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Media Relations Manager

Take your corporate media relations skills and experience forward in this high profile role.  Npower are looking for an dynamic and driven Media Relations Manager to join our Communications department on a one year, fixed term contract. This role will be based in our Solihull office with occasional travel to London.

Working in a fast paced, agile environment, you will  be delivering  npower’s day to day media relations activity, cultivating and managing relationships with key media contacts. You will craft high quality media messages and material, tailored for a range of different audiences and media channels.

In this challenging role, you will have the opportunity to help shape and define the role and suggest ideas to the wider team. You’ll work with the Director of Communications to achieve agreed objectives and tell npower's corporate story. You will also maintain a positive relationship with innogy press office in Germany.

Skills and experience

To be successful, you must be/have the following:

  • Experience of corporate media relations
  • Skilled in developing stories to use successfully with broadcast and press and in construction of effective press releases.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Capable of forging strong relationships with media contacts and internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively

What do we offer our people?

As well as a competitive salary up to £45,000 and impressive benefits package which includes a bonus opportunity up to 15%, company pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (option to buy 5 more days), you’ll also get the opportunity to craft the future of our business. Along the way, we’ll give you all the support you desire to develop your skill set and achieve your long-term objectives.

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Equal Opportunities

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation and to valuing the contribution that our employees make. We welcome and respect differences in culture, background, working style, education and other less obvious differences.

Company overview

npower is one of the UK’s biggest energy suppliers.   

We supply gas and electricity to millions of homes up and down the country, So when you switch on the light, take a shower, or simply have a cuppa, you’ll know you can rely on us. We’re also here for you when your boiler needs servicing or repairing. We offer competitive tariffs that save you money and we’ll tell you when you can save even more. It’s all part of how we stand up for customers every day at npower. We stand up for the community too. We’re proud to have been a partner of Macmillan for 14  years raising over £4.5m. We’re also one of only a handful of UK companies to have been awarded the Carbon Trust Triple Award for sustainable management of energy, waste and water.


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