Consumer PR Manager

Location:

London, London, United Kingdom
Requisition Number:
R0055892

At eBay, we create pathways to connect millions of sellers and buyers in more than 190 markets around the world. Our technology empowers our customers, providing everyone the opportunity to grow and thrive — no matter who they are or where they are in the world. And the ripple effect of our work creates waves of change for our customers, our company, our communities and our planet.

As a pioneer of meaningful commerce, we strive to sustain the future of our customers, our company and our planet. And central to this journey, we will continue to embrace sustainable practices that reinforce our commitment to operating with integrity.

We’re looking for a creative, connected and ambitious Consumer PR Manager to join our award-winning in-house eBay UK Communications team to lead proactive storytelling and campaign development that will generate lots of buzz across key cultural moments and our enthusiast categories - Love Island…need we say more?

We are a purpose-driven company that puts the customer at the heart of everything, and we celebrate a culture that encourages people to think big and be curious, to act with urgency and integrity and to be fearlessly inclusive. If this sounds up your street, we want to hear from you.

About the team

This role reports to the Head of Consumer PR and is part of the eBay UK Communications and Social Impact team. You will work together with cross-functional teams and especially closely with our brand, social and trading teams to deliver on earned media outcomes.

The Responsibilities

  • This role will lead proactive PR campaign development and execution – you will be responsible for developing highly integrated PR programmes which support eBay’s business objectives and trading verticals
  • Own the strategy and drive storytelling campaigns across a number of portfolios to continue to drive earned buzz and brand relevance for eBay (e.g. C2C - helping people sell and make money, Collectables, Cultural Moments)
  • Be part of a cross-functional working group for vertical-specific go to market plans and deliver strategic communications counsel to internal stakeholders
  • Be a thought-leader with finger on the pulse on the latest creative ways leveraging social and influencers to reach our customers within an earned environment - be willing to challenge, test and learn
  • Manage budgets relating to your portfolio, manage multiple work-streams and agency teams
  • Develop and/or review media materials and foster strong media relationships with consumer and lifestyle media

Key skills/experience required:

  • 5-7+ years experience working on recognised consumer brands in a fast-paced, PR environment, either agency or in-house (lifestyle & retail experience preferred)
  • We’re looking for someone who is a nimble and creative storyteller, has a penchant for cross-team collaboration, a proactive and energetic posture, impeccable judgement and writing capabilities, acts with a sense of urgency and has the ability to weave seamlessly between fun consumer subject matters through to making money-making tips and sustainability topics easy for customers to understand
  • A natural flair for news and social trends coupled with excellent news and editorial judgement and an in-depth understanding of how the media operates
  • Understanding of the UK media landscape and established relationships
  • Ability to interpret data quickly and create genuinely interesting and relevant media pitches and story opportunities.
  • Experienced in briefing spokespeople, drafting media q&as, statements and releases
  • Be able to demonstrate a passion for communications, and being ahead of trends and challenges - finger on the pulse
  • Clear understanding of and empathy with UK mainstream consumers and the media they consume
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both written and verbal. Capable of influence at all levels - able to build strong relationships across wide range of partners
  • Great teammate, Self starter with a drive for being proactive, focused and results driven, quick, confident, yet considered decision-making
  • Ability to assimilate new, complex business information and grasp new systems and processes in a corporate environment

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion

#LI-FG1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Consumer PR Manager

London, London, United Kingdom Requisition Number R0055892

At eBay, we create pathways to connect millions of sellers and buyers in more than 190 markets around the world. Our technology empowers our customers, providing everyone the opportunity to grow and thrive — no matter who they are or where they are in the world. And the ripple effect of our work creates waves of change for our customers, our company, our communities and our planet.

As a pioneer of meaningful commerce, we strive to sustain the future of our customers, our company and our planet. And central to this journey, we will continue to embrace sustainable practices that reinforce our commitment to operating with integrity.

We’re looking for a creative, connected and ambitious Consumer PR Manager to join our award-winning in-house eBay UK Communications team to lead proactive storytelling and campaign development that will generate lots of buzz across key cultural moments and our enthusiast categories - Love Island…need we say more?

We are a purpose-driven company that puts the customer at the heart of everything, and we celebrate a culture that encourages people to think big and be curious, to act with urgency and integrity and to be fearlessly inclusive. If this sounds up your street, we want to hear from you.

About the team

This role reports to the Head of Consumer PR and is part of the eBay UK Communications and Social Impact team. You will work together with cross-functional teams and especially closely with our brand, social and trading teams to deliver on earned media outcomes.

The Responsibilities

  • This role will lead proactive PR campaign development and execution – you will be responsible for developing highly integrated PR programmes which support eBay’s business objectives and trading verticals
  • Own the strategy and drive storytelling campaigns across a number of portfolios to continue to drive earned buzz and brand relevance for eBay (e.g. C2C - helping people sell and make money, Collectables, Cultural Moments)
  • Be part of a cross-functional working group for vertical-specific go to market plans and deliver strategic communications counsel to internal stakeholders
  • Be a thought-leader with finger on the pulse on the latest creative ways leveraging social and influencers to reach our customers within an earned environment - be willing to challenge, test and learn
  • Manage budgets relating to your portfolio, manage multiple work-streams and agency teams
  • Develop and/or review media materials and foster strong media relationships with consumer and lifestyle media

Key skills/experience required:

  • 5-7+ years experience working on recognised consumer brands in a fast-paced, PR environment, either agency or in-house (lifestyle & retail experience preferred)
  • We’re looking for someone who is a nimble and creative storyteller, has a penchant for cross-team collaboration, a proactive and energetic posture, impeccable judgement and writing capabilities, acts with a sense of urgency and has the ability to weave seamlessly between fun consumer subject matters through to making money-making tips and sustainability topics easy for customers to understand
  • A natural flair for news and social trends coupled with excellent news and editorial judgement and an in-depth understanding of how the media operates
  • Understanding of the UK media landscape and established relationships
  • Ability to interpret data quickly and create genuinely interesting and relevant media pitches and story opportunities.
  • Experienced in briefing spokespeople, drafting media q&as, statements and releases
  • Be able to demonstrate a passion for communications, and being ahead of trends and challenges - finger on the pulse
  • Clear understanding of and empathy with UK mainstream consumers and the media they consume
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both written and verbal. Capable of influence at all levels - able to build strong relationships across wide range of partners
  • Great teammate, Self starter with a drive for being proactive, focused and results driven, quick, confident, yet considered decision-making
  • Ability to assimilate new, complex business information and grasp new systems and processes in a corporate environment

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/company/diversity-inclusion

#LI-FG1

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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