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Communications Manager

We are a fast growth Blockchain company supported by De Beers (one of the world's largest diamond producers).  As part of our expansion we are seeking an experienced Communications Manager to join our expanding team and play a key part in our success.

Responsibilities
  • Identifying emerging issues and positive story opportunities within key areas of the business.
  • Project managing and delivering key projects and campaigns
  • Maximise press coverage in agreed core targets in print and online
  • Oversee new business development for trade department and manage direct trade report
  • Secure targeted press coverage through innovative stories and delivering regular brand and product news
  • Identify positioning PR opportunities and communication vehicles on a real time and ongoing basis and ensure these are leveraged and become part of market communications plan and activity
  • Ensure all press requests are responded to providing timely and accurate info
  • Host regular press meet-ups to develop strong relationships with press.
  • Manage external PR and Comms Agencies
  • Arrange and host Product Q&A sessions
Requirements
  • Experience of working in Corporate PR – preference for in-house experience, not essential
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Content creation / reporting experience desirable
  • Experience of working with senior management
  • Good relationships with a wide range of journalists
  • Demonstrable ability to build and develop internal and external relationships
  • Crisis and issues management experience
  • Good understanding of the tech industry, understanding of the mining / diamonds / jewellery industries a major benefit
  • Enjoy working under pressure
  • Is a self-starter and has a ‘friendly can do’ approach
  • Commitment to deliver and exceed expectations
  • Able to deal with highly confidential information
  • Team player
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Manage ambiguity and be pragmatic
  • Proactive and solution driven
  • Team/stakeholder management
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