Highly respected financial services company, based in Salford, are looking for a Communications Manager (80% internal; 20% external) to develop and implement clear, measurable and compelling employee communication campaigns to drive stronger engagement.
You will lead and develop the company’s internal communication strategy, ensuring delivery of regular communication to all staff through a range of channels. You will draft speeches and presentations for senior management, as well as press releases and media FAQs. You will manage and develop the company intranet sites, as well as creating marketing and promotional materials, while working (and managing the relationship) with external communications and marketing agencies. You will oversee all awards submissions and company events (leisure and professional).
You will be an experienced communications manager, with specific internal comms experience. You will have a gregarious and outgoing character, able to work autonomously with initiative. You will love communication and thrive off increasing employee engagement through innovative campaigns. You will be an excellent writer, able to work quickly and produce punchy and capturing copy, as well as more technical, industry-focussed work. You will be degree-educated, with some experience of event planning, and be able to work with PowerPoint, desktop publisher, Infographics and Adobe Creative Suite. You will be well-organised and able to work on a variety of deadline-driven projects simultaneously.
There will be some travel involved in this role – weekly/bi-weekly trips to London, predominantly. Therefore, ideally, you will have a full, clean driving license.
This is a great opportunity to really take ownership of this company’s communication strategy and make a difference that affects each and every employee (up to 500 people). There is a very generous benefits package on offer, including bonus, car, life cover, healthcare and contributory pension.
For more information please contact Helen Salt on Helen@blackcherryrecruitment.co.uk or 0161 2287239