Senior PR & Communications Manager

Senior PR & Communications Manager

Working From Home

Full Time - FTC

Are you ready for an exciting new challenge with a successful Gold Standard full fibre network provider? Backed by significant private investment, we’re looking for bright sparks who like to go the extra mile to join us in what is an exciting time to work at County Broadband.

To support our rapid growth, we are looking for talented and ambitious people with the knowledge, creativity, drive and determination, to positively impact the lives of those communities with REAL FIBRE broadband connectivity, whilst embodying our values, Ambitious, Loyal, and Proud.

Our exciting opportunity

This role is key in the Marketing team supporting the Head of Marketing and Communications with driving forward our tone of voice and publicizing our exciting and ambitious growth agenda to our clients, the media and our stakeholders. Duties include but not limited to;

  • To write and manage the corporate communications and PR plan across our target build areas
  • Own the stakeholder engagement plan at community level, including drafting and preparing communications content across our network rollout area
  • Taking ownership of the blogging activity for County Broadband and producing engaging content for websites and social media
  • Developing the County Broadband’s corporate tone of voice and managing the company’s core descriptors, supporting the Head of Marketing
  • Mentoring the existing Communications Executive and helping that member of staff achieve their full potential
  • Drafting communications press releases and monitoring press coverage for the company and reporting impact and demographics to the Senior Leadership Team
  • Drafting and proof-reading marketing materials with the wider marketing team
  • Arranging other ad-hoc communications in line with the marketing plan
  • Prepping management in relation to media/PR speaking opportunities
  • Maintaining positive reputation management, mitigating negative sentiment where appropriate.
  • Maintaining positive levels of press coverage and positive publicity (as per our defined KPIs).
  • Reporting on key coverage statistics to senior management team i.e. board reporting.

Your skills and experience

  • CIPR or NCTJ journalism qualifications
  • Strong understanding of the workings of news and press journalists and will be able to provide and draft compelling content and news angles for publication
  • Have the ability to inspire, manage and develop junior members of staff within the team and engage with wider colleagues
  • Understands the telecommunications or internet/technology marketplace at either corporate or SME level

Why join us?

At County Broadband we believe in giving back to our employees, empowering everyone to develop to their full protentional. We believe in reward and recognition and therefore offer some great benefits, that are continuously being reviewed.

  • 22 days holiday + 8 statutory bank holidays
  • Holiday increases with service
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Access to 1000’s of discounts via Perkbox
  • Fantastic company events throughout the year
  • In house trained Mental Health Champions
  • Company Pension
  • Sick Pay

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Applications

We would be delighted to hear from you if you believe you have the right skill set to complement our team.

Please forward your CV to careers@countybroadband.co.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to reply to each one, therefore if you have not heard from us with 14 days of your application you have unfortunately not been successful.

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