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Motorway • London, United Kingdom

PR Manager

Employment type:  Full time

4 days/week at home

A little flex time

Dog friendly

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Job Description

About Motorway

Motorway is the UK’s fastest-growing used car marketplace – our award-winning, online-only platform connects private car sellers with thousands of verified dealers nationwide, ensuring everyone gets the best deal. Founded in 2017, our technology-led approach has redefined the experience of selling a car, generating thousands of monthly car sales and helping us to grow to a team of more than 400 people across our London and Brighton offices.

About the role

We’re looking for a PR Manager to help drive awareness and understanding of Motorway, across both the consumer and corporate audience. Reporting to the Head of Communications, this newly created role will be focussed on driving Motorway’s UK consumer PR campaigns and an always on press office, during an exciting period for the business.

We’re looking for a proactive self-starter who understands the UK media agenda, has an exemplary record of generating media coverage and has strong experience of developing and executing creative PR campaigns that deliver measurable results.

Based in our central London office with flexibility to work from home, this individual will collaborate with different teams across the business, including work Motorway’s Brand, Social Media, CRM, SEO, Data and Product teams.

Requirements

  • A proven track record of executing PR campaigns and managing a busy press office.
  • Strong experience, either in house or at an agency, ideally at a tech company, online marketplace or e-commerce business growing at scale.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, adapting quickly and flexibly to change.
  • Ability to identify and refine creative ideas and concepts that translate to impactful media coverage.
  • Ability to create compelling press releases, media kits, and other communication materials to effectively communicate company news, product launches, and industry insights.
  • Understanding of the UK media landscape and how to build and maintain relationships with key journalists and influencers.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Marketing, Product, and Sales, to ensure consistent messaging across all channels.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and competitor activities to identify new PR opportunities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong media monitoring and evaluation.
  • Efficient budget management.

Benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • BUPA health insurance
  • Discounted dental through BUPA
  • Discounted gym membership through BUPA
  • On-Hand volunteering membership and one paid volunteering day per year
  • Hybrid working from home (approximately 2-3 days in the office a week)
  • Workplace Nursery scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Motorway car leasing scheme - lease a zero-emissions electric vehicle at a significant discount
  • Enhanced parental leave
  • Regular social events
  • Cycle to work scheme

Equal Opportunities Statement

Motorway is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees. We work to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can maximise their full potential. We believe our workforce should reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences. Our strong commitment to a culture of inclusion is evident through our constant focus on recruiting, developing and advancing individuals based on their skills and talents.

We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Company benefits

Health insurance
Enhanced maternity leave – 6 months fully paid
Enhanced paternity leave – 1 month fully paid
Cycle to work scheme
Volunteer days
Share options
Dog friendly office
Personal development budgets
In office massages
In office yoga classes
Faith rooms
Meditation space
Compassionate leave
Enhanced sick pay
Mental health platform access
Teambuilding days
Hackathons
Open to job sharing
Open to part-time employees
Location
82%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
81%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
59%
Employees are moderately happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
79%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
78%
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Autonomy
84%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Working at Motorway

Company employees

400+

Office locations

London & Brighton

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Consumer Goods

Consumer Goods

Industry awards 2023

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