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Consumer Communications Manager, Freeview

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

** Advertising on behalf of Freeview**  THIS IS NOT A BBC POSITION 

Freeview is the UK’s biggest TV platform. Our mission is to bring together great TV in one place, for free, for the nation. We are passionate about the future of the UK’s broadcasting industry and TV’s role within what is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK economy.

We are looking for a Consumer Communications Manager  to join our highly effective Marcomms Team. We also work in partnership with Digital UK who manage Freeview’s operations and product development. We’re a sociable team who aren’t afraid to ask questions and take risks. You’ll get to work on one of the nation’s best loved brands.

Role Responsibility

The Consumer Communications Manager will lead Freeview’s consumer facing, earned communications output, on time and to budget.  You will develop ambitious and creative consumer communications strategies that deliver against Freeview’s business objectives.

Are you the right candidate?


  • Background in public relations, ideally in the consumer technology or broadcast industry
  • Experience of delivering high impact consumer PR and social campaigns to build brands
  • Excellent media relations skills
  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to analyse data and translate into media messaging
  • Demonstrable ability to spot and shape a potential story
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution
  • Independently driven and can take the initiative with projects
  • Experience of monitoring impact of press coverage
  • Highly skilled in evaluating and optimising results
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Able to plan and keep track of multiple projects
  • Comfortable engaging with senior management
  • Experience of budget management and forecasting
  • Staff management experience
  • Shows a demonstrable interest in TV and the wider TV industry

Package Description

** Advertising on behalf of Freeview**  THIS IS NOT A BBC POSITION 

Our culture and values

At Freeview, culture and values are paramount. We are a small, close-knit, supportive team working in partnership with our sister organisation, Digital UK, which manages the day-to-day running of the platform and its long-term strategic development. You’ll bring positivity and creativity to what you do and play a part in our ambition to be the world’s best free television service.


CVs to: Donna Wallis

Closing date Friday 15th Feb

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