Corporate Relations Coordinator

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
02 Aug 2022
Closes
17 Sep 2022
Ref
153347-en_GB
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

The Corporate Relations Coordinator will independently manage the press office and social media content, working closely with the Corporate Relations Senior Manager to maintain best-in-class service and processes to support senior management and the wider business. The Coordinator will also be the main contact for the digital and technology functions to sustain a regular drumbeat of innovation stories.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Senior Corporate Relations Manager, the Corporate Relations Coordinator will contribute to corporate storytelling across a range of channels. The role will be responsible for:

Business channel ownership

· Seeking out opportunities to tell the digital innovation story

· Building internal relationships with the digital and technology teams

· Drafting media plans, press releases and briefing packs for senior management

· Media handling within the subject area of digital and technology, both proactive and reactive

Content Creation & Storytelling

· Copywriting for Burberryplc.com

· Managing the calendar and creating content for corporate social media channels

· Creating and managing financial and corporate infographics, factsheets, Q&A and messaging documents

. Support in tracking/monitoring business issues and trends in the fashion and textile industry

Independent Press Office Management

· Managing media distribution lists

· Independently running the press office on financial communications announcement days

· Creating media coverage reports and managing subscriptions

· Proactive monitoring and handling corporate press office enquiries

Administrative tasks

· Project and event logistics

. Budget management and ensuring timely payment of invoices

. Support the Senior Manager as required, including on content and process management for corporate publications such as Burberryplc.com, social channels and the Annual Report

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Graduate academic qualification and/or applicable/transferable work experience either in a corporate environment or in fashion and textile industry
  • Excellent written and spoken English and additional language skills are a strong advantage
  • Passion for telling stories
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Flexible and friendly approach with an international and diverse mindset
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills
  • Good understanding of the media landscape
  • Interest in business strategy, technology and luxury industries. Some insight to how brands and companies navigate their reputations and communicate with their stakeholders
  • Strong awareness and interest in current affairs; knowledge of the business and finance media


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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