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Senior Corporate Communications Manager

Reporting to Global Marcoms Director, you will be a key member of our Brand and Marcoms team.

Competitive Salary and Reward Benefits. Full Time permanent contract, yet ASC supports remote and flexible working where possible.

UK based, this is fully remote with occasional travel required. ASC’s head office is based in Utrecht, Netherlands. Candidates will be considered on skills and experience.

Are you a strategic, engaging and experienced Corporate Communications leader?

Do you thrive under pressure cultivating best-in-class PR leadership and corporate representation?

Do you want to join a growing organsiation where you can focus more on making a real difference in the world?  Then this may be the role for you.

ASC are seeking an experienced Corporate Communications Leader with a strong understanding of media relations, crisis communication and public affairs.

You will support the Brand Director and wider stakeholders developing and executing a strategic corporate communications plan and developing ASC’s reputation to boost the company’s overall business objectives. The main aim will be to effectively ensure that the company’s communications are consistent and effective, organisation wide.

Main Responsibilities

  • Developing and securing a positive ASC reputation in the public domain
  • Development and execution of proactive strategic corporate communications plans that support overall business objectives and amplify the positive actions of our partners, promote our impacts and industry (thought) leadership
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key journalists and media outlets to strengthen their understanding and perception of ASC
  • Craft and deliver executive communications including speeches, press releases, answering journalists/media questions and issuing statements, and blog posts
  • Identify areas of potential crisis and develop communications guidelines as well as (proactive, reactive and/or holding) statements on important topics to turn potential risks into opportunities
  • Represent the company as spokesperson with media
  • Respond rapidly to media requests or relevant news stories, and provide colleagues with statements and background information as needed e.g. Q&As, FAQs etc
  • Coordination of cross organisational communications planning
  • Act as a trusted advisor and champion with local marcomms teams and across the organisation on media strategy, issues and media interventions, briefings and interview techniques
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure that the organisations communications are consistent and effective
  • Support overseeing the proofing, editing and production of corporate publications, such as annual reports and other public-facing materials
  • Manage PR/FAQs library to allow easy access to position statements and other PR/FAQs assets; and work with colleagues to ensure a consistency with web-based resources & assets
  • Provide strong leadership in all things, with core people management skills within the role

Desired Skills, Experience & Profile

To be successful in this role you’ll need to;

  • have a bachelor’s degree (minimum) in communications, journalism or related field, or equivalent knowledge gained by experience.
  • possess advanced experience in corporate communications, communications consultancy, strategic leadership or a related field.
  • have proven ability to develop and execute strategic communications plans, including crisis management.

Do you;

  • enjoy working strategically with a hands-on approach supporting media relations, crisis communication and public affairs?
  • have a natural affinity with our ASC mission and values?
  • enjoy engaging and influencing core stakeholders at all levels (internally and externally)?
  • proactively communicate, present and influence a diverse audience as part of a global team?
  • have a pragmatic approach to drive results with diplomacy?
  • understand the sustainable seafood / aquaculture or certification landscape, along with opportunities and challenges? (preferred but not essential)

Then please apply!

ASC Work Perks

You could get;

  • To be part of an organisation who is really making a difference!
  • ASC supports remote & flexible working opportunities
  • Minimum of 25 days holiday
  • Competitive benefits
  • Workstation grant
  • Flexible fitness / wellbeing grant
  • Paid time to volunteer, up to 6 days per year
  • All staff team retreats
  • Employee recognition awards & reward programmes

ASC works globally across multiple time zones so the pattern of hours may vary according to operational needs. Some domestic and international travel and overnight stays may be required.

Sign me up!.. How do I apply?

Please send your CV and cover letter to This will be considered, and we will make a shortlist of candidates to invite to interview. Interviews will generally be held via Teams. You may be asked to prepare additional written materials, past work examples and / or a presentation.

ASC take data protection very seriously. We will only use any personal information you may choose to give us in connection with your application for this position. If your application is unsuccessful, we will keep your personal information for 6 months, in case any other vacancies arise for which we think you may be suitable. For more information, please read our privacy policy which can be found here:

We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of choice, reflecting the global community and therefore particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

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