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Friday, June 25, 2021
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Description and Requirements

We’re looking for a talented PR and communications specialist with experience in consumer/gaming PR to drive our communications activities across Europe, Middle East and Africa. It’s a high-profile role, instrumental in building our Yoga and Lenovo Legion PC brands (amongst others), developing and delivering centralized campaigns, curating our product outreach and working closely with local markets right across the region.

Experience of working with gaming brands is important to the role, as is your ability to act as a trusted advisor to multiple stakeholders across our business. You’ll have a track record of delivering influential integrated communications campaigns that reach targeted audiences through impactful storytelling - and be able to demonstrate why they mattered!

You’ll be based in either the Spain or UK, reporting to the EMEA Head of Media and Brand Communications. Coronavirus restrictions allowing you’ll also travel regularly as part of your role. Position responsibilities

What will be your daily responsibilities?

* You’ll be the focal point for consumer/gaming PR activity
* You’ll develop and deliver communications plans to meet our EMEA priorities, working closely with the EMEA Hub and roster communications consultancies to drive those forward
* You’ll grow our presence region wide in Tier 1 online, broadcast and print consumer & gaming media with relevant, newsworthy content and you’ll work on engaging our employees at the same time
* You’ll explore and experiment with new formats to keep things fresh
* You’ll work closely with our marketing colleagues to exploit our EMEA and local eSports Sponsorships Where necessary you’ll also support the local delivery of consumer/gaming campaigns
* You’ll be our expert in consumer/gaming communications providing insight and recommendations for future activity, evaluate opportunities for partnerships and sponsorships You’ll create content for use across the region
* You’ll build relationships with industry partners working to the benefit of all

What do we expect from you?

* Minimum 5 years in public relations and communications across agency and/or inhouse in the consumer/consumer technology sector including gaming experience, within global companies or working with international brands. Ideally have experience of working in a multi-market role
* Fluent in English (written and spoken). Lenovo’s business language is English, although other languages are a plus.
* Experience across a wide range of marketing disciplines and understanding of leveraging paid, earned, owned and shared channels and in the delivery of integrated communications.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills

The successful candidate must:

* Be an expert communications professional with a proven track record designing and executing successful consumer focused campaigns.
* Be a great team player. You’ll be working with many, many stakeholder groups - internal and external, coordinating activity seamlessly across both the central EMEA and local teams
* Be organized with great attention to detail, have strong project management skills and be able to juggle multiple priorities, taking end-to-end ownership of projects
* Be strategic and able to make prudent decisions (at times without full information)
* Be influential, able to course-correct and influence stakeholders in a fast-paced environment with quickly developing situations and timelines
* Be hardworking and resilient - we need practical doers as well as strategic thinkers, comfortable getting things done despite limited resources

What we will offer you:

* An open and stimulating environment within one of the most forward thinking IT companies
* Flat structures and fast decision-making processes
* A modern and flexible way of working to combine personal and professional life
* An international team with a high focus on diversity
* Attractive compensation package
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