Hermes Parcelnet

Senior PR Manager

4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-5888
Number of Positions
1
Department
Sales & Marketing
Morley

Overview

Award winning Hermes is the largest UK courier delivery service and we handled over 270 million parcels last year. We employ over 2,500 people, have over 10,000 self-employed couriers and deliver parcels to over 190 countries.

 

We have grown in excess of 15% each year over the past 5 years with even bigger ambitions for the future - there has never been a more exciting time to join us!

 

Role overview:

 

We are seeking a Senior Public Relations Manager, who is looking for their next challenge.  You will be responsible for developing strong relations with the industry and clients alike, and will help create a real differential in a competitive market.  You will be adept at developing relationships at all levels as well as both internally and externally.  You will take an ‘industry leadership’ approach, pursuing content that is positive and affirms our place as a true leader in our market.  You will help the business be seen as the ‘go to’ for credible industry views and opinions.  You will have a keen eye for spotting and developing content and work closely with the senior leadership team and board.  The Senior PR Manager will be an integral part of the Marketing Team and will report to the Head of Marketing.

 

Responsibilities

  • Development of a clear PR communications plan, across the UK media landscape, including strategy, goals and tactics
  • Develop meaningful relationships with industry and consumer entities
  • Working with corporate affairs to build a joint strategy on key projects as required
  • Direct the social media strategy, generating a positive presence across all relevant platforms
  • Build a leading content strategy by working with the product, operations and IT teams
  • Work closely with the wider marketing team to deliver integrated campaigns
  • Find innovative ways of delivering the message across traditional and digital channels
  • Manage media inquiries and interview requests
  • Build relationships with thought leaders across the business and within industry
  • Support the Senior Campaigns manager in creating impactful industry and client events

Qualifications

  • Extensive experience in public relations
  • Proven track record in designing and executing successful PR campaigns
  • Experience in acting as company spokesperson
  • Exceptional writing and copywriting skills
  • Experience in work with multiple stakeholders and senior level executives
  • Solid social media experience

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