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Communications Executive

The Premier League

The Premier League is the organising body of the Premier League with responsibility for the competition, its Rule Book and the centralised broadcast and other commercial rights.

Posted
19 Jun 2022
Status
Full Time
Permanent
Location
England
Closing date
1 Jul 2022

Overview

The Premier League is looking for a Communications Executive to support the wide-ranging operations of the Communications Department. The right candidate will be motivated, organised and able to work in a fast-paced environment. The candidate should have a strong background in communications.

The role will require the candidate to work with relevant Premier League departments, Clubs and other external stakeholders to assist in promoting the League.

Our hybrid-working model also allows you some variety on your place of work, offering you the chance to work from home in line with our policy. You will be expected to attend the office or site visits at a minimum of three days a week. All staff liaise closely with their line manager to manage their time appropriately and according to their work and team requirements.

Key Responsibilities

The main duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Supporting daily media monitoring and all associated reporting
  • Assisting production of internal communications materials
  • Drafting relevant communications such as briefing lines and press releases
  • Distributing content to media
  • Supporting the delivery of activities and events to enhance the reputation of the Premier League
  • Communications support for Premier League Match Centre responsibilities, including liaising with media and broadcasters during match rounds
  • Working with the Director of News and Corporate Communications to respond to Premier League-related issues as well as the Director of Public Relations on proactive campaigns
  • Liaising with the Premier League’s Digital teams to ensure effective use of social and digital channels when promoting the League’s activities
  • Supporting the Communications department with the development and implementation of structured PR plans

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Significant experience working in communications
  • Proven track record in delivering communications campaigns and media liaison
  • Good understanding of football and an appreciation of the Premier League’s structure, policies, issues and context in the industry
  • Excellent writing ability
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and confidence to deal with senior internal and external figures in a professional manner
  • Availability for out of hours work as required, in accordance with our flexi-working guidelines

Benefits

Our competitive range of benefits includes:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Health screenings
  • Mental health support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounts with commercial partners
  • Access to match day tickets

The Premier League is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. All appointments will be made based on merit. Our commitment to safeguarding includes implementing robust safer recruitment procedures to assess the suitability of individuals applying for roles that involve work with children and adults who are or may be at risk of harm.

About The Premier League

The Premier League is the top tier of England’s football pyramid, which produces some of the most competitive and compelling football in the world. With our Clubs, we use the power and popularity of the competition to inspire fans, communities and partners in the UK and across the world.

We bring people together from all backgrounds and we are a competition for everyone, everywhere – available to watch in 880 million homes in 188 countries.

The Premier League head office is based in central London and the organisation delivers across a range of roles, including football, coach development, community, youth development, safeguarding, broadcast, commercial, communications, digital, finance, legal, marketing and policy.

Work at the Premier League varies greatly and we are committed to delivering equality, diversity and inclusion across the organisation. We look for people who excel at what they do and would be a positive fit for the organisation, regardless of their background.

How to Apply:

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Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Permanent
Job Type
Marketing & Communications
Media & Digital
Sport
Football

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