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Communications Executive


Communications Executive

Abbot House, Westgate St, BSE, IP33 1QT

Role Purpose

The Communications Executive for Pub Partners will proactively promote the division externally through a range of channels, respond reactively to address any reputational issues, and play a leading role in developing strong central communications with tenants and pubs. The job role also includes playing an active role on Greene King's 24/7 press office and supporting the external communications team in handling a range of media enquiries across the wider company.

Key Accountabilities
*Seeking out proactive announcements and news stories relating to the Pub Partners division
*Writing compelling case studies about tenants for promotion both across the Pub Partners estate and to the wider industry
*Providing copy for Pub Partners social media channels as well as any in-house publications
*Helping with written responses to resolve complaints that are brought to the attention of Pub Partners, whether a complaint by a member of the public or a complaint from a tenant
*Keeping an eye on opportunities to enter tenants and the division into awards, such as Great British Pub Awards, Publican Awards, BII Licensee of the Year awards
*Be an active member of the Greene King Press Office team, which includes handling enquiries during the working day and producing the daily news summary and occasional out of hours cover on a rota basis
*Help resolve and provide reactive press statements for a range of media enquiries across Greene King
*Support the Corporate Communications Manager on specific matters related to the leased and tenanted industry including the Pubs Code
*Take the lead in developing a forward-looking communications plan for Pub Partners that ties in with the division's long-term strategy and goals.

About you

*Able to manage workload with multiple issues/requests at any one time
*Strong writing skills, attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to adapt messaging according to the audience
*Able to influence and articulate to gain best result
*Digitally savvy with a solid understanding of how to maximise social media and video content
*Good at storytelling, creative and innovative
*Strong written and verbal communication skills
*Ability to prioritise and respond quickly to developing situations
*An instinct for a story and a genuine interest in news and current affairs

Who are we?

At Greene King we are proud to be the country's leading pub retailer and brewer, running over 3000 pubs, restaurants and hotels in towns, villages and high streets across the England, Wales & Scotland.

What's it like to work with us?

It's our people that make us an incredible place to work. We have been through some changes, everything we do is underpinned by giving our teams the freedom to be themselves and own their success.

We care about embracing individuality and each other - Our pubs, Our environment, Our community and Our customers are the heart of Our Greene King.

We take ownership and give freedom to succeed - You will make great things happen and own the outcome, we encourage you to embrace and unleash your potential by thinking differently and doing the right thing.

We win, learn and celebrate together - Be ready to learn to learn from your mistakes but also to win and celebrate success as an individual and with your team

What you can expect from us?

  • Competitive salary and pension contribution scheme
  • Up to 33% discount across all our sites for you and your friends and family
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) and the opportunity to buy additional days.
  • Free onsite parking
  • An employee advice and guidance service and the healthcare service, Best Doctors.
  • As one of the industry's leading apprenticeship providers, we can offer training and development at any stage of your career, whatever step you decide to take

If this sounds like it could be you, then please apply!

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