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

Do you wish to apply for this vacancy? We just need to check if you have previous experience in a press and event management role?

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