PR & Communications Manager

Location

Diemen (Amsterdam, NL)

Department

Marketing

Date

31 July 2019

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Wanted: PR & Communications Manager PARK NOW Group Europe

 

Our drive 

We love cities. And we’re doing something to make our cities healthier, cleaner and more liveable. How? By providing parking solutions that are simple, quick and effortless. Today, PARK NOW is the world’s leading provider of on-demand mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. We make life easier for more than 17,000,000 drivers in over 700 cities in Europe.  

 

About the role

Eager to set up corporate and brand communications within the moving parts of parking and mobility? Will you define our corporate story and execute the communications agenda in an international environment? We are looking for a strong PR & Communications professional who will take ownership for PR, Corporate and brand communication as well as internal communications across the PARK NOW Europe Group, with a strong focus on our cities across Europe. You will define and execute our PR strategy for all markets across Europe. You will work closely with our European PR agency and Marketing Managers (based in NL, UK, DE, FR) as well as our internal Business Intelligence department. You will report to the CMO and be a part of the European Marketing team.

 

Your responsibilities

  • Set and advise on PR strategies for all our markets across Europe
  • Create, edit and review press releases, online messaging, social media posts and other PR materials together with our European PR agency
  • Investigate, drive and collect newsworthy data, research opportunities and innovation topics to attach to our expertise and brand identity
  • Support the development and implementation of localised content plans for our European markets (together with our local teams)
  • Support senior management & managing directors as spokespeople with a communication plan and media training. Own and manage crisis communication
  • Monitor daily news and react to relevant news proactively
  • Create white papers and client cases in collaboration with partners and businesses
  • Be the first point of contact for our PR agency and make sure we extend PR opportunities within a specific market towards our other markets (UK, BE, NL, DE, AU, FR and CH)
  • Engage employees through transparent and regular internal communications, using existing and innovative tools.

 

Requirements

You are a truly proactive, self-starting individual with a creative mind and are/have:

  • A completed bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5+ years’ experience in PR & Communications; able to share successful experiences in PR strategies & tangible results (execution)
  • Fluent in Dutch and English language (written & verbal)
  • Familiar with PR software (such as Meltwater), social media, WordPress, Google Analytics
  • Experience in an international (matrix) organization
  • Experienced in developing and liaising with teams in multiple countries on social strategy and calendar planning
  • Good communication skills: experienced in dealing with journalists and media (networker), able to advise & challenge senior management, produce superb written communications and talking points for the management team, stakeholder mngt.

  

Our offer

Want to be part of a dynamic fast-growing scale-up and global, urban mobility leader? Yes! Want to make an impact? Yes!

We offer a lot of autonomy and room to develop your talents. We know our people are at their best when they enjoy a good work-life balance, which we fully support. You can expect great employment benefits, including a mobility plan, weekly bootcamps, monthly massages, lunch, Friday beers and snacks, daily fresh fruit, fun team events and much more! 

 

PARK NOW. We are driven to improve. Come join the ride! 

 

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