Seasoned executive with extensive experience across strategic communications disciplines with a strong background in media relations, content strategy and reputation management. Goal-oriented.
At Vueling, we love things to happen. We always try to go one step further and do it better. More than a job – it's a way of life.
That's why we work together as a team made up of talented and passionate people, collaborating, supporting and complementing each other.
We are one of Europe’s leading low-cost airlines, with special relevance in the Spanish domestic market, as well as in France and Italy.
Seasoned executive with extensive experience across strategic communications disciplines with a strong background in media relations, content strategy and reputation management. Goal-oriented, team player and with excellent organizational skills, this person will report directly to the Head of external communications and will be in charge of supporting the senior management and implementing the communications strategy of the company.
Main Responsibilities - Tasks
Support leadership team in designing and implementing the communications strategy of the company and its transformation plan, while implementing effective communication strategies, based on data and deep understanding of external trends and key media narratives. The focus of the position is the national market, but could support the international markets too.
Develop and coordinate pitches and seek to place positive stories in business, trade and consumer media as aspect of communications strategy, strong focus on media relations and knowledge of new media formats.
Coordinate media outreach, leveraging key contacts and managing relationships to solicit media coverage, prioritizing and qualifying opportunities in national and regional dailies, wires, business periodicals, broadcast media, online/social media outlets, industry trades and consumer publications.
Deliver effective communication messages across all types of media channels to bring Vueling’s brand image to life and make it relevant and engaging for the different target audiences.
Analyze impact of PR/communications activities on the global business strategy of the company.
Encourage cross-functional collaboration, teamwork and information exchange across the organization.
Prepare all kinds of materials and be part of rotations to cover the rooster in case of crisis or special needs.
Support spokespeople in key forums, events and interviews, both in preparating and accompanying them on the day of.
Assess risks, issues, and potential problems and provide proactive solutions.
Coordinate closely with relevant departments on company partnerships.
Event planning and PR activation with out-of-the-box thinking and implementation.
Limited budget control.
Internal: All the other departments within the company.
External relations: Several
Bachelor degree in journalism, communications or marketing related fields.
Master’s degree highly recommended.
+7 years of experience
Must have a hands on approach and positive attitude.
Experience in company and/or agency setting with international exposure.
Ability to translate technical language to a broad cross-section of media and influencers.
Experience in crisis communications.
Strong knowledge of media relations, national focus.
Ability to work effectively in a complex influence-based matrix structure, interfacing successfully with a wide range of teams, willing to engage with senior stakeholders, gaining buy-in for new approaches and ways of working.
Excellent prioritizing skills and the ability to make judgement calls on where to add value.
Resilient under pressure.
Top writing skills.
Bilingual Spanish – English.
+7 years of experience in communications with a minimum of 3 years in the same position. Relevant agency experience highly recommended.
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