Corporate Relations Manager, Maternity Cover

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
05 Apr 2022
Closes
25 Jul 2022
Ref
151709-en_GB
Level
Manager
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

This role will support the Corporate Relations Director in handling all issues relating to the external reputation of the business, this will include: regular financial updates, management change, strategic updates, share dealing and reactive issue management. This role requires an experienced communications professional to support the Corporate Relations team in managing the global reputation of Burberry - a FTSE 50 company and the UK's leading global luxury brand.

Working closely with the Corporate Relations Director, the Corporate Communications Manager will help manage and implement the corporate media relations strategy to protect and enhance the company's reputation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities

Purpose/Employer brand
  • Work closely with HR and Employee Engagement to deliver integrated communications to support Burberry's employer brand
  • Manage the creation and communication content and storytelling related to Burberry's purpose and values


Diversity and Inclusion
  • Corporate Relations business partner for teams involved in the delivery of Burberry's Diversity and inclusion agenda
  • Be an engine of storytelling on how Burberry is delivering on its Diversity and Inclusion agenda delivering integrated, multichannel communications
  • Manage all of the external communication elements of the mandatory reporting and disclosure related to Burberry's employees, such as the Gender and Ethnicity Pay Gap
  • Maintain vigilant monitoring of major public policy issues relating to diversity and inclusion. Develop a deep understanding of the issues and how they relate to Burberry's global business.


Broad Corporate Relations support
  • Contribute to the overall management and delivery of broader corporate publications such as the Annual Report and burberryplc.com
  • Lead on liaison with the Americas communications team on issues and news
  • Contribute to and assist with the management of all financial communications: quarterly financial reporting/AGM/strategy announcements
  • Ad hoc issues and crisis communications


PERSONAL PROFILE

REQUIREMENTS

Relevant sector experience, a proven ability to work well under pressure and create strong relationships, working across teams to deliver best in class communications, complemented by a friendly and flexible approach.

The candidate will be able to develop close media relationships, be a team player, be able to use their initiative and be responsive to contact outside traditional working times.

The candidate will need experience in handling media issues, while displaying an ability to simplify technical language and tell a strong story.

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

Corporate Relations experience either in-house or at an agency

Experience of financial calendar and issues management in the UK and globally

Experience of managing communications/design/digital agencies

Passion for the brand and a detailed understanding of the luxury/fashion industry


    FOOTER

    Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

    Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || EXECUTIVE || CORPORATE RELATIONS || n/a ||

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