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PR and Communications Country Manager – DACH Region

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Description

Ryanair are currently recruiting a PR and Communications Country Manager to join Europe’s largest airline group!

This is an excellent role for an ambitious, driven and hardworking PR & Marketing professional to join Europe’s busiest Sales, Marketing and Comms team.

The successful candidate can be based in either Germany or Austria (close to one of Ryanair’s operational airports) with extensive travelling within the DACH region will work closely with our Senior Management and C-suite based in our Dublin HQ. This is a permanent position and key responsibilities will include supporting Ryanair in getting local connections and market intelligence, improving our brand and relationships with local key stakeholders including media, tourist boards, and airports.

Please submit all resumes in ENGLISH only.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver and manage Ryanair’s integrated comms and marketing plan in DACH markets
  • Build and maintain active relationship with local stakeholders including media, tourist boards and airports
  • Localize our corporate key messages and suggest local angles
  • Prepare press releases, media responses and presentations
  • Deliver and attend press conferences, speaking events and interviews
  • Work closely with our German press agency and our HQ press office to address daily media queries
  • Suggest strategic partnership and sponsorship opportunities
  • Drive demand, sales and improve brand perception and positioning in markets
  • Travel extensively across markets of responsibility
  • Build presence and connections locally

Requirements

  • Fluency in both German and English is essential. Candidates must be highly proficient in both written and verbal communication in both languages
  • At least 5 years Public Relations and Marketing experience (in house or agency)
  • Confident communicator and presenter
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the DACH markets
  • Deep understanding of media needs and media relationships
  • Ability to negotiate while working within a multi-national and multi-cultural environment
  • Good leadership and team management skills
  • Experience of working in an agile, fast-paced environment
  • Proven track record in aviation and/or travel industry and advantage  
  • Be “glocal” – think global but act local

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Discounted and unlimited travel to over 230 destinations
  • Unrivalled career progression

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