Junior Communications Manager Maternity Leave REF 00303

Marketing / Communications | Milano , Italy | AUTO1 Group

AUTO1 Group is a multi-brand technology company that is building the best way to buy and sell cars online. Its local European consumer brands like compramostucoche.es offer consumers the fastest and easiest way to sell their car. Its merchant brand, AUTO1.com, is Europe’s largest wholesale platform for car trading professionals. With its retail brand Autohero, AUTO1 Group is using its technology, scale and operational excellence to develop the best consumer experience to buy a car online. AUTO1 Group is operating in over 30 countries and achieved revenues of €3.5 billion in 2019.

The AUTO1 Group Communications team is looking for a talented and enthusiastic colleague with a skill set consisting of B2B Product PR, Internal Communications and Corporate Communications. The successful candidate will get the opportunity to build national communication in collaboration with the Senior Communications Manager of Italy and with HQ, leaving a footprint of its own. 


As Junior Communications Manager - Italy you will manage the presence and visibility of AUTO1.com in trade and consumer media. Do you want to take responsibility for placing topics and coordinating events right from the start? Then become part of our international communication team

Your responsibilities:

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement internal and external communication processes and measures for online and print media outlets for our brand AUTO.com in cooperation with the Senior Communications Manager for Italy and HQ (Germany)

  • Writing, translating, and editing press releases and specialist articles, as well as other texts for external communications 

  • Positioning AUTO1.com and its executives in the media and at industry-leading events

  • Coordinating and answering national press inquiries as well as maintaining and expanding contacts with specialized journalists

  • Coordination, planning, and participation in relevant trade fairs and press events 

  • Support the marketing team with ad planning and design in B2B trade magazines 

 About your profile

  • Successfully graduated studies of media- and communications studies, journalism or a similar field in economics or humanities

  • Professional experience in the field of PR, brand, or corporate communications, ideally in the automotive or eCommerce sector, as well as knowledge of the Italian media landscape

  • A high level of communication skills as well as stylistic and textual confidence 

  • A flair for interesting stories as well as an understanding of how classic and new media work and how their representatives operate

  • Experienced in interacting with media representatives

  • High level of commitment, self-confident appearance, and "ownership" of one's own area of responsibility through independent, structured, and self-reliant working methods

  • Native Italian and very good English required.

You will report directly to our Senior Communications Manager Italy, located in the Milan office, will work closely with the Vice-President AUTO1 Italy, and will need to be aligned and coordinated with the Head of Communications and the B2B PR Team Lead, located in our HQ in Berlin.


About our offer:

  • A lot of responsibility from the beginning

  • Your contribution counts - With your work, you contribute to our corporate success and are part of our revolution in the automotive industry

  • An international team with highly motivated employees and an honest feedback culture

  • Challenging projects with a lot of room for influence, which you can take independently to the next level

  • Attractive benefits - We offer you  language tandems, regular team events and supplementary health care. 


Have we aroused your interest? Then send us your meaningful application, indicating your earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations to giulia.frassoni@auto1.com 

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