WorldRemit is disrupting the +$600 billion international remittance industry to help people around the world to embrace new opportunities to build a better future. The global growth in migrant money transfers is recognised by the UN as one of the major drivers of progress in emerging markets.
WorldRemit is one of the world’s leading money transfer services, helping customers send funds instantly to friends and families in more than 145 countries - and we’re expanding pretty quickly – that’s why we’re reaching out for talent like you to help us reach more people all over the world.
Purpose of the Role:
The Head of Global PR reports into our VP Corporate Communications and is responsible for managing WorldRemit’s profile in the media, creating visibility for the company’s brand and mission globally. The company is growing rapidly in multiple markets – Africa, APAC and LATAM, as well as in major send markets – the US and UK. This role which will work mainly in corporate communications, will lead our PR strategy and execution.
You will have excellent knowledge of the US/UK fintech/payments scene, top-level media contacts in the tech, fintech and banking press and be accustomed to working globally.
Ideally you will have a mixture of agency and in-house experience, and be a team-player with a high degree of personal credibility and integrity. You will be comfortable with being able to lead and be hands-on for delivery.
To be Successful, You will:
You will work closely with WorldRemit’s Commercial team, leading the company’s approach to PR of major partnerships. You will also work with social media, marketing and content teams, developing 360 degree media plans across multiple channels.
In this role, you will manage the PR Manager, PR executive, and Research and Communications Executive. You will tasked with coaching and mentoring this high-performing team and will be comfortable working collegially, supporting colleagues across the Communications team, and within the wider division, in accordance to work flow and team priorities.
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