Cambridge or London, UK

Communications Executive

The Opportunity

As our Communications Executive your mission is to help build and protect Featurespace’s international reputation as a leader in machine learning technology, and further ARIC™Risk Hub positioning as the most valued and respected anti-fraud and financial crime solution globally.

You will be joining our international Communications and Marketing team at an exciting time, as we continue to expand into new markets, supporting an increasing list of financial institutions in the fight against fraud and financial crime. 

This role can be based in either our Cambridge or London offices. This is a hybrid role so you will ideally be comfortable coming into the office at least once a week. If you’re interested in the role but require more flexibility, please speak to us!

Day to Day

You will lead on advancing Featurespace’s PR and communications strategy across all markets including target audiences and outlets, maintaining the forward editorial calendar, cultivating journalist relationships, drafting media statements, managing launches and announcements, and achieving media coverage. You will be an independent, creative thinker, able to find smart ways to project our stories around technology, innovation, customer success and industry leadership.    

You will be responsible for developing media relationships that drive senior executive engagement and interviews, to improve media understanding and appreciation of the value that Featurespace’s award winning machine learning technology brings to the market, and to identify opportunities to drive authentic coverage for Featurespace. 

Writing and developing creative and engaging messaging for press releases, talking points, social media, media statements, op-eds and internal announcements will be central to the role; as will securing reputational awards, measuring share of voice and sentiment. Here you’ll be expected to ensure alignment of messages across the business, exciting and empowering colleagues to advocate on our behalf. 

To do this, we’d like you to have media handling experience and relevant agency or sector experience. You’ll be a ‘disciplined creative’ who speaks up, challenges ideas, and enjoys working collaboratively with other teams. We’re looking for an ambitious, motivated person who wants to grow with us. 

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About you

Must haves:

  • Extensive experience in public relations and corporate communications
  • Agency experience with proven media relations expertise, engaging journalists and influencers on a regular basis
  • Strong, creative writing and storytelling skills that advance reputation
  • Proven self-starter with the ability to work independently, think ahead, take initiative, while working collaboratively as a team player
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships internally and externally, interacting with all levels of stakeholders to drive impact
  • Ability to communicate information effectively and accurately to multiple audiences internally and externally
  • Able to develop and manage measurement metrics and tools
  • Strong project management capabilities
  • Previous experience working with external agencies

Great to haves:

  • Financial communications experience
  • Relevant academic qualification at degree or masters’ level

Equal Opportunities

Here at Featurespace we are committed to being a place of equality, inclusion and respect to provide a safe environment for you to bring your authentic self to work. We know that we gain as much strength from our differences as we do our similarities. We value diversity and are dedicated to listening and learning from each other to build and maintain a positive and productive culture. We appreciate this will be an ever-evolving focus for the business to ensure everyone feels supported and has a sense of belonging.

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit for the role above, we would love to hear from you.

Fill out the short application form, upload your CV and one of the team will get back to you.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact [email protected]

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