Communications Manager

40000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000/annum
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
The organisation

A large national award winning retail chain in the North West is looking for a Communications Manager to join their team on a permanent basis to take overall responsibility for the delivery of all internal and external communications and events.

The Role

The Communications Manager role is key to ensuring all communication channels are up to date, and relevant for customers and all brands, products and services.

The responsibilities will include:

• Develop daily & weekly communication for the business; stores/field/people/central support teams both internal and external
• Challenge and influence to ensure all communication is sent in a timely manner to deadlines
• Support communication tool development and drive innovative ideas to continually improve publications
• Ensure single tone of voice and values context in all communications issued
• Support the creation and implementation of the communications strategy - through technology platforms
• Lead the delivery of prioritised, communication campaigns
• Responsible for leading and arranging end to end on all events as required
• Use insight to develop effective and appropriate communication aligned to strategy and culture

The candidate

You will be required to possess the following skills and experience:

• Previous experience in employee, internal or external communications
• A background in Retail - must have previous experience in a store environment
• Engaging and compelling writing skills
• Excellent IT skills
• Strong project management experience
• Successful influencing skills
• Great interpersonal skills - ability to build relationships
• Good presentation skills

A Degree or CIPR membership would be desirable but not essential

This role would suit someone used to working in a fast paced and dynamic environment who is able to handle change and ambiguity. You will need to be the sort of person who
Has an innovative style that drives independent thinking, whilst continually challenging status quo