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Media Relations Manager- DACH

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    Financial Services and Banking, Technology

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    Jonathan Shivers

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    6 months ago

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HW is currently supporting the scale of a global fintech that are running a project to develop and optimise their business operations across the group. This team is all about external communications, media relations, storytelling in order to bring the company's story to life and advance the company's narrative and influence across the DACH region.
Media Communications Manager 
As a Media Communications Manager, you will be in charge of all media responses for the DACH region. Working closely with the CEO and company management, you will be part of the Global Communications team to tell the company's story in the media.
We are looking for someone passionate about media relations and communications that has worked in businesses that come under scrutiny or are in highly regulated environments across various geographies.
What you will do
  • Be part of the global team responsible for corporate communications externally on a range of topics related to the business, and ensuring any inaccuracies are corrected for the DACH region.
  • You will be part of the team working with senior management to define company-wide responses to key topics and updating messages and data points that tell the company's story.
  •  Hands-on, day-to-day media relations, develop written responses and statements, Q&As, social media content, engaging with media, and tracking and measuring coverage. 
  •  Create content that can be used externally in interviews, reports, press releases, blogs, and social media.
  • Develop key messages that convey the company as responsible and a thought leader. 
  • Maintain and develop relationships with the media.
  • Write stories that will mitigate any potentially negative news/comments.
You have:
  • Fluent German and English communications skills (written and oral)
  • Experience in media communications in a press office, technology brand under public scrutiny.
  • Manage complex issues in a changing regulatory environment
  • Someone who is hands-on, proactive and, innovative that can operate and thrive in a changing environment.
  • Excellent stakeholder management while also steering multiple projects.


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