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  • Job reference: RMS0177747

PR Co-ordinator

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/03/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (25/04/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:

Location: Whitley
Support the Global One Voice circle in the development and delivery of global PR planning and processes, the PR calendar and two-way communications with internationals market PRs. Also support the development, implementation and running of other responsibilities within Global One Voice, including PR Portal. Lead delivery of PR Offsite logistics and be the Global One Voice "go-to" person for powerpoint creation and enhancement.

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED:
1)Strong computer skills, especially in Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Ability to use Adobe In Design would be a distinct advantage, although not a must-have for this role.
2)Excellent numeracy and written / verbal communication skills. Highly-organised with a keen eye for attention to detail.
3)Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and external contacts as well as within the business.

Experience Required: 2-4 years' experience in a similar role

Education Required: Degree level

Additional Information :
A key member of the Global One Voice circle, building good and collaborative teamwork and focused on high quality outcomes, as well as supporting the communication channels across the whole PR team. The key responsibilities will include: -

Market liaison: support the Global One Voice Press Officer in his / her delivery of the logistics for the PR Manager meetings, organisation of market media visits and maintenance of the market media visit planner - Global One Voice email account: act as a second to the Global One Voice Press Officer in sending info to markets and responding to their requests

PR Gateway: update the PR Gateway calendar monthly to reflect changes in the launch planning process - PR Portal and media website: where needed, assist with the uploading and tagging of assets to the PR Portal, which will go live during 2017 (note asset upload will be led by another person); also where needed, upload press releases to the media website (note this is as a backup only; responsibility for this lies within the respective circles)

Event logistics: lead delivery of logistics for the PR team offsites and other meetings such as the Writers Circles; co-ordinate the weekly Project Meeting - MAAP process: run this process - keep up-to-date the MAAP (Major Activity Approval Papers) tracker; ensure that MAAPs are collated and progressed weekly through PR Director and Finance approval; and maintain the file of approved MAAPs

CEO and Senior Director Forum (SDF) speeches: in support of the Head of Writing, keep the speech tracker up-to-date and maintain the archive of all speeches written for the CEO and SDF - Powerpoint: be the Global One Voice circles "go-to" person for powerpoint creation / enhancement and co-ordinating input for department-wide presentations

PR Perspective: act as second to Senior Sub-Editor (covering holiday or other absences) in producing the weekly Perspective one-page summary of PR stories and up-coming headlines

Other: collaborate with departmental colleagues and participate in special projects and other duties as assigned, e.g. monitoring the updating of the awards tracker and keeping up-to-date the online department directory

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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