PR & Communications Manager | High Wycombe | £40,000 - £50,000

PR & Communications Managers, either currently working within the food and drinks market or with a huge passion for the industry! We have an absolutely fantastic opportunity for you!


This business are Investors in People Gold, Best Companies 3*, and listed in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work For 2020.


Giving 10% of net profits to charity. · 2019 turnover £49m – 2020 projected turnover £54m – ambitious 3-year growth plan to reach £70m. They have a real passion for giving back.


Company description


We are partnered with one of the UK’s leading full-service importers, distributors, and brand builders of ambient fine foods seeking a PR & Communications Manager.


They represent c.40 branded suppliers from around the world & also own four brands. All being household names. Supplying all UK grocery channels – multiples, convenience, online, wholesale, foodservice, B2B and independents.


The Company was founded in the mid 1900’s, in a fantastic financial position, and remains family-owned and family-run. They provide stable, motivating, and remunerative employment for all colleague priding themselves on Core Values of Integrity, Passion, Accountability, Creativity and Teamwork.


Job description

Reporting to the Marketing & Brand Controller, you will develop and execute all work related to the business’s corporate image.


Working across the business you will develop a corporate messaging strategy to raise their profile to attract new Brand Partners and future colleagues.


You will also support the Marketing strategies of those Brands owned by the organisation by developing and implementing PR campaigns.


Responsibilities:


Creation, management, and execution of Corporate messaging strategy.


Creation & execution of annual & monthly messaging programmes.


Development & maintenance of corporate website.


Management of Public Relations business and for those Brands owned - Traditional media – trade & consumer - Digital media – trade & consumer platforms (i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter etc.)


Management & production of Fine Food News (a quarterly RHA magazine sent to Customers and Brand Partners)


Annual Product Catalogue · Oversee, manage & implement Corporate events


Creation & maintenance of all corporate assets (i.e. logo, photography etc.)


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE


This is an exciting role with plenty of autonomy and an opportunity to make a real impact in a fast-paced environment.


We are looking for an energetic & intuitive marketing manager with great communication skills.


Proven ability in developing and executing PR campaigns to raise the profile of a company or a brand.


A person who can deliver trade and consumer public relations programs through both traditional and digital media platforms, with good written & visual skills. Candidates will need to have or demonstrate:

  • A qualification in Public Relations, Marketing or another relevant subject

  • Extensive experience in a similar role

  • Good contacts with relevant traditional and digital Grocery media

  • Excellent written and visual skills - a wordsmith with an eye for a good advert!

  • Excellent organisational skills, being able to work on several projects at once, and manage time effectively.

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.

  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Alignment with our core values.

  • A positive “can-do” attitude, and a desire to be part of a successful team.