PR & Communications Manager

Salary

Competitive salary dependent upon experience plus benefits

Hours of Work

Permanent

Location

The O2 - The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX

Closing Date

Monday 23rd September 2019

Full Description

About the role:

As our PR & Communications Manager for the Marketing and Communications team at The O2, you will:

1. Develop a media relations strategy and contribute to PR campaigns that focus on promoting The O2 as a destination, incorporating ICON Outlet, attractions and F&B;
2. Manage an efficient and effective press office function and deliver positive and on-message coverage across all AEG businesses;
3. Oversee and develop the media database ensuring the right contacts are included and targeted;
4. Understand the key messages and brand guidelines of the different areas of the business; and
5. Develop and maintain strong contacts within the industry, key stakeholders, partners and media.

About you: We’re looking for an experienced PR and Communications professional who has a highly developed knowledge of PR, and a passion for media relations and understanding of our industry.

You’ll have the ability to seek out new opportunities and create engaging PR plans.

With people management experience and the ability to manage and motivate people, you will have an innovative and creative mind-set and a solution focussed approach.

You’ll have excellent communication skills across written, digital, face-to-face and social media platforms, with the ability to build good internal and external relationships with and influence a wide level and range of internal and external stakeholders.

A team player who enjoys working in a high achieving environment, you will have a commitment to delivering the best.

About us: Owned by AEG, one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world, The O2 has become the multi-award winning home of world-class entertainment. The 20,000 capacity venue has hosted a variety of artists and shows including Prince, Ed Sheeran, Adele, the BRITs, ATP tennis World Tour Finals, NBA Basketball and more.

So why apply?

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to develop their career within PR and communications and to be part of one of the world's largest entertainment and sports organisations. AEG is an exciting and inclusive place to work. We value our people and inspire them to be the best they can be!

Our employees benefit from a group private pension plan, private medical insurance, life assurance, EAP, 50% off travel on MBNA Thames Clippers, Cycle to work Scheme, Season Ticket Loan, office fruit, holiday exchange, giving back days and discounts at bars and restaurants at The O2.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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