PR & Communications Executive

Doncaster based with frequent travel to Sywell, Northants and Lasham, Hampshire Permanent, F/T Salary DOE

2Excel Aviation Ltd is an innovative aviation services and engineering group and an employee-owned company. We are a fast-growing industry leader in creating highly capable solutions to aviation’s most complex challenges. Our success is based on the talented and experienced people that make up our workforce.

We are now recruiting a PR & Communications Executive to work across the 2Excel Aviation and 2Excel Engineering businesses. From VIP charter to oil spill response, search and rescue to test and evaluation work, complex aerospace design and Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul, 2Excel encompasses the full spectrum of aviation and engineering services.

Based at one of our three UK sites, we are now seeking to appoint a PR and Communications Executive to join our Communications team on a permanent, full-time basis.

Working as part of a small but highly effective team, and reporting to the Group Head of Communications, the role’s key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Developing and implementing company PR policy
  • Liaising with external agencies and third parties to develop our brand, such as creative designers, public relations and government relations agencies
  • Producing regular and engaging content (newsflow) for both external and internal communications eg: the company’s website, social media and other chosen communication channels
  • Producing monitoring reports and analysing results, assisting the adaptation of strategy and tactics to ensure communications outputs successfully meet their aims and objectives
  • Supporting various business units to develop targeted campaigns
  • Input into marketing collateral, advertising, content and any other marketing activity
  • Travelling to all three business sites; Sywell, Doncaster and Lasham on a weekly basis
  • Attending company events in the UK and abroad such as job fairs and air shows

The following skills, knowledge and experience are essential:

  • Recognised qualification in Public Relations, Communications or Marketing or two to three years of hands-on journalism experience
  • Adaptable, flexible worth ethic and approach
  • Experience developing and maintaining key client relationships
  • Creative flare and a ‘thinking outside the box’ mentality
  • Exceptional communicator and be confident representing the business appropriately
  • Full UK driving license

Experience of working in an aviation setting preferred but not essential.

In return we can offer you a competitive salary dependant on previous experience, generous holiday allowance, private health care and a company pension. In addition, you will become an Employee Owner as part of our Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK. 

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please contact Rachel Barron, Recruitment & HR Coordinator on 01256 825 126 or email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@2excel.uk noting your salary expectations and current notice period.

2Excel is committed to promoting equitable treatment, encouraging diversity, and embracing inclusion in our recruitment processes and among our workforce.

We are proud to be recognised as a Disability Committed Employer.