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Associate Communications Manager

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Communications
Location
London, Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us


Dyson is a global technology enterprise. We solve the problems others choose to ignore, with surprising new inventions that defy convention and simply work better.We’re driven by progress and thrive on the challenge of relentless improvement. We’re growing fast and our ambition is huge – more categories, more locations and more people

Pioneering technology takes more than just inventive engineers. At Dyson, we take a problem-solving approach to everything we do. And across our support teams,we’re proud to be different. And importantly, we support change to maintain our rapid growth. From our Finance and Security teams, through to Legal, Communications and our People function, we’re focused on deliveringan unsurpassed service across the entire business.

Our Communications team creates and managesour narrative. Working closely with senior stakeholders, they deploy our stories strategically through press,online media and internal comms to build our reputation.Our high-profile reputation helps grow our businessby indirectly selling our technology and positions Dysonas a great place to work. The team is responsible for a range of communications from public relations and business, products and launches to internal messaging and events.

About the role



We are looking for a creative, organised and unflappable storyteller to join the Floorcare  & Professional team. You will be an integral part of the global team supporting across all NPD campaigns. The successful candidate will have an outstanding understanding of the media and influencer landscape globally.  They will be hands on, have exceptional project management skills, be a great writer and have a real nose for a story – particularly as all non-NPD storytelling will fall within their remit. They will therefore have an innate ability to hunt out inspiring stories surrounding the RDD process, weaving together multiple narratives, and a working style that inspires and motivates their colleagues globally to achieve unrivalled performance.  

This role can be based in London or Malmesbury – if in London 1-2 days a week will be based in Malmesbury.

What you’ll be doing:

With the guidance from the Global Head of Communications (FC & Professional), this role will support with the project management and ideation surrounding NPD campaigns. You will focus on telling stories around Dyson’s problem solving core technology, the category, people, places and the Dyson philosophy.  Ultimately we want to promote the good news, and manage the bad to inspire other influential people to spread the word on our behalf. 
This person will support the creation of insight driven campaigns and help create campaign toolkits that champion the engineering story.  This involves early integration with RDD and commercial, strong cross-functional working with commercial and building strong engineer relationships This role will also support global measurement of NPD activities.We want this person to harness every story telling moment to stimulate reach through true integrated 360 comms. This means embracing story telling through media relations, the Dyson Newsroom, influencer approaches plus integrated workings with social, digital, content, retail and OE teams.

About you


  • Experience in communications and marketing disciplines
  • Cross-functional campaign management: experience of operating within cross-functional communications campaigns.
  • Multi-platform: Experience working across a range of multi-media channels with competency in digital marketing and social media.
  • Project management skills: including experience of working across complex multi-stakeholder initiatives and a basic appreciation of the resource planning process
  • Strong presentation and executional skills 

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme 
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  • Sport centre 
  • Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidised café and restaurants 
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.