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Reference Code:  34752

Junior Project Manager Public Relations (m/f/x - 100%)

Schaffhausen, SH, CH

Permanent
  
  

Our strength lies not in our similarities but in revealing the exceptional diversity of our cultures and colleagues. We leverage the advantage of being a global company with an international workforce. We employ the best experts who we trust to make informed decisions, who dare to implement their ideas and who take ownership of their actions. No matter where you are from, what you believe in, what age you are, who you love, or if you are disabled: In the end, together we always make it happen!

Are you looking for a dynamic, diverse, and challenging environment? Interesting areas of responsibility, attractive fringe benefits and the flair of the international luxury goods industry?

 

For our global headquarters in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, we are looking for a

 

PROJECT MANAGER PUBLIC RELATIONS

(M/W/X – 100%)

 

The role will encompass working with the PR Team to ensure the development of the brand awareness through the management of worldwide product and sustainability press releases, alongside with the support to the Department in providing the highest quality for all communications produced.

 

Start: August 2021

Duration: Fixed term contract

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working closely with PR Team Lead to define product PR and sustainability communication plan and key story angles
  • Collaborating with all IWC markets to facilitate execution of agreed PR plans, providing all necessary assets (texts and images)
  • Writing, reading, and proofreading press releases and PR texts or other media communications such as interviews, statements, or intranet articles for example
  • Preparation and organization of press interviews with IWC CMO and Sustainability Chair
  • Coordinate legal approval, translation work (with the help of an agency) and upload on the brand press page
  • Responding to national and international media enquiries on all product and sustainability interview requests
  • Monitor the effectiveness of materials provided to the markets and journalists to generate reports on each Product PR & sustainability campaign
  • Support the PR team on location during PR-events such as Watches and Wonders and handling of media
  • Help the PR Team in the daily business including administrative tasks (SAP, etc.)

 

YOUR PROFILE:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in journalism, communication or comparable studies
  • Very good written and spoken English, German and other languages would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the brand and passion for both writing and watchmaking
  • First professional experience in journalism or PR is an advantage (luxury goods, fashion, advertising / agency etc.)
  • Organizational talent and strong communication skills as well as the ability to work under pressure
  • Experience in luxury industry would be a plus
  • Excellent PC skills (MS Office including Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook)

 

WE OFFER:

IWC offers a challenging working environment: the company’s roots are in Switzerland, but it is a successful international player. We maintain our tradition, yet we are always on the lookout for innovations and ways to improve. Change management, education, further training and personal development are therefore of key importance for our long-term success.