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Reference: 88833

Date Added: 17 May 2023
Closing Date: 14 July 2023

Job Title: Communications & PR Specialist

Working For: Saab UK

Location: Fareham

Salary: £28-33,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Saab UK is a British company that is part of Saab Group’s global high-technology operations. Saab offers world-leading solutions and services in defence, aviation, space and civil security. In the UK we bring together the best of Swedish and British innovation and engineering to provide our customers with products and solutions that push boundaries for what is considered technically possible. Our mission is to help our customers to keep people and society safe.

The ideal candidate:

  • Whilst we will consider exceptional graduates we are looking for candidates that have had relevant previous job experience (2+ years)
  • Has an interest in robotics and artificial intelligence in the maritime domain as well as wider defence technology and manufacturing
  • Able to build strong relationships and networks with colleagues, clients and the media and answer enquiries from the media and other organisations
  • Experience developing and maintaining media relations to secure positive media coverage
  • Experience of writing and implementing communications plans for projects or campaigns
  • Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media
  • Monitoring the media, including newspapers, magazines, journals, broadcasts, newswires, social media sites and blogs, for market intelligence and proactive opportunities
  • The ability to communicate compelling stories and key messages to specific target audiences through a variety of mediums, including effective and engaging copywriting
  • Prepare and supervise the production of publicity brochures, handouts, direct mail leaflets, promotional videos, photographs, films and multimedia programmes
  • Knowledge of basic-intermediate graphic design principles and experience applying these to produce content for digital and print mediums (InDesign, Canva, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Experience organising and delivering events (such as staff events, press briefs, exhibitions, open days and site tours), source speakers and seek out sponsorship opportunities (in support of the Internal Communications and Events Manager)
  • Maintaining and updating information on the organisation's website
  • Managing and updating information and engaging with users on social media sites such as LinkedIn
  • The ability to work as part of a busy and high performing international team

Closing Date: 14 July 2023

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Website: https://www.saab.com/

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