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Communications Press Officer (12 month fixed term contract)

Job Ref: PR/Con

  • Salary: £37,000 plus benefits
  • Location: Nissan Sunderland
  • Position: Fixed Term
  • Hours: 39
  • Date Listed:
  • Closing: 17th September 2017

You'll be part of a small team responsible for internal and external corporate communications at Nissan Sunderland, including media events. Core activities support the delivery of the company’s targets of increasing brand and sales power.

Outline & Responsibilities
  • Delivery of external communications at Sunderland Plant
  • Contributing to regular programme of press releases, interviews and media events
  • Preparing briefings and advising executives ahead of media interviews
  • Liaising with UK, European & Global Communications colleagues to ensure timely and transparent flow of information via GOVs, Q&As and statements
  • Create and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and media
  • Core internal activities will support and promote the plant’s Mid-Term Plan
  • Support and provide content for the internal communications schedule
  • Working with Senior Management to develop and deliver internal communications
  • Deploying consistent brand messages across Nissan Sunderland communications
  • Engaging Nissan Sunderland staff in brand events
Experience & Qualifications
  • Educated to degree level, preferably in a related discipline
  • Significant level of experience in a press environment
  • Experience of Event Management including media events and high profile visits
  • Excellent knowledge of local, national and automotive media
  • Experience of successful news management, including handling of media crises
  • High level of flexibility to work evenings and weekends often at short notice