Corporate PR Executive

14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Resource type: Permanent

Job Description:
Corporate PR Executive Coventry

Permanent Position

to GBP27,000 pa

The life changer. The industry shaper. The healthcare pioneer. Join McKesson, a leading global healthcare company, and you can be all these things and more. Based at our UK Head Office in Coventry, as part of one of the teams shaping our services and improving lives, you'll have the opportunity to drive your career forward and become more than you ever imagined.

About the department

You will be joining the PR, Communications & Engagement team that sits within a wider HR function of over one hundred colleagues. The PR function is all about protecting the corporate reputation of McKesson and promoting its family of brands.

About the opportunity

This is a fantastic role for someone ambitious to develop their career within PR. Joining an experienced team for a fortune 500 business with over 23,000 colleagues in the UK, the career development and progression opportunities are endless.

You will support the corporate PR manager in the planning, developing and implementing of PR strategies.

Working collaboratively with all stakeholders you will ensure business activity is being supported by public relations activity, and be responsible for responding to external queries in a timely and effective way.

This is a busy and varied role where every day will be different. One day you could be liaising with our leadership team, the next day our charity partners and the next day the media!

Your duties will be to write and edit reactive statements, case studies, articles and blog posts as well as monitoring the media and preparing reports. Devise and coordinate photo opportunities, and organise events including press conferences, open days and press tours. You'll also maintain and update information on our corporate websites and social media sites as well as providing overall admin support for the team when required and the chance to get involved in high exposure projects

About you

You will have a genuine interest and passion in corporate affairs combined with strong communication skills and an understanding of how to communicate with, and influence, different audiences.

You will have ideally worked within a PR or communications role although if you can demonstrate a clear understanding and motivation to want to work in this area you will also be considered.

What is essential is the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines with a sense of urgency. You will also be a confident communicator and not afraid to interact with senior stakeholders.

As with any communications role, excellent writing skills and attention to detail is critical.

If you feel you have above combined with the energy we are looking for please apply online. In return for your hard work, we offer training opportunities and development plans, wide-ranging benefits, flexible holidays and a brilliant work-life balance. We'll also ensure that you feel empowered to support colleagues and make a real difference in people's lives.

About McKesson

We're McKesson - a Fortune Global 500 healthcare company that strives to break boundaries, challenge the status quo and support the changing healthcare industry. Bringing together six companies and 24,000 McKesson colleagues across pharmacy, pharmaceutical distribution and homecare services, we're committed to offering the best advice and healthcare to our patients, customers and colleagues. As part of our UK Head Office you'll be able to use your passion, ambition and drive to build solutions and have experiences that transform lives for the better - starting with your own.

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Town: Coventry

County: Warwickshire