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Media Relations Manager- boohoo

Job Function:
Legal
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

Boohoo are one  of the largest fashion retailers in the world.  Reporting to The Head of Corporate Affairs, the Group Media Relations Manager has a significant role to play to deliver the vision for the External Communications & Sustainability strategy to inspire positive conversations and to build pride and trust in boohoo.     We’re looking for an experienced media relations expert to join our growing corporate affairs team.  You’ll be working in an agile, fast paced and ever changing environment.  So if you’re self-starting and highly motivated and want to work within a dynamic team then we’d love to hear from you. 

The role:

  • To support in the development and ongoing  delivery of a Media Relations strategy to create a positive media environment
  • To understand, map and mitigate reputational risks to the organisation and develop proactive programmes to respond to them effectively
  • To work alongside the Head of Corporate affairs in leading the organisation's crisis comms responses as and when required
  • To research and prepare appropriate briefings for the Chair, Chief Executive Officer and other Board members, often to short deadlines for meetings, conferences and presentations on key reputational issues.
  • To support in the development of and, to represent the business at, external meetings and events
  • To build strong relationships across the business and act as a key internal support for our brand colleagues


You’ll have an evidence based track record of:

  • Developing a media relations strategy
  • Expertise of working with the media in both proactive and reactive situations
  • Delivering media campaigns that support overall business objectives
  • Experience of working with and advising senior / executive leadership teams
  • Demonstrable experience in copywriting, editing and implementing campaigns
  • Proven track record of operating digital communication channels
  • Providing event management support


What you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Bonus
  • SAYE share buying options
  • Pension
  • 40% discount on all boohoo group products
  • subsidised gym
  • Subsidised restaurant
  • The opportunity to work in a company that encourages engagement and growth!


The Company is committed to equality of opportunity for all applicants including those with criminal convictions. Basic Disclosure Information about criminal convictions may be requested to assist the selection process and will be taken into account only when the conviction is considered relevant to the position. A copy of this disclosure policy is available on request. By continuing with this application you are agreeing to comply with this company policy