PR Manager - Fixed Term Contract

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BGL Group, home of!

7 month fixed-term contract

As a PR Manager for, you will manage and enhance our reputation by executing PR plans as part of an integrated marketing communications approach for the breadth of products and reward propositions we offer.

It’s a really exciting time to join comparethemarket! With developments in our customer loyalty offering and our brand growing, you will be pivotal in driving forward our PR strategy - advising the business on where additional digital value can be realised across all forms of content. You’ll be a point of contact for media enquiries and manage a tight process for ensuring issues affecting our brand are managed effectively.

You will be key to our success in driving levels of internal and external stakeholder engagement to support our business vision, strengthening our purpose and brand identity.  You’ll be diligent and hardworking, familiar with managing your own activity from start to finish with a strong focus on delivering results.

What will you be responsible for as a PR Manager?

Reporting into the Senior PR Manager, you will be responsible for the management and execution of PR plans to support business objectives.

-          Delivery of all elements of PR activity ensuring integration with other marketing channels

-          Liaise with our internal stakeholders to ensure product and service propositions are allocated the required level of PR support

-          Oversight of retained PR agencies to deliver news and campaigns, managing allocated budget and certifying that a good return on investment is achieved for PR activity

-          Monitoring and evaluation of PR activity, answering Press Office queries as and when required, as well as PR administration

-          Management of social media channels (with particular focus on our Twitter - @comparethemkt), amplifying our PR initiatives through the digital space

What will it take to be successful?

-          Excellent written and proofreading skills, with experience in drafting briefing documents for spokespeople

-          A proactive and adaptable nature, being able to reprioritise tasks according to business needs and spot the potential for crisis management and appropriate escalation

-          Strong commercial awareness and a good understanding of Financial Services/Insurance or a regulated environment

-          Understanding of digital and social channels and their role within PR

-          Identifying news hijacking opportunities by being across the external communications agenda

-          A solid understanding of Public Affairs activity

-          Excellent administrative organisation and skills to include PP, Excel, Word, as well as excellent attention to detail

We never stand still…

Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people globally we are a leading digital distributor of insurance and household financial services.

We’re growing and we are home to such brands as; Les Furets, CompareTheMarket, Beagle Street, Junction, Budget Insurance and Dial Direct. We are trusted by more than 10million customers in the UK alone, with this foundational success we continually grow and invest in our people and their ideas. We enjoy what we do and we have fun doing it!

We grow because we are…

We are AMBITIOUS. We’re obsessed with delivering for our customers. We’re relentless in driving exceptional standards. We act boldly and take personal accountability.

We are CREATIVE. We think differently and disrupt markets to benefit consumers. We use technology to innovate. We try new things, fail fast and apply our learning's.

We are AUTHENTIC. We’re open, transparent and build trust. We challenge positively. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing it.

We are UNITED. We’re one BGL. We respect, encourage and care for each other. We work, grow and win together.

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