Communications Officer
Filton, Gloucestershire, England, UK
5d ago

Communications / Press Officer

This role is for a top global aviation & aerospace company.

Reporting to management in the UK and France, the successful candidate will be responsible for pro-active media engagement on behalf of Commercial Aircraft, Airbus in the UK.

The primary focus is on Filton pro-active communication and you will work closely with the Head of Communication and the UK Media Manager to deal with reactive media enquiries, ensuring responses are aligned to corporate messaging and lines to take.

In addition, you will plan and deliver internal and external communication activities which support the promotion of and engagement in Airbus in the UK's employee-led Charity Challenge scheme, and associated activities across Broughton and Filton sites.

This will involve some administrative tasks such as leading and managing a network of volunteers.

  • Salary - £14.50ph
  • Contract Duration - 6 months with a likely extension
  • Based in Filton
  • Job Details

  • Contribute to the effective management of Commercial media relations activities, proactive and reactive, with measurable results.
  • This includes managing media visits in-line with various processes and ways of working, and supporting media activities led by Toulouse and London

  • Produce high-quality communications products - including speeches, Lines To Take, briefing documents, Tweets and press releases - which are fully aligned with corporate stances on various topics.
  • Help oversee and lead management of the Airbus in the UK Twitter account, ensuring a network of contributors is identified and contributing effectively.
  • Responsible for ensuring all internal and external communications activities relating to the Charity Challenge scheme in the UK are planned and delivered
  • Linked to your areas of responsibility, produce content for the full range of Airbus internal communication tools and explore opportunities to enhance and add to the toolkit where possible (e.g. apps)
  • Work in partnership with colleagues in internal communication, external communication and community relations to ensure you are contributing to content management processes.
  • Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience of writing and delivering internal and external communications
  • Comfortable and confident dealing with journalists
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - adaptable, flexible and able to communicate with people at all levels both inside and outside of the organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Dynamic and enthusiastic
  • With this being a fantastic role and a great package for a global aerospace company - the opportunities are endless. Despite being a contracted role, there will be opportunities to extend the contract or seek further roles within this company.

    The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK.

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