European PR Manager - Talinn

  • TransferWise
  • Tallinn, Tallinna linn, Estonia
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Public Relations

Job Description

Co-founded by Skype’s first employee and backed by some of the world's most experienced innovators, we're changing the world of currency and international money transfer. We’re making it cheaper, faster, easier – but above all, fairer. We're currently 600 people strong with nine offices across the world.

The PR team is responsible for sharing the TransferWise story far and wide: from announcing the latest product news to telling the stories of our customers to campaigning to change the law. We’re focused on building awareness helping the voice of our customers, our team and our company be heard across the world on all matters from new products to regulatory comment.  The PR team is fast growing, adaptable to change at a moments’ notice All in all, we’re making the world a better place by changing the world of finance for good.

The role can be based in either our London or Tallinn office and although you may be based in one place, the role will encompass picking up one or more of the following markets: Nordics, France, Spain or the Netherlands.

You must be comfortable taking the initiative and juggling multiple markets. Understanding your audience is certainly something that should come naturally, but above all, being motivated and having a passion for TransferWise and our mission will make you successful.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Leading on the execution of PR plans that deliver on reputation and growth.
  • Helping develop the strategies to build awareness of TransferWise; overall, the role is 70% tactical, 30% strategic.
  • Acting as the company’s key point of contact for media in your market, managing the press office and speaking programme.
  • Bringing your creativity: we like people who have new ideas and ways of working.
  • Project planning: from resources to budgets to stakeholders – you need to be on top of your campaigns.
  • Work together with other teams on integrated campaigns.
  • Take ownership of your area, become the expert and know your audience inside and out. 

What makes you successful.

  • You have a passion for TransferWise and our mission.
  • With a consumer PR-focus, you know how to build awareness and create audience-centred campaigns.
  • With an international outlook, you have experience working in PR in at least one relevant market – Nordics, DACH, pan-European.
  • You flourish in a dynamic environment and have experience working on projects in a fast paced company – probably with some agency experience.
  • You have an enthusiastic, hands-on approach and you get things done.
  • You have strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • You’re a confident communicator with strong interpersonal skills and excellent written and spoken English, and at least one other European language.

Benefits:

We offer you a position in one of the hottest startups in Europe and a chance to truly be a part of something great and challenging.

It goes without saying that you’ll be a part of a fun, friendly atmosphere, with plenty of opportunities to grow personally and professionally. You’ll get a competitive salary, flexible work hours and all-expenses-paid company holidays every year (Summerdays& Winterdays). Everyone gets shares in the company too, because we believe that the revolution belongs to each of us.

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Some important stuff we would like you to know

To meet our regulatory obligations as a licensed financial services company, TransferWise needs to take background checks on all new hires, which may include Criminal and Credit checks. Please discuss with the Recruiter if you have any concerns regarding this process.

We want to make sure that our recruitment process is accessible to everyone. So if you need any reasonable adjustments – at any point in the process – we’ll do our best to help. Just let us know what you need on your application form, or drop us an email. You might need a reasonable adjustment if you’ve got a disability. Or maybe you live overseas, and you’d prefer to meet us over Skype.