Communications Lead - GB + Ireland

£Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

London

Description

We are looking for someone to tell stories with us, leading Dyson communications strategy and execution across Great Britain, Ireland and the Nordics.  The successful candidate will have outstanding relationships with media across the region, an innate ability to tell inspiring stories weaving together multiple narratives, and a leadership style that inspires and motivates. 


Market Overview

In short, there is plenty to talk about. Research, Design and Development is the heart of Dyson products. Our people are focused on enabling hardware and software to work together, developing intelligent machines which understand and react to their environment to deliver superior performance and improve lives.  

Function Overview

To this end, we invest over £7m per week into research and development and have over 200 live technology projects as well as 50 active research programmes with 40 universities.  We have pledged to invest £1bn in the development of next generation battery technology and are in the process of developing a fully electric vehicle.

Accountabilities

  • Devise and implement a world class communications strategy and programme of media engagement for Great Britain, Ireland and the Nordics (GBI&N) focused on telling stories around our core technology, our products, our people and places and the Dyson philosophy. 
  • Grow Dyson’s network and credibility across technology, beauty, lifestyle and enterprise journalists and influencers.
  • Manage a small but effective team to deliver results and work as efficiently and effectively as possible, building strong, lasting relationships with media. In addition they will have responsibility for mentoring graduates in the Communications team.
  • Manage budgets to ensure we have the tools and resource to ensure that we are showing our best face at all times and supporting the business objectives, putting our best foot forward.  


Skills

We know who we are, we are looking for someone who can help up to shape the best strategy for GBI&N based on Dyson’s many and varied narratives. The ideal candidate will have had experience advising senior executives on how to communicate their vision and narratives. They will have a detailed knowledge of media having held senior level roles either in house, agency side, or media side.

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a senior management role focused on communications – either in-house, agency side or as a journalist.
  • Demonstrable ability to engage across borders, building lasting relationships


Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

 

Posted: 9-Apr-2018

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Google Plus Viadeo