The British Chambers of Commerce is recruiting for a Press and Communications Manager.
As part of a newly established, multi-discipline communications team you will manage our small but effective media team and work collaboratively with other colleagues both at BCC and across the broader Chamber network to deliver integrated communications strategies that support a strong campaigning approach.
You will be adept at utilising a wide range of communication tactics and channels, and managing multiple projects at the same time to create positive change for business. This role is key to ensuring that our audiences are engaged and informed about our work, at the right time and across a range of channels.
Overseeing our digital strategy, you will drive a more integrated and creative social media strategy and work closely with the marketing team on the development of the BCC website.
You will be able to spot upcoming opportunities and possible risks for the BCC, and feel comfortable creating opportunities to build integrated communications campaigns that draw on the unique experience, knowledge and insight of the Chambers Network will be essential to this role.
The successful applicant will have an extensive understanding of the news agenda and business issues. Previous experience of developing relationships with key journalists and media outlets.
Previous experience of managing a press office desirable.
Responsibilities will include:
More details on the role are available in the job description.