Corporate Communications Manager

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Budapest, HU, H-1103

Company: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.

 

 

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY!

 

Wizz Air, the fastest growing European low-cost airline, operates a fleet of 145 Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. A team of dedicated aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low fares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 10.2 million passengers in the financial year ending 31 March 2021. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ. The company was recently named one of the world's top ten safest airlines by airlineratings.com, the world's only safety and product rating agency, and 2020 Airline of the Year by ATW, the most coveted honour an airline or individual can receive, and a most sustainable company in the airline industry in 2021 by World Finance Magazine.

 

JOB TITLE: Corporate Communications Manager 

BASE: BUD - Office  

 

 

Who we are:

 

  • We are committed to making sure that everyone, everywhere can benefit from travelling at the lowest prices, while keeping the social, economic and environmental impact of our operations in mind. Our strategy is built on low fares and a diverse network, supported by efficient and sustainable operations and high-quality customer service
  • WIZZ is a fresh, vibrant & contemporary brand, we are confident & not shy
  • We always strive to break out of category & think outside the box
  • Our 5 brand values lead the way:
    • Inclusivity – We collaborate together to achieve our goals
    • Positivity – We are an optimistic, happy, inspired and inspiring team
    • Dedication – We have an entrepreneurial ‘can do’ attitude: we take individual & collective ownership and are accountable for everything we do
    • Integrity – We hold ourselves to the highest possible standards of business ethics in everything we do
    • Sustainability – We strive to be the greenest choice of air travel and work hard on continuously decreasing our environmental footprint

 

 

What we offer: 

 

  • Instant impact, from any level of the organisation
  • True international and multi-cultural work environment
  • Comprehensive, end-to-end processes oversight
  • Exposure to C-suite management
  • Fast career progression, internal mobility and talent management supported by training opportunities (Wizz Academy and bespoke trainings)
  • Passionate, driven and diverse team
  • Work in a fast growing – can do – organisation, which is expanding in Europe, the UK and Middle East’
  • Life insurance
  • Participation in the employee bonus scheme
  • Unlimited number of significantly discounted and confirmed seating tickets, giving access to a continuously growing network of destinations’.
  • On the job training in the airline operations
  • AYCM sport pass contracting possibility

 

 

Relocation package (if applicable)

 

  • Expense budget will be available 
  • Temporary accommodation will be provided for a definite time period
  • Administration support

 

 

Overall responsibility:

 

The Corporate Communications Manager will play a key role within the Corporate Communications department of Wizz Air which manages the reputation of the company, develops brand awareness and secures international press. This Manager role is highly entrepreneurial, requires agility and fast decision making with room for expansion. The Corporate Communications Manager reports to the Head of Corporate Communications.

 

 

Responsibilities include:

 

 

  • Represent the company at media events and act as spokesperson, give interviews to media (TV, Radio, print)
  • Cultivate relationships with key business and mainstream journalists in national and trade publications across Europe and beyond
  • Develop compelling story angles
  • Write clear and compelling communications materials such as press releases and presentations and update boilerplates, data sheets and maintain department archives
  • Coordinate activities of external agencies
  • Coordinate and channel media requests and enquiries in a timely manner
  • Pitch stories to media. Achieve highest visibility online, in print, broadcast, TV and in all Wizz Air markets
  • Assist production of events’ pre & post production
  • Media tracking and tabulation
  • Keep contact data bases up to date
  • Update key messages and media FAQs where required
  • Keep current with marketing trends, innovations, communication techniques and any media regulations
  • Develop and maintain country fact sheets

 

 

 

Requirements:

 

 

  • Degree in Communications / Marketing / Business related subject
  • 2-4 years relevant experience in public relations and/or communications
  • Good interpersonal, networking and communication skills
  • Solid writing skills
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English; Command of Hungarian is a plus
  • Availability for international travel up to 50% of the time
  • Effective research and administrative skills
  • Initiative, eye for details and a team player, quick thinker
  • Resourceful, flexible and responsive in dealing with people
  • Ability to work under pressure and with short deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office applications  
  • Other Plusses: voracious reader of books, news and magazines; avid consumer of news, politics, entertainment and culture; strong personal interest in political science, business issues or public policy

 

 

 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback to you at this stage, should your application not meet the requirements. Thank you for your understanding.

 

 

 

 

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