Communications Specialist

London, Greater London
  1. Full Time
  2. Marketing/Communications
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Posting date:15 May, 2019
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Role: Communications Specialist

Location: Paddington

 

At Vodafone Business we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. We are constantly uncovering tactics to innovate the way we operate, set our global standards or lead our strategic performance. By joining Vodafone Business, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

 

As we evolve into a truly digital company, Vodafone Business supports our customers to do ‘more with less’ by empowering their people to work flexibly, simply, and more efficiently. Across our global fixed and mobile networks, cloud-based hosting platforms, Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, technical expertise and professional services offerings, we can connect organisations in a fast-changing world to ensure they stay agile and ambitious – wherever in the world they do business. Are you ready to connect your career with us?

 

Role Profile

 

As a Communications Specialist, We’re looking for someone who is a team player, but also comfortable working on their own, while proactively creating highly quality outputs, often on tight deadlines. You’ll be a news junky who is well versed on current affairs and how they impact businesses around the world.

 

You will be supporting and, in time, developing PR and content strategies to generate positive coverage and awareness for Vodafone Business. The right candidate will already have the proven ability to think creatively to generate content and stories that will have impact. Savvy in the use of social media, ideally from a business perspective, you’ll be able to bring new ideas and the latest digital trends to the team.

 

We are offering a fantastic opportunity to join Vodafone in a forward thinking department with a talented team possessing a variety of skills.. Our team strives to regularly improve and this is a fantastic time to join and establish yourself for future opportunities.

 

In return you will enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, and a central office with fantastic transport links. Within Vodafone we have a positive culture and positive culture of acceptance and promote equality and individuality across the business.

 

Key accountabilities and decision ownership

 
  • Supporting the global media relations programme for Vodafone Business
  • Writing content that tells the Vodafone Business story and drives our messaging and positioning in the market

  • Working with colleagues across the organisation to find stories of interest and to provide timely responses to media requests

  • Helping to develop content and thought leadership that makes an impact externally

  • Working with our PR agency
  • Bringing in the latest digital trends and new, creative ideas to continually evolve the external communications programme

  • Managing the team activity tracker, taking notes and actions in team meetings

  • Monitoring for media coverage and compiling reports to demonstrate results

 

Experience:

 
  • Experience in media relations a must, in a PR agency environment, as a journalist or in a technology in-house role

  • A true relationship builder who understands the value of working with press beyond announcements

  • Positive & can-do attitude, proactive and resilient with the ability to remain calm when under pressure

  • Experience working with journalists to build relationships and land stories

  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Good influencing ability, confident
  • Builds effective relationships
  • Exercises good judgement and discretion/ confidentiality when required

  • Demonstrates strong technology sector knowledge
 
 
Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent benefits programme that you would expect from any global company. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us on careers@vodafone.co.uk

 
If you have any questions left
 

Check out the application process and get to know us better here: https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/b2b /

 
Read more stories here: https://careers.vodafone.co.uk/posts
 

For any technical difficulties with submitting your application, please contact group.resourcing@vodafone.com

 

The future is exciting. Ready?

 

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