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Public Relations & Communication Manager - German Market



Marketing & Communications
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2022
Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that's combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.
Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 500,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,600+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!
Our values:
Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do
Ownership | Own your part, get things done
Teamwork | Make (team)work easy
Mastery | Continuously raise the bar
Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people
Our beliefs: At Qonto, we're committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.
As a Public Relations & Communication Manager for Germany, your mission will be to increase Qonto’s awareness in the company’s priority market, delivering strategic communications plans across owned and earned channels. In collaboration with the Global communications team, you will ensure consistency of company-wide communication, share best practices, and support impactful regional media strategies.
👩‍💻🧑‍💻As a Public Relations & Communication Manager Germany at Qonto, you will
Lead, plan and conceive impactful PR campaigns, ROI-led, in line with our brand image and business objectives on the German market
Maintain a strong, current understanding of the German media landscape
Develop and strengthen relationships with key media in technology, business and national press in Germany
Manage and prepare interview process for key local spokespersons
Brief and manage day-to-day our local public relations agency for successful execution and analysis of all our communication activities
Develop editorial content to increase our share of voice and ensure consistency of Qonto’s messaging: PR releases, speeches, Q&As, bylines, keynotes etc
Align and integrate plans with marketing, social, CS, legal and other business and brand stakeholders
🤔 What you can expect
• A dynamic and challenging environment where your work will have a direct impact on Qonto's German recognition.
• Access to a creative space where innovation and bold ideas are encouraged and valued.
Collaboration with teams across the organization, offering a holistic view of our business and the fintech ecosystem.
• A commitment to your professional development, with opportunities to grow as Qonto continues to expand.
🏅About You
Languages: Your German and English communication skills are exceptional, enabling you to craft and convey Qonto's message on a global scale (French, Spanish or Italian would be a plus).
Experience: You have a proven track record of managing international PR campaigns and events in the tech or SaaS industry.
Executive Positioning: Your public speaking coaching skills have transformed executives into compelling speakers.
Stakeholder Management: You are adept at managing senior stakeholder relationships, both in-house and externally.
Networking: Your networking abilities and press contacts are second to none, enabling you to generate significant media coverage.
Writing: You have excellent writing and proofreading skills and can adapt your style to different channels and audiences.
🎁 Perks
A tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.
- Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;
- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;
- Competitive salary package;
- A meal voucher;
- Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);
- A great health insurance (depending on the country);
- Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;
- A progressive disability, and parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners;
- Monthly team events.
💪 Our hiring process:
- Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
- A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like
We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞
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