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PR & External Communications Coordinator

Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group

Marketing & Communications
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

WHAT YOU'LL DO


ROLE PROFILE (What you'll do)

You will be a core member of the LAB Communications team, primarily supporting the LAB PR & Corporate Communications Managers and Senior Director across both media relations and corporate communications, to promote the best of BCG to our key audiences. The LAB Communications team sits within the wider LAB Marketing & Communications function.

You will:
  • Support the PR & Corporate Communications team with the delivery of the LAB PR programme, leading on key campaign elements and supporting the senior team on execution
  • Build relationship with key journalists, in line with the focus of the PR strategy
  • Review global reports and select content with PR mileage in the UK, and across the LAB system
  • Act as a key member of the LAB PR team, reporting key updates to wider BCG teams around the world
  • Liaise with BCG partners / in-house experts and host media interviews
  • Handle incoming media queries
  • Monitor for relevant issues and news on a daily basis
  • Work with the PR & Corporate Communications managers on evaluation for key announcements
  • Support the PR & Corporate Communications team with agency management
  • Have a keen interest in the core themes driving business conversation (eg AI, Climate & Sustainability, Competitiveness)
  • Drive metrics and reporting
  • Act as lead on team management and co-ordination, supporting the team with internal meeting management and status reports and driving forward key actions

YOU'RE GOOD AT


  • Supporting the delivery of effective PR/external comms programmes
  • Growing and nurturing a network of strong relationships with leading journalists, particularly in the UK
  • Quickly establishing a good understanding of a wide variety of industries
  • Problem solving, creative thinking and flexibility of approach
  • Writing and copy editing: prioritising messages and adapting style for different voices, audiences and objectives
  • High level of organisation and ability to drive forward projects with multiple stakeholders at multiple levels of seniority
  • Maintaining high quality standards under pressure
  • Working in a fast-paced dynamic organisation
  • Being a team player

YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)


  • BA preferred, at least 3+ years of corporate press experience, ideally in a top-tier UK PR agency
  • Demonstrable experience building strong relationships with target UK media
  • Genuine interest and knowledge of the UK media ecosystem and cycle
  • Genuine interest and knowledge of the professional services environment
  • Excellent understanding of the components of a corporate news piece, article, feature, op-ed or by-lined comment piece

YOU'LL WORK WITH


  • LAB Marketing & Communications team
  • LAB MDPs and both global and local topic experts
  • Global Communications team
  • Wider network of London office and LAB system staff