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Media Relations Manager

Npower are looking for a dynamic and driven Media Relations Manager to join our Communications department on a two 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. Reporting to the Director of Communications, you’ll work alongside members of the PR team to achieve agreed objectives and tell npower's corporate story. You will also maintain a positive relationship with innogy press office in Germany.

What are we looking for

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

  • Skilled in developing stories to use successfully with broadcast and press and the 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
  • PR and media relations experience is desired

What we offer our people

As well as a competitive salary up to £45,000 and a great benefits package which includes a 15% bonus opportunity, company pension, and 25 days holiday (option to buy up to 5 more days), you’ll also get the opportunity to shape 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.

Our Company

npower is one of Britain’s leading energy companies, and is part of the innogy SE group. We serve around 5 million residential and business accounts with electricity and gas, with key sites in the South-West, Midlands, North and The North-East of England. Every year, we issue over 22 million bills and answer around 2 million phone calls.

npower is one of the most successful providers of energy supply and solutions to British businesses, and are the first energy company to be awarded the Carbon Trust Triple Award for sustainable management of energy, waste and water.

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