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Commercial Communications Manager (FTC)
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The Communication department is responsible for protecting and enhancing the reputation of Arsenal Football Club with all key stakeholders and driving the 'Arsenal story'.

The primary purpose of this role is to project a positive image of Arsenal Football Club by managing key Public Relations projects relating to Arsenal commercial partners and retail activities plus player media appearances. The post-holder will handle media enquiries on a daily basis with both external and internal stakeholders of the Club.

Please note this role is a fixed term contract commencing from October 2017 - August 2018 to provide maternity cover.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Commercial Communications Manager you will develop and deliver PR strategy and plans (including social media as required) around key commercial initiatives
  • Act as member of 24/7 press office developing and delivering Club statements to external media and staff
  • There may be requirements to work matchdays and attend media days at our training ground.

Main Job Requirements and Person Specification

Education/Qualifications/Training:

  • Must be educated to minimum degree level

Specific Experience:

  • Experience of building effective PR campaigns including social media and effective measurement
  • Previous experience in a busy press office
  • Experience of managing celebrity/sports people through working for a leading football/sports organisation
  • Experience of dealing with national and international media

Abilities/Skills/Knowledge:

  • Skill to handle incoming media inquiries
  • A good understanding of social media
  • Effective planning and end to end delivery
  • A good knowledge of football generally
  • Must be able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Creative ideas and ability to drive media coverage and social engagement
  • Ability to present and communicate information in a confident manner - and create clear and concise copy
  • Strong internal and stakeholder management
  • Standard professional level IT skills

Hours of Work

Your normal basic week is 09:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday including one hour for lunch; a total of 40 hours per week. Matchday working as and when required.

Arsenal FC is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and its policies for recruitment, selection, training, development and promotion are designed to ensure that no job applicant receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, ethnic and national origin, disability or gender reassignment.

Please note, you have until 23:59pm on 29 June 2017 to apply for this vacancy.

Closing Date: 29/06/2017

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