PR Manager - 6 Months FTC

21 Jul 2021
18 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
We're NOW, part of the Sky family and one of the UK's leading streaming platforms. We're the only place to get Sky Cinema and Sky Sports without a contract. We're brilliant TV made by brilliant people. We're big on real diversity, inclusion and collaboration. And we need talent to keep pushing boundaries and grow our brand. Big-thinkers. Changemakers. Showstoppers. Join in.

This is a hybrid role supporting the NOW brand, corporate and consumer PR teams across the full breadth of their work. You will focus on the management of our brand reputation across all external communications including crisis comms, management and development of the corporate PR narrative and strategy and management of our retained consumer PR agency with a focus on the delivery of our consumer campaigns.

What you'll do:

* Lead the go to market comms planning process, alongside the Brand Comms Controller, by working closely with the change delivery team as well as wider internal partners from the Sky and NOW teams to ensure our comms are aligned across the business.
* Run the delivery of product and corporate communications - drafting communication packs, press releases, liaison with partners, briefing spokespeople
* Support the corporate communications team to respond to press enquires and crisis communications
* Support on developing NOW's corporate narrative and thought leadership programme
* Lead our retained PR consumer agency alongside our Senior PR Manager, interrogating strategies to maximise output
* Deliver consumer PR campaigns and 'always on' press office activity that ladders into our overarching PR strategy

What you'll bring:

* Experience of working in a corporate press office or newsroom environment, and supporting colleagues to deliver corporate communications activations and campaigns
* Existing relationships with trade media
* Comfortable working with a range of partners and navigating challenging demands.
* Highly organised and efficient, able to in prioritise a few projects and tasks at once
* Experience on creative consumer campaigns, working with an agency to refine SOW, overarching creative direction, media strategy and campaign assets
* Editorially savvy, with sell-in experience and a strong understanding of the UK media landscape and news hook

NOW Team Overview

Everyone at NOW is a fan of our movies, shows and sport. But for us, the real action lies behind the scenes. With over 250 people, we're more than just brilliant entertainment. We're forward-thinking, people-focused and passionate about world-class experiences. Here, you'll feel your confidence grow as you make your mark. And as part of an inclusive and supportive team, we'll make sure you develop to your full potential.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

* Access to free NOWTV, for streaming all your favourite shows
* A generous pension package
* Private healthcare
* Discounted mobile and broadband

Where you'll work:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to NOW. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, So we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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