PR & Communications Manager

Location Warrington
Job Type Full time
Salary £36000 - £50000 per annum
Contact Susannah Tavartkiladze
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Reference ST8873_1632836735
Job Title: Communications & PR Manager
Company: Mid size non-profit organisation
Location: Warrington
Focus of the role: 60% PR and 40% Communications
Hybrid role: 5 days a week fulltime role, 2 days per week office based Tuesday & Thursday and rest of the time WFH. Parking is provided.
Base Salary: £36k-circa £45k/£50k DOE

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
* Contribute to the development and delivery of the communications plan, creating internal and external (B2B & B2C) communications and official report copy, working to official guidelines, deadlines and sign off procedures
* Monitor daily media mentions to inform colleagues of relevant news and identify opportunities to respond
* Manage inbound media enquiries coordinating activity and responses with appropriate stakeholders including the Public Affairs team
* Develop and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to influence change. Advise and empower colleagues with media training connecting them with media and agencies as subject matter experts
* Manage publication of content via relevant channels and act as editorial oversight for other content generators within the business as required
* Work closely with colleagues to support events and campaigns
* Support the Head of Brand & Communications in maintaining and executing the crisis communications plan

Skills and attributes required:
Essential Skills / Experience;

* Proactive, positive, collaborative, creative and disciplined communications professional with exceptional written, editorial and presentation skills
* Strong organisational skills with attention to detail and process
* Ability to manage own workload, take initiative and drive collaboration coordinating campaigns and strategies with key stakeholders to achieve objectives
* Flexibility to respond dynamically to changing situations, whilst maintaining quality
* Experienced in omni-channel internal and external communications in B2B and B2C environments, formal report writing, management of public relations, media coordination and press release distribution
* Proven experience in a MarComs role which also includes solid experience in a PR/Communications role
* Competent in all MS Office packages particularly Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
Excellent interpersonal skills with good influencing skills.

Desirable Skills / Experience;

* Degree level qualified in related subject
* Creation of social media posts in design packages
* CIPR member/qualification