Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, it operates a fleet of 105 Airbus A320 and Airbus A321 aircraft, and offers more than 600 routes from 26 bases, connecting 144 destinations across 44 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of over 4,000 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of more than 33 million passengers in the past 12 months. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker WIZZ and is included in the FTSE 250 and FTSE All-Share Indices. Wizz Air is registered under the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Operational Safety Audit (IOSA), the global benchmark in airline safety recognition. The company recently received the highest 7-star safety rating by airlineratings.com, a world’s only safety and product rating agency, as well as was named 2017 - European Airline of the Year by Aviation 100, a renown annual publication that recognizes the year’s most outstanding performers in the aerospace industry.

Communications Manager (Polish speaking)

(based in Budapest)

Overall responsibility:

    The Communications Manager will play a key role within the Corporate Communications department of Wizz Air which manages the reputation of the company, develops brand awareness and secures international press.

Responsibilities include:

  • Represent the company at trade fairs and media events and act as spokesperson
  • Cultivate relationships with key business journalists in national and trade publications across Europe
  • Develop compelling story angles
  • Pitch stories to media. Achieve highest visibility for in print, broadcast, TV and online media outlets in all 44 Wizz Air markets (and growing)
  • Assist production of events’ pre & post production
  • Coordinate activities of external agencies
  • Draft clear and compelling communications materials such as presentations and releases and update boilerplate, data sheets and maintain department archives
  • Media tracking and tabulation
  • Update contact data bases
  • Coordinate and channel media requests and enquiries in a timely manner
  • Handle approved press releases
  • Update key messages and media FAQs where required
  • Keep current with marketing trends, innovations, communication techniques and any media regulations
  • Identify key media outlets
  • Develop and maintain country fact sheets
  • Update intranet with latest communications, department updates, etc. if required
  • Support production of varied newsletters (graphics, pictures, content, layout, etc.)

Requirements:

  • Degree in Communications / Marketing / Business related subject
  • 5+ years relevant experience in public relations and communications, preferably both from corporate and agency side
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking and communication skills
  • Solid writing skills
  • Excellent command of written and spoken both English and Polish
  • Availability for international travel up to 50% of the time
  • Effective research and administrative skills
  • Initiative, eye for details and a team player, quick thinker
  • Resourceful, flexible and responsive in dealing with people
  • Ability to work under pressure and with short deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office applications

Other Advantages

  • Voracious reader of books, news and magazines
  • Avid consumer of news, politics, entertainment and pop culture
  • Strong personal interest in political science, business issues or public policy

Sector(s):

  • Marketing, Media, PR
  • Communication and PR
  • Marketing
  • Full time

Experience required:

  • 5-10 years professional experience

Required language level:

All of these are:

  • English - higher advanced/fit for negotiation
  • Polish - higher advanced/fit for negotiation

Job location:

Budapest

How to apply/ contact information:

If you would like to join the dynamic team of Wizz Air, please apply here and attach your English CV.