  • Nurture and manage a junior member of the team

Skills, experience and competencies for this London based Senior PR and Public Affairs Manager role:

  • Experience in the energy or environmental sector is essential
  • Solid PR experience (6+ years) at an Senior Account Director/Associate Director from an agency or PR Manager level in-house
  • Excellent track record on news generation as well as delivering consumer facing campaigns
  • Some knowledge or previous background in Public Affairs
  • Enjoy working in an autonomous, mature and self-motivated environment within a close-knit team
  • Must be a strategic thinker with proven track record for creating integrated PR campaigns that deliver positive coverage
  • Must have outstanding writing skills