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Nissan Sunderland

Communications Press Officer (12 month fixed term contract) Job Description

Delivery of external communications at Sunderland Plant:

• Contributing to regular programme of press releases, interviews and media events
• Major new model launch 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
• through Employee Briefs, emails, videos, Monthly Business News briefings and Business Review meetings
• Provide regular content for the Insider App
• Working with Senior Management to develop and deliver internal communications
• Liaising with NESAS, NISA to ensure coordinated cascade of information from AEMs, crisis updates, financial results
• Providing NMUK relevant content for the WIN website
• Deploying consistent brand messages across NMUK communications
• Engaging NMUK staff in brand events

Experience and Qualifications Required:

• 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