DFDS Land-Based

Global Media Relations Manager

Want to lead the media relations for DFDS?  

... and you will have plenty to communicate. We recently acquired yet another logistic company, and we released our best financial results. Later this year, we will deploy the first of our new electrical trucks in our pursuit to reduce our CO2 emissions. We have so much to shout out, and we need your help to get these stories into media across our European and Turkish markets.   

Reporting to the Director and Head of Group Communications, you’ll be working in the current team of 11.  Your main task will be handling daily media interactions, pitching stories and developing a solid media and issue management strategy. You are not alone when doing this, as you will work closely with communications colleagues across markets such as Turkey, The Netherlands and the UK.  

We are excited about the future of our business and industry. Our environment is international and dynamic, focusing on high performance and achieving results through teamwork. As we grow, so do media attention and engagement. Therefore, you are also responsible for training spokespersons and developing our reputation insights, crisis management process, and training.    

Areas of responsibility:

  • Handle daily press inquiries
  • Develop key messages and press releases
  • Pitch stories to media in key markets
  • Develop a network of relevant media and reporters across Europe
  • Develop and drive an international press day
  • Develop the DFDS.com media hub
  • Prepare and train spokespeople
  • Advise executives on media issues to protect the company’s reputation and image
  • Drive and develop issue and reputation management

 

The ideal candidate

  • Has +5 years of experience working with media, preferably with UK media
  • Has native - or close to native - English writing skills
  • Has an excellent media network among journalists
  • Likes to develop and pitch exciting stories to the media
  • Enjoys building relations and talking to journalists every day
  • Has substantial stakeholder management experience and likes working with a broad range of stakeholders; externally as well as internally

Interested?Apply now! 

If you’re looking for a varied role and want to work in one of Europe’s leading shipping and logistics companies, please send us your CV and application in English. We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis. All applications are treated confidentially. 

Please get in touch with Nicole Seroff, Director and Head of Group Communications, at +45 31403446 or niser@dfds.com for questions about the position.  

The position will be filled as soon as possible. 

Region:

Region Hovedstaden

Job type:

Permanent

Working days:

Day

Application deadline:

02/10/2022

Expected Start Date:

as soon as possible

Location:

Copenhagen

Contacts:

Nicole Seroff

Telephone: +45 31403446