Global PR Manager

Role: Global PR Manager

Location: UK

Within proximity of a UK office, London, Bristol, Oxford or Manchester

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Requirements and skills

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience in writing B2B press releases
  • Proven relationships with UK nationals, business and sustainability press
  • Ideally an understanding of the media landscape in other regions, in particular North America
  • At least 4-5 years’ experience of working in PR, in a related industry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with a range of stakeholders
  • A self‐motivated team player who can act independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to work both globally and remotely
  • Highly motivated and organised
  • Exceptional eye for detail
  • Excellent prioritisation skills
  • A keen interest in sustainability

Anthesis is the largest group of dedicated sustainability professionals globally, with 600 colleagues all focused on making sustainability happen. From large multi-nationals to municipalities, Anthesis is supporting clients across the full breadth of sustainability issues and challenges. With offices in 17 countries and clients in 40 countries, Anthesis is a fast growing and dynamic organisation, but with a strong focus on its people and its values.

We are looking for a dynamic PR Manager to take our media relations and content strategy to the next level, and to support Anthesis’ ambitious growth strategy. The role will drive Anthesis’ messaging externally, ensuring our differentiation is clearly communicated to the press and other stakeholders. The role suits an individual with an inquisitive mind, a can-do attitude and a natural hunger for achieving positive coverage. While the role is based in the UK, the successful candidate will support our business globally, working with Marketing Managers and consultants across the business.

The established and dynamic Marketing team is led by Global Head of Marketing and Communications, Kirsten Doddy, who this role will report into. The ideal candidate will have established relationships with the media and a proven track record of achieving strong results and influencing discussions on relevant topics.

Given the nature of our business and the breadth of our offering, it is important that the candidate has a natural passion for sustainability. Our values, what we call the Anthesis Spirit, connects us as a team and we encourage all interested candidates to read the Anthesis Spirit Playbook ahead of apply for this role to ensure of values.

 

Your responsibilities

  • Full responsibility of the Anthesis press office, including tracking and managing forward features, developing proactive pitches based on the ever-changing news agenda, and managing and nurturing our relationships with journalists
  • Write and edit high quality press releases, driving the process through to journalist follow-up
  • Take a proactive lead on our content strategy across podcasts, case studies, testimonials, and other materials
  • Analyse competitor announcements and developing strategies based on claims
  • Support on Partner and Product launches
  • Monitor incoming opportunities for external features such as on Response Source
  • Manage our award submissions programme and seek out speaker opportunities for our experts
  • Draft the internal newsletter, including Anthesis news and Industry news

Anthesis is a fast-growing and fast-paced business and the above role is unlikely to remain static, therefore this is not an exhaustive list of duties and other tasks may be expected to be performed as necessitated by the overall business growth plans of the Group.

 

Your benefits

Competitive package including 25 days holiday and two volunteering days off.

Work within an innovative and rapidly growing global company who is delivering real and lasting change for a sustainable future

A company who values autonomy and empowerment

Participation in relevant training and development programs to help develop your professional career

Anthesis is an equal opportunity employer. The aim of our policy is to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.