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Strategic Comms and Media Manager Full Time

at Visit Scotland Glasgow in Glasgow (Published at 10-05-2021)

Strategic Comms and Media Manager - (2100002K)


Description


BACKGROUND


In 2023, the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships will bring together 13 World Championships for different cycling disciplines in one unprecedented event for the first time ever which will see thousands of the world?s best cyclists vying to win the prestigious rainbow jersey. 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships is set to be the biggest cycling event to ever take place in the world.

The ambition for the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships is bigger than the event itself. The wider vision is to champion the unique power of the bike, delivering an innovative event and wider programme that inspires the nation to ride bikes and to be a catalyst for change.



THE ROLE


With less than three years to go until the World Championships, we now seek a communication specialist to propel, champion and promote the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships, its brand, its wider vision & values.


The successful candidate will play a key strategic role in engaging media, stakeholders, influencers and the public, whilst at the same time anticipating and mitigating against any reputational risks arising from such a high profile event.


As with an inaugrual event the role will evolve over time. However the media and communication responsibilites, internal & external, will be those expected of a global, purpose led, event.


For detailed information please read the full Job Description here



Qualifications


WHAT YOU MUST HAVE


Hands-on experience in previous major sport or cultural events, with proven success in managing the day to day media and PR operation.


Experience


  • Educated to degree level and / or with relevant experience and some events experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years in PR/Comms with public sector experience desirable.
  • Alternatively events, sports and / or cultural industry experience.

  • Experience of working with a range of partner organisations and of building and maintaining relationships


Knowledge


  • Knowledge of events, sport and cultural sector.

  • Knowledge of and interest in cycling and cyclesport desirable.

  • Excellent working knowledge of relevant IT and software applications.

  • Excellent knowledge of and contact within UK Media (print, broadcast and electronic), knowledge of International Media desirable

  • Experience of tracking and managing budgets.


Work Locations: Glasgow Local Office 6th Floor 90 St Vincent Street Glasgow G2 5UB


Job
: Managerial and Technical


Full/ PartTime
: Full Time


Job Posting
: May 10, 2021


Unposting Date
: May 30, 2021



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