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Manchester City FC

Manchester City FC

Communications Manager


Role Type



Posting Date

Sep 3, 2023

Role description

Manchester, GB

Opening Date:29 Aug 2023

Full Time / Part Time:Full Time

Contract Type:Permanent

Closing Date of Applications 12th September 2023

Our Story
Established in 2013, City Football Group is the worlds leading private owner and operator of football clubs, with total or partial ownership of thirteen clubs across the world.City Football Group also invests in other football related businesses and serves as a global commercial platform for our partners, whilst fulfilling our purpose of empowering better lives through football on a local and global scale,consistent with what “City” football has meant to people for over a century.

Our Winning Team
Our purpose is to empower better lives through football. We are proud of the role City Football Group clubs play in their localities, delivering positive economic, social and environmental impact through our operations and through programmes and activities that bring about meaningful, lasting change.

As a Communications Manageryou will be responsible fora range of non-football communications at Manchester Cityand City Football Groupwith a particular emphasison the Etihad Campusand wider corporate communications

This is Your City

As part of our team, you will be entitled to 26 days annual leave plus an additional day off for your birthday, private healthcare and dental cover, an annual discretionary bonus, plus a range of partnership and lifestyle discounts.

Your Impact

Draft communications collateral and materials,including papers,press releases, biographies,speechesand briefing notes.
Develop and manage relationships with a broad variety of stakeholdersacrossManchesterand specifically, thoserelated to the ongoingdevelopment of theClubs entertainment destination at the Etihad Campus.
Provide PR and communications support for activities related to various CSR initiatives that are delivered locally within Greater Manchester and on the wider Etihad Campus.
Assist with the delivery of Clubs corporate reporting, specifically Manchester Citys Annual Report and any associated communications activities.
Proactively seek and create good news stories to share through Club channels.
Act as a brand ambassador to ensure our identity and values are properly represented as we communicate with abroad range of audiences.

What we are looking for

Degree or equivalent in a relevant field
Experience of working in communications / PR
Experience of managing relationships in a multi-stakeholder environment
Outstanding communication skills; written and presentation skills
Excellent grasp of the social, economic and political landscape in Greater Manchester and the role Manchester City Football Club can play as tool for good
Demonstrated experiences of media relations
Flexible and patient with strong negotiation skills and powers of persuasion
Team player who can adapt to work well across different teams and manage multiple stakeholders
Willing either to take the initiative or form a critical part of a larger team
Self-motivated and focussed to work to own deadlines

Welcome to your City

City Football Group is on a mission to become the worlds leading sports entertainment organisation, and we will continually push to achieve this with talented colleagues from diverse and wide-ranging backgrounds.

Those different perspectives and experiences will continue to help us empower better lives, create electric moments for the fans and seize opportunities for the future.

Positive impact that leads to lasting change is at the core of our values, if you want to be part of this forward movement, we welcome you

Job Segment:Communications, Corporate Communications, PR, Brand Ambassador, Manager, Marketing, Management

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