Corporate PR Specialist

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialized in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks, and holidays to theatre, entertainment, and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly-traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

Job Description

The role of the Corporate PR specialist is to share the company’s mission, product and achievements with the media and stakeholders. Primarily supporting the Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs teams in coordinating activities that tell a powerful equity story. 

Executing the Corporate Communications strategy using a variety of methods, such as preparing communication materials, writing press releases and social media posts, maintaining the corporate website and hosting special events. Management of the Group’s PR and IR agency and ordinary Press Office activity.

Acting as an ambassador for our Corporate Branding as well as coordinating the creation of corporate and IR materials, such as the Group’s Annual or Interim Reports.  Ensuring that all company communications and materials have a consistent theme and message and align to our core values. 

 

 

Main Responsibilities

  • Build clear and consistent messaging linked directly to the overall business strategy and objectives providing key strategic stakeholders (media, suppliers, partners, authorities, public opinion, business community) with consistent and the most up-to-date information;

  • Build a deep understanding of the company’s mission, product features and growth metrics in order to tie communications work directly to desired business outcomes;

  • Support IR comms to showcase a powerful equity story to win investors attention;

  • Executing the company's corporate communications and PR strategy via a cohesive framework, and in strict connection with the internal communications team;

  • Corporate branding in order to reflect and reinforce the company's core values and personality and deliver significant points of difference;

  • Develop effective corporate social responsibility projects that are strategically aligned with the company’s values and culture;

  • Fuel our corporate news flow delivering the group’s strategic message to all our stakeholders and improving our recognition and awareness as a travel-tech company.

  • Being the point of reference for refinement of our corporate narrative and providing PR guidance, support and resources for all functions.

  • Creation of corporate materials and IR materials like group’s Annual or Interim Reports; creation of website contents and overall management of the group corporate and careers websites;

  • Press office ordinary activity.

  • Management of the group’s PR and IR agency

Qualifications

 

  • + 3 years significant experience in a similar role

  • Proven PR agency experience

  • Fluent in English and Italian

  • Energetic and passionate about the power of PR 

  • Enjoy working within a busy, ambitious and fun team

  • Be highly organised, able to multi-task and proactively manage workload

  • Analytical and results driven, delivery focused