Marketing Manager - Communications (PR)

  • Zego
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • 11/07/2020
Full time Events - Media Marketing Public Relations

Job Description

We are Zego, a global insurtech scale-up providing cover that creates possibilities.

In an ever-changing world, insurance is struggling to keep up. Through the power of emerging technologies, we are creating fairer products designed for the 21st century.

Zego has a truly international and inclusive team, unified by our values, great ideas and collaborative thoughtfulness. Our people are the most important part of our story and everyone plays an essential role in our journey. Zego has grown rapidly over the past few years and our operating model with it.

In 2019, we closed our series B funding round, raising $42M from top-tier investors that will fuel our growth into new territories and the expansion of our product portfolio. In 2018 we were listed as one of the top 3 disruptors to watch on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100. We were also listed in Wired magazine as one of the 5 hottest startups in London. In 2019, we were listed in the Fintech 50 and placed number 7 in the Startups 100. More recently in 2020, we were accepted into the Tech Nation Future 50 cohort and placed 9th on the Global Insurtech 100 - solidifying our place as one of the UK’s most exciting and influential tech companies.

We look for people who have expertise, enthusiasm and are motivated by change. You’ll work alongside a talented group of people who respect each other's differences and seek to understand fresh perspectives.

Role Overview

As Zego grows, it is imperative that we communicate effectively. This means not only to our customers, but also on a much wider scale through the press and other forms of external communication. This is where you come in. We are looking for a communications (PR) professional who can help push the Zego brand to the very top.

Working in the Communications and Content team, you will have responsibility for this side of our business and will work with the Head of Communications and Content to define and develop the PR strategy for Zego. You will be joining a team that is focused on creating not only best-in-class comms and content, but also work that has a measurable value to our customers and our business.

About The Role

    • You will create and deliver Zego’s global PR communications strategy, focusing on delivery integrated PR campaigns that will engage with our target audiences and build brand awareness.
    • You will work closely with the Head of Communications and Content and Zego’s C-suite.
    • You will build and maintain strong relationships with media, thought leaders and relevant stakeholders in the market.
    • You will manage external suppliers and agencies, including international PR resources as we look to grow into new markets.
    • You will plan and manage a strategic calendar of proactive and reactive PR activity.

About You

    • You will have a proven track record of success in leading a PR function in a fast-moving, international, scale-up environment.
    • You will have extensive experience of developing and executing a global PR communications strategy.
    • You will have a proven ability to review a long list of requests and prioritize based on what’s possible and impactful.
    • You will have a proven ability to set, monitor and review complex budgets with a strong focus on commercial delivery.
    • You will have a proven ability to proactively build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders and senior management.
    • You will have experience of speaking to the press, policy makers and at public events.
    • You will have a strong book of media contacts and evidence of working on impactful PR campaigns.
    • You will have a keen interest in the global tech sector.
    • You are growth minded and driven by shaping the future of Zego
    • You will have an understanding of how to quantify and measure the value of PR, and show the rest of the company why it’s important too.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.