#161976

Communications Manager

Location:
Amsterdam
Start date:
10/01/2021
Posted By:
Carla Bonello
Date:
22/10/2020

Job Description:

Our client is looking for an experienced Corporate Communications manager to help run our proactive and reactive work in Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg. The ideal candidate will be a multitalented communications specialist who has a general interest in societal issues & politics, a well-developed sense of social media, but also loves a good consumer pitch. The ability to combine strategy and flawless execution, ruthlessly prioritize and work on a number of projects at once will be essential.

 

Responsibilities           

  • Execute on the PR strategy, plans, programs and budgets based on brand image, sales objectives and company goals;
  • Provide guidance and assistance in implementing PR strategies and programs to external agencies;
  • Work cross-functionally with product, platform, policy, business, marketing and other international PR team members on individual media opportunities and broader programs;
  • Support brand/corporate reputation through crisis/issues effective management; Proactively identify and pitch stories that showcase the clients culture and business;
  • Prepare briefing materials and manage executive spokespeople;
  • Educate press, bloggers, analysts and influencers about core 'client' products and initiatives;
  • Help manage external PR agencies and budgets.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum bachelor's degree
  • 6+ years relevant professional experience, both agency and in-house preferred
  • Ability to work well under pressure, with tight deadlines
  • Strong project management and decision-making skills
  • Experience in working with PR agencies and contractors
  • Ability to think and communicate strategically with a variety of people
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills both in English and Dutch. French is a bonus.