Senior PR Manager – German speaker

Marketing, London

Office

London

Team

Marketing

Salary (annual)

50,000 - 75,000 GBP + benefits

We’re looking for a Senior PR Manager to build, manage and improve Wise’s strong reputation across DACH. We’re looking for a confident, creative PR individual with a demonstrated background leading bold PR awareness campaigns for consumer, tech or payment brand companies. You will be critical to helping journalists and other key audiences understand how Wise is building the best way to move and manage around the world through our products: Wise Account, Wise Business and Wise Platform.This role has a primary focus on Germany as well as working on projects in Switzerland and Austria, but will require you also to quickly embed yourself on pan-european or global projects. You will be based in our London office, reporting to the EMEA PR Lead.What you bring to the table:
  • Strong experience of working in PR in Germany – this could be in-house or at a PR agency, where you’ve led accounts and have been instrumental in the client’s success. Bonus if you’ve worked in fintech.
  • Track record of building memorable campaigns from scratch that drove impactful coverage through earned media.
  • An innate understanding of what makes a good story for the media and how to secure great quality media coverage – along with strong existing media relationships in Germany. You’re a natural when it comes to building new contacts.
  • Comfortable with scrutinising complex and technical data and turning them into simple and compelling messages and stories
  • A genuine, enthusiastic interest in Wise’s mission and developing and communicating great ideas to make financial services fairer
  • An ability to work proactively and autonomously in a high-growth company with a hands-on approach
  • Stickler for measurement – you’ll be comfortable with articulating, understanding (and tweaking!) the impact of the work you do
  • Critical thinker, highly organised, detail-oriented and able to meet deadlines consistently
  • Excellent written and spoken English and German. Additional language skills are a bonus.
What you will be doing:
  • Own Product and Corporate Communications in a key growth region: Help us grow by embedding yourself in Wise’s local team to maximise the product news pipeline and generate news with a highly localised, nuanced approach
  • Handle complicated issues when they crop up, and work directly with journalists to make sure Wise’s reputation is upheld.
  • You’ll be able to devise and execute a highly-localised PR strategy to drive reputation and growth – whether it’s delivering substantial media coverage through campaigns, turning speaking opportunities into reality, or developing of new ways we can make the media and public aware of what we do – as an individual and through the support of an agency
  • You’ll be quickly comfortable to foster relationships working with specialist spokespeople such as our Country Managers, Leadership Team and you’ll understand how to take a creative approach to make the seemingly mundane a hot news topic
  • Support Corporate Communications: Develop communications strategies to build awareness of Wise with influential business, tech and consumer lifestyle media, as well as handling issues as and when they arise
  • Manage our agency partner in Germany.

What do we offer: 

Key benefits:

  • Flexible working – whether it’s working from home, school plays or life admin we get that flexibility is essential and you’re trusted to do the right thing and be responsible
  • Paid annual holiday, sick days, parental leave and other leave opportunities
  • 6 weeks of paid sabbatical after 4 years at Wise on top of annual leave

If you’re interested in the position, please apply by submitting your CV in English.

Salary (annual)
£50,000£75,000 GBP

We’re people without borders — without judgement or prejudice, too. We believe teams are strongest when they are diverse, equitable and inclusive. We’re proud to have a truly international team, and we celebrate our differences.

Every Wiser should feel that they can be themselves at work. Inclusive teams help us live our values and make sure every Wiser feels respected, empowered to share their contributions towards mission zero and able to progress in their careers.

Having diverse teams that reflect our diverse customer base helps us build a better product. We can be more creative and empathetic to our customer’s needs and life experiences and makes sure we leave no-one behind on our journey to mission-zero.

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