Public Relations Manager

HelloFresh, London

Delivering great recipes and fresh ingredients to your home each week

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is on a mission to transform the way the world thinks about home cooking. Forget the hassle of supermarkets, or the tiresome process of planning your weekly meals - we deliver to your door all the ingredients, instructions and inspiration needed to make delicious meals at home, from scratch.

At just 9 years in, we’re the industry leader and have delivered hundreds of millions of meals to millions of households worldwide and are passionate about disrupting one of the last industries to go online - food and grocery.

But most importantly, it’s our incredible people who make HelloFresh what it is. We thrive on giving our employees an inclusive working environment, in which they have access to development opportunities and in which their voices are heard and valued every day. This helps us best reflect and serve our customers.

So, if you’re keen to join a growing, caring company which puts its people at the heart of what it does, look no further!

About the job

We’re looking for an outstanding  PR Manager  to manage and grow the HelloFresh UK PR function.  This  role will partner with our marketing teams to bring to life our entire brand strategy across PR and communication channels while also focusing on PR specific campaigns. This role will ensure we are ambitiously and creatively communicating who we are and what we stand for across the UK media landscape. 

What you will be doing:

  • Own and drive UK consumer PR function including press office, thought leadership campaigns, amplify brand campaigns and build relationships with key media stakeholders. 
  • Manage our PR agency to develop strategic communication plans, ensuring that they are executed brilliantly, in-line with budget and deliver against campaign KPIs. 
  • Build and continue to strengthen key relationships with media outlets and specific journalists across the UK’s national and local media landscape.
  • Partner with global PR teams to execute strategic global initiatives localised to the UK. 
  • Proactively work with our SEO agency to react to topical trends that can  be leveraged for digital PR and link building. 
  • Work with UK brand teams including product marketing, brand campaign teams to amplify key comms campaigns through PR channels. 
  • Develop post campaign reports and clearly communicate PR impact on core KPIs alongside key learnings to local marketing team and global PR function. 
  • Partner with key business spokespeople such as chefs to prepare and guide on any media facing interviews or similar opportunities. 
  • Support global corporate comms and head of brand on sensitive and strategic corporate comms initiatives.

Who you are:

  • At least 4 years experience in a PR role, agency or client side in a fast moving PR environment preferably in FMCG, food or technology.
  • Excellent agency management skills; you know how to get the best from agency and see them as an extension of your team. 
  • A people-person and natural team player with excellent communications and creative skills. 
  • Wonderful stakeholder management skills, you’re able to manage and communicate with people of all levels. 
  • Super organised and detailed-orientated with the skills to manage multiple projects at one time.  
  • Creative and agile, if you spot an opportunity you like to move fast
  • Ideally you know the UK media landscape inside out and have experience in food, technology, e-commerce. 
  • Comfortable working to clear KPIs and strong presentation skills


What you will get in return:

Upon starting your employment:

  • 70% discount on HelloFresh or Green Chef boxes
  • Premium Headspace membership
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Cycle to Work benefit
  • Unlimited access to our Employee Assistance Programme - If in the office, enjoy a Free breakfast every day
  • Learnerbly membership with up to £75 per year to spend on your development  

Upon passing probation:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Classpass membership
  • Private Health Insurance with BUPA 

Level & Progression: A Manager is responsible for a part of a larger function with limited guidance from senior management, proactively delivering a set of objectives for the team, aligning with wider function. From there, you can progress to a Senior Manager level within the same function, or progress sideways to a role in another team at HelloFresh for which you have transferable skills

Start date: 10 January 2022

Location: The HelloFresh Farm, 60 Worship Street, EC2A 2EZ, London

Recruitment Process: First, you will have a phone interview with a member of our Talent Acquisition team. Should you be successful, you’ll have a competency interview with the UK Head of Brand & Global Senior PR Manager and a cultural-fit chat with other 2 members of the wider UK Brand Team.

We are convinced that diversity is what makes our teams stronger: whatever your identity or background might be, you will have something invaluable to offer to this company. We want to know what it is! Please apply.

Please note that all our sites in the UK are wheelchair accessible.

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is a multinational meal delivery service with a presence in several Western European and North American countries, as well as Australia. The company was founded in 2011 in Berlin by Dominik Richter, Thomas Griesel and Jessica Nilsson.

Want to learn more about HelloFresh? Visit HelloFresh's website.