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Senior Communications Manager - Paris

Summary

Salary
Competitive salary + bonus, pension
Team
Communications, PR
Location
Paris - France

Description

We are looking for someone to lead our communications team in France, and tell the story of a company that has transformed, and continues to transform itself. As our Communications Lead you will have outstanding relationships with top tier media, an innate ability to tell inspiring stories, and a leadership style that inspires and motivates a talented team.

Accountabilities

  • As the Senior Communications Manager for France, you will provide strategic communications advice to the Dyson France Leadership and Executive team
  • You will devise and implement excellent internal and external communications strategies focused on telling stories around our core technology, our products, our people, our places, and the Dyson philosophy
  • You will oversee a programme of proactive media to build Dyson’s reputation as an innovating engineering company focused on our customer’s wellbeing
  • You will be responsible for identifying emerging issues and opportunities facing the organization, and design strategies to manage their impact
  • You will own the voice of Dyson in France and ensure a consistently high level of execution across all channels
  • You’ll also oversee the monitoring, analysis and response to press coverage and social media interactions on a timely basis and across a wide spectrum of media
  • You will also manage the local communications budget to ensure we have the tools and resources to create a best-in-class communications function

Skills

  • You will have extensive experience working in either an in-house function or working for a communications agency
  • You’ll come with demonstrable experience in building relationships with top tier reporters and editors, and in successfully positioning subject matter with the media to achieve high-impact placements
  • You will also have extensive leadership experience and the ability to support and nurture a talented communications team
  • You will have the ability to build and effect change at both a people and process level. You will be able to identify a problem and create an innovative solution
  • You’ll have broad category or client experience and will have worked with a variety of products, brands or customers
  • You will also be bi-lingual with the ability to speak both fluent French and fluent English
  • You’ll be ideally degree educated with a bachelor’s degree or higher

Benefits

  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Discount on Dyson machines