Communications & PR Manager

  • Company: Moët Hennessy UK
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Wines & Spirits
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Communication & Media
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: MHE00838
  • Date of publication: 2019.01.29

Position

MISSION STATEMENT

To craft the most exceptional experiences, stories and messages for the Moet Hennessy brands delivered across traditional PR, events, digital, social media and influencer strategy ensuring our brands sit at the heart of relevant culture.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

STRATEGY

  • Own integrated brand communications strategies for brands of Moet Hennessy in the UK market, reporting to the Communications and Culture Director
  • Support in delivering the company vision of ‘Crafting Experiences' and building desirability through relevant messaging and outputs
  • Connect our brands to the most influential people and create a joyful want to be part of our world

COMMUNICATION PR / EVENTS / INFLUENCE

  • Work in tandem with relevant Brand Teams to develop and implement annual communications plan
  • In line with DNA/objectives, demonstrate a creative vision to deliver stories, events and impact for our brands to the desired consumer
  • Develop, recommend and implement new ideas to continuously grow amplification and coverage in line with brand values
  • Demonstrate a clear opinion on influencer strategy and how to apply to brands in UK
  • Demonstrate an excellent network of media, industry and influential contacts
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of culture and trends and how to connect brands relevantly
  • Manage external communications agencies and be the key stakeholder for external/internal management - including Trade and Specialist Wines & Spirits agencies
  • Manage Maison stakeholders conveying the communications plan integrated to the overall brand plans
  • Review and evaluate PR delivery and performance
  • Coordinate press trips and tastings
  • Support events coordination with brand teams and external agencies

Profile

Education: Degree level    

Languages: English fluent, French is a plus

Professional experience & know how:

  • Five years communications & PR experience minimum - ideally in luxury/culture/premium wines & spirits
  • Professionally connected with strong ‘black book'
  • Media savvy - demonstrate a clear understanding of the rapidly changing media and digital environment
  • Fully proficient in all aspects of communications and PR
  • Great communicator and motivator to achieve collaborative success

Personal & interpersonal skills :

  • Be a collaborative team player who is happy leading with initiative and rising to potential opportunities
  • Demonstrate a creative mindset and deliver messages with humility
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written in English

Technical & management skills : 

  • Ability to develop, implement and evaluate a communications plans
  • Experience in pitching and briefing media contacts
  • Ability to manage external and internal stakeholders
  • Develop technical knowledge of wines and spirits
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