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Communications Manager

BeZero Carbon

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Posted over 30 days ago...

Join BeZero Carbon as a Communications Manager and Drive Media Strategy at the Forefront of the Carbon Market Transition

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Hybrid; London / Remote

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98% Remote- Europe

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Organisation summary: BeZero Carbon is at the cutting edge of climate action, operating a global ratings agency that empowers the Voluntary Carbon Market. Our innovative SaaS platform, BeZero Carbon Markets, offers vital insights on risk management and pricing. With a team of over 120 professionals from diverse fields, we are expanding our global footprint, thanks to our recent Series B funding. We are committed to fostering a diverse workforce and accelerating the Net-Zero transition. Discover more about us at www.bezerocarbon.com.

  • Role Summary:
    • Develop and manage our media relations strategy in collaboration with the executive team.
    • Offer strategic advice for external communications, preparing executives for press engagements.
    • Maintain the relationship with our external PR agency to ensure our core messages are communicated effectively.
    • Handle reactive media activities and serve as the point of contact for media inquiries.
    • Nurture relationships with journalists across various sectors and manage crisis communications.
  • Role Requirements:
    • 3-5 years of PR or media experience in agency, government, or in-house roles.
    • Skilled in corporate and technical writing for B2B audiences.
    • Adept at handling complex media queries and providing crisis response advice.
    • Established connections with journalists in climate, sustainability, and finance.
    • Ability to flourish in a dynamic environment and manage multiple projects.
  • What We Offer:
    • Competitive salary with equity options in a VC-backed startup.
    • Cross-functional role with growth opportunities.
    • Chance to work alongside sector specialists.
    • Remote work options and a flexible summer schedule.
    • Social events, generous leave policy, and comprehensive health benefits.

Communications Manager


About Us

BeZero Carbon is a global ratings agency for the Voluntary Carbon Market. We distribute our ratings via our SaaS Product, BeZero Carbon Markets, informing all market participants on how to price and manage risk. Our ratings and research tools support buyers, intermediaries, investors and carbon project developers.

Founded in April 2020, our 120+ strong team combines climatic and earth sciences, sell-side financial research, earth observation, machine learning, data and technology, engineering, and public policy expertise. We work from four continents.

Having raised a significant Series B funding round in late 2022, we are rapidly growing as a company, accelerating the Net-Zero transition through ratings.

www.bezerocarbon.com

Job Description:

The Communications Manager will play an important role in building BeZero’s credibility through the media. You will work closely with our CEO and the executive team to deliver media and public relations. You’ll need to be experienced in dealing with national and trade media, confident hitting the ground running, and be comfortable executing a media strategy to boost our reputation. You will have the support of an experienced comms agency who have worked with our business for more than 18 months. There is also the possibility of growing a team around you in the future.

Responsibilities:

●Own our media relations strategy, partnering with our executive team to deliver compelling advocacy for the business at the right time and place

●Act as an advisor to executives for external communications, briefing founders and senior management to help them get the most value out of press engagements and land core messaging

●Own the day-to-day relationship with our external PR agency and work with them to land our core messages in the media

●Coordinate our reactive media activity, triaging, assessing and delegating responses to all media requests

●Build and maintain relationships with national, international and trade journalists

●Be responsible for BeZero’s crisis communications

Key skills and experience:

●You have at least 3-5 years of experience, working in agency, government, or in-house as a PR or media lead.

●You are an excellent writer, who can draft both corporate press notices and technical writing suitable for a B2B audiences

●You have experience dealing with complex reactive media queries and the confidence to advise senior teams on crisis response

●You have existing relationships with journalists across climate, sustainability, business and financial publications, and experience building relationships with reporters from scratch

●You thrive in a fast-paced environment and can confidently manage multiple work streams simultaneously

What we’ll offer:

●Competitive salary and opportunity for equity in a rapidly growing VC-backed start-up through share options

●Opportunity to work in a cross-cutting role, interacting with lots of different parts of the business

●Growth opportunities that come from working at a fast-paced VC-backed technology business

●Ability to learn and develop alongside a range of sector specialists from the scientific, economic and business community

●Opportunity to work remote or in our East London office space (Hoxton) with flexibility to work from home 2 days a week + flexibility over working location during the summer

●Regular social events

●25 days leave (with additional time off between Christmas and New Year, and for your birthday)

●Private medical insurance, dental, critical illness cover, income protection, life assurance, medical cash plan, cycle to work scheme, and a health and wellness cash allowance

We value diversity at BeZero Carbon. We need a team that brings different perspectives and backgrounds together to build the tools needed to make the voluntary carbon market transparent. We are therefore committed to not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, age, or disability.

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