Senior Communications Manager

London

Senior Communications Manager UK

Every third second a new review is posted on Trustpilot for one of the thousands of businesses on our review community. It’s no exaggeration to say that we’re growing at lightning speed. Recognized as one of the most exciting digital businesses in Europe, we have ambitious plans and are looking for a Senior Communications Manager in the UK that can help us take the next step in building a global leading brand through proactive communications.

As Senior Communications Manager in the UK you will be making critical recommendations and decisions concerning our communications and earned media strategy in our biggest and fastest-growing market. As a digital business that helps companies grow their brand, we’re looking for a person that is deeply rooted and passionate about PR, digital communications and appreciates the importance and value of trust. We work with both consumers and businesses so you would need to be comfortable handling B2B and B2C communications.

You will be based in our office in central London covering a range of tasks at the strategic, tactical and operational levels and will be reporting to Head of Communications - Europe, who’s based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Willingness to embrace a modern working environment where you work across borders and processes that are still being built is essential. Your  tasks will include:

  • Manage media relations in the UK including media enquiries and issue management

  • Responsible for UK earned media plan including identifying relevant PR stories and angles and writing pitches, press releases, Q&As, fact sheets and talk-tracks

  • Function as an advisor on UK media relations for the executive team and prepare spokespersons from the London office to meet the press

  • Develop and execute vertical campaigns in collaboration with our Marketing and Sales Team

  • Lead on our Social Media efforts in the UK  

  • Occasionally act as spokesperson in UK media

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience from a PR department or an agency

  • Experience in implementing PR strategies, handling press enquiries and creating media outreach materials

  • Ability to write strong pitches, press releases, Q&As, and fact sheets

  • Solid media relations and deep understanding of how the media works

  • Experience in working with Social Media and a passion for embracing the opportunities

  • Ability to work independently with a hands on approach while prioritizing multiple projects

  • Think and move fast while being a team player

  • Experience in IT/Tech Industry and/or compliance communications a plus

  • Master’s degree in Communications or Journalism a plus

We offer

We’re still building our brand so this is a real opportunity for someone who wants to transform and continually reinvent our communications efforts as we build the world's leading review platform. We offer an exciting and empowering opportunity given the right candidate:

  • The opportunity to be a key player in an exciting growth journey

  • An international, fast-paced, vibrant and diverse working environment

  • Competitive salary package, bonus scheme and stock options

  • Lots of perks including snacks, drinks, social events and much more

About the Communications and Brand Team

As the Senior Communications Manager UK you’ll become a part of the Communications and Brand Team consisting of seven people based in three locations: Copenhagen, New York and London. We’re a young and small team with a flat structure that work closely together in an informal manner all eager to succeed and learn - and we help each other grow and reach that next step in our careers.

About Trustpilot

Trustpilot is an online review community that helps consumers make better purchasing decisions and businesses showcase and improve their service. Any consumer can write a review on Trustpilot; any business can invite its customers to share reviews about their experiences – for free. With more than 35 million reviews of 190,000 businesses from a variety of industries worldwide, Trustpilot is quickly becoming the world’s leading independent review site. Trustpilot reviews are seen nearly 2 billion times each month by consumers worldwide. With offices in Copenhagen, London, New York, Denver, Berlin, Melbourne and Vilnius, Trustpilot's 600 employees represent more than 40 different nationalities. For more information, visit https://www.trustpilot.com/