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External Affairs Manager - FMCG

Job Title: External Affairs Manager - FMCG
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West London
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Salary: c £50,000 + bens
Reference: CAMF
Contact Name: Caroline Ivory
Contact Email: caroline@peterchilds.co.uk
Job Published: January 17, 2019 18:15

Job Description

A pivotal role with a renowned  brand, your focus will be on developing corporate affairs programmes that maintain and enhance the brand across the UK. With agency support, you’ll lead on media relations, issues management, community affairs and CSR while working closely with peers in government relations and internal communications to develop PR programmes that engage with all stakeholders. 

Providing PR counsel to colleagues across the business, identifying potential risks and managing response in crisis situations, as well as building relations with external opinion formers, you’ll demonstrate keen judgement and strong stakeholder management and influencing skills.

Experience gained in corporate PR, ideally in a consumer facing business, is essential and with a primary expertise in media relations, you’ll be well placed to work with colleagues to develop positive stories and maximise agency support.