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Senior Brand and PR Manager - Access VC

Description


We are the purpose-driven venture arm of Reckitt. We invest in startups that fight for access to better health, hygiene and nutrition. We’re on a mission to invest in early-stage founders who are changing the face of health and hygiene. We bring unrivalled value through access to the scale and capability of Reckitt to help start-ups grow faster and make a bigger impact on a global scale.  Over the past few years, we’ve invested in over 30 early-stage startups. ​Our portfolio is diverse, working with founders from all types of backgrounds and perspectives. But they all share one thing in common – every founder we invest in shares our belief that good quality health, hygiene and nutrition is a right, not a privilege. ​And it’s not just about who we invest in. We are proud to say we are the first Corporate Venture arm to become BCorp pending, demonstrating our own commitment to being a force for good in the world. 
 

Senior Brand and PR Manager - Access VC

London

Competitive Salary & excellent benefits package


We’re looking for a Senior PR & Brand Manager who can help develop and amplify the Access VC brand, mission and portfolio of amazing founders, with a focus on the US market. Our goal is for Access VC to be the go-to corporate venture arm to support startups in the health & hygiene space. The role will be focused on increasing awareness of Access VC and the amazing brand stories that we play a part in, through securing exciting press features, building our digital presence and showcasing our brand at events. The role will be both externally and internally facing. You will lead on all external brand comms, manage external agency brand partners and build relationships with founders and the startup & VC ecosystem. Internally you will be responsible for all marketing communications to the wider Reckitt business. Good candidates will have a passion for PR & brand marketing, outstanding people skills, hustle, resilience, a deep empathy with founders and a high curiosity for startups in the CPG space. Equally you will have experience in navigating larger corporate environments and structures to get decisions made quickly.  We’re a small but fast growing team, which means you will have the chance to shape how we do things, who we invest in and most importantly, create value for our founders. 

You’ll succeed because…

…You have experience of brand building at a CPG business or VC firm, preferably in the US market. You have a track record of managing marketing agencies, particular within Media & PR. You have previous early-stage startup partnership or investing experience and you can demonstrate relentless energy and passion for finding opportunities, building relationships and execution. You have personal networks that embrace the startup, VC and talent communities and the ability to communicate authoritatively and passionately and showcase Access VC’s differentiated proposition.
You can comfortably deal with a constantly changing internal and external environment and you can effectively handles risk and can make a decision with incomplete information. You have a strong bias for action and persists in accomplishing objectives despite setbacks and the ability to work across geographies, time zones and multi-functional teams. You're able to understand the perspective of others and evaluate their own thinking whilst looking for feedback and continuously improve.

You’ll love it because…

…you’ll get to make an impact like never before. You’ll be responsible for your own projects - we can’t wait to listen to your ideas. The products you get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.

Equality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 


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