PR Manager

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Since 2013, we have changed the way millions of people have traveled, offering new alternatives for convenient, affordable and eco-friendly travel. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, we have quickly established one of the largest long-distance mobility networks in the world - and now the UK is next! To support our ambitious growth, we are now looking for a PR Manager UK to join our new London-based team. 

Your Tasks – Paint the world green

  • You cultivate strong working relationships with media and keep them updated on any relevant news around FlixBus
  • You proactively position FlixBus in the media on ongoing topics around topics like travel/tourism/sustainability/small businesses/startups, and find hooks, even if there is no specific company news
  • You establish FlixBus as a strong voice in the industry supporting brand awareness, ticket sales and relationships with authorities and third-party stakeholders
  • You create press releases and briefings on national and regional level positioning the local Managing Director and acting as a spokesperson yourself, next to press, you use channels like LinkedIn and Twitter or cooperations with associations/third-parties to amplify messages
  • You organize press events, media sessions for print, TV/radio, new media, etc.
  • You implement the global PR strategy & localize it to the UK market, working closely with the local Managing Director UK and the international PR team in Munich
  • You monitor all British media and blogs and set KPIs together with the international PR team and the local Managing Director. You build and regularly update press, blogs, media databases
  • You perform research and market analysis regarding FlixBus in the UK market from a PR perspective
  • You work cross-functionally with different departments e.g. Marketing, Business Development, Public Affairs and Operations

Your Profile – Ready to hop on board

  • You hold a degree in communications, journalism, or public relations
  • 4 years of relevant experience in communications and public relations in the UK meaning you manage press relations, regularly talk to journalists, pitch stories, write press releases, etc.
  • Strong media contacts in the UK and a good understanding of the local media market
  • Experience in Public Affairs as well as experience from new/challenger brands in a growth/startup environment is a plus
  • You can multitask, juggling several priorities at the same time and build a brand from scratch
  • Cool under pressure - you are able to effectively solve crisis situations
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, and a strong analytical mind set
  • You are creative, committed, take initiative and have a performance driven mindset
  • Native level English speaker with excellent oral and written communication skills

Our Perks – More than just a job

  • You have an impact. With innovation and smart technology, we are creating the easiest way to travel. We want your ideas and give you autonomy to make them reality.
  • Flix is flexible. Organize your own schedule, and balance work between the office and home as it’s best for you. We give you trust-based hours and a flexible smart working policy.
  • Travelling is our passion. Discover the world with your free Flix rides and bring along your friends and family for half price.
  • Teamwork makes the dream work. Our FlixTeam has people from over 80 different nations. We work in a multicultural environment where we can challenge and support each other.
  • We're not only green in color. We’re building for the long term, and that means protecting our planet. We constantly test new green technologies and compensate for the CO2 after all our business travel since 2018. We aim to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Want to rewrite the history of mobility with us? Then join our ride and apply now. We're excited to hear from you!


About FlixMobility

We are a global mobility provider with headquarters in Europe and the United States. Since 2013, we have changed the way millions of people have traveled, offering new alternatives for convenient, affordable and eco-friendly travel. Thanks to a unique business model and innovative technology, we have quickly established one of the largest long-distance mobility networks in the world – and our journey has just begun.

FlixMobility is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit.

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