TransferWise is hiring a

Consumer Press Officer - UK (Freelance)

London, United Kingdom
Contractor

Co-founded by Skype’s first employee and backed by some of the planet's most experienced innovators, including Sir Richard Branson, we're disrupting the world of currency and international money transfer. That means flipping a gazillion dollar industry on its head and taking power away from banks and the establishment. We're currently 600 people strong and are moving tens of millions of pounds daily.

 

A once in a lifetime opportunity for a press officer to join our fast-paced UK team on a freelance contract. The successful candidate will be confident and experienced in consumer PR, with the ability to thrive in a high-growth tech company.

 

The role will include:

  • Helping the UK team create and deliver innovative, effective PR campaigns aimed squarely at TransferWise audiences of people living, working and travelling overseas
  • Media relations - across consumer media, broadcast and print
  • Writing - press releases and briefing documents
  • Research for new markets and mining data for news stories
  • Securing high-profile speaking slots

 

You’ll need the following skills and experience:

  • Some existing experience in a dynamic PR agency or similar, working on interesting, creative campaigns
  • Excellent written and spoken English. You’ll be able to turn complex concepts into simple and compelling messages
  • Innate understanding of what makes a good story and how to secure great quality media coverage
  • Outstanding planning and organisational skills with proven experience of strategic coordination of people, information, diary management and relationships
  • The ability to scrutinise complex and technical data
  • An ability to work proactively and independently. We get things done

 

 

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