As PR Officer, you will be operating in a highly collaborative space, at the heart of WMGC’s fast-paced Media and Communications team. Ideal for a senior communications executive or manager level professional, the appointed person will be responsible for ensuring WMGC stakeholders feel well-informed, taking a leading role on internal briefings and event support, as well as on reporting and evaluation. Reporting into the Head of Media and Communications, you will have the unique opportunity to work across all of WMGC’s programme areas – from investment and B2B, to tourism and B2C.

Main responsibilities and key activities

  • Work closely with the wider communications team to develop standardised and consistent corporate messaging to support internal communications and the internal briefing process.
  • Work closely with the Head of Media and Communications to identify and implement relevant corporate communication opportunities and topics that support awareness raising of WMGC and its position in the market.
  • Draft high quality opinion-editorials, press releases, quotes, statements and speeches, aligning to WMGC’s strategic objectives across corporate, investment and tourism.
  • Work closely with the Head of Media and Communications, as well the Policy & Partnerships team to support WMGC governance processes, stakeholder liaison and stakeholder reporting, utilising CRM.
  • Support the development and delivery of a stakeholder engagement plan, to include ongoing outreach activity, shared communications campaigns and tracking of activity in CRM.
  • Work with the events team across both corporate and BATP events, ensuring consistent and accurate briefing of WMGC spokespeople and its stakeholders, in keeping with corporate objectives and aligning messages.
  • Work closely with the corporate marketing team to ensure consistency and effective delivery of corporate communications across owned and shared channels.
  • Work as central point in wider communications team for tracking and recording shareholder communications activity.
  • Work flexibly across the broad communications team to support with reactive requests across investment, tourism and BAT programme areas.

You can download the full job description, including key skills and competency requirements for the role, here.

If you wish to apply for the PR Officer position, please email ben.williams@wmgrowth.com with your CV and a cover letter detailing why you think you would be right for the role.