Internal Communications Executive

23 Apr 2017
23 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A bit about us

We may have started small, but we’ve always had very big ideas. We launched in 2001 and we just haven’t stopped; a years’ worth of achievements always seems more like three at AO.

Our customers and now our biggest advocates, and we’ve made millions of them happy. We’ve even launched in new territories throughout Europe. Sometimes we have to pinch ourselves.

But, we’re determined to be the best electrical retailer in Europe, and for that, you need to be driven. We need to be bold enough to try new things, and smart enough to see them through. We need to care about people, and we always like to have a little fun as we do it.

More about the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the brand team on internal communications and marketing activity. The role is hugely important within the function; although small, we are responsible for ensuring our people are informed, motivated and excited about AO’s culture and values. This role is responsible for managing communications, both internally and externally.

You will help define, develop and execute marketing programmes in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. You will deliver innovative and creative, multi-channel campaigns that drive awareness, consideration and direct response to employer brand activity.

You’ll be a naturally confident communicator, able to deliver an engaging story to both internal and external audiences with the ability to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into the detail. A can do attitude is hugely important!

Here's what you can expect to be doing

- Help to create and deliver communications and brand building activity both internally and externally (must be able to travel across sites)

- Work alongside other departments to help shape / create / manage plans

- Shape and execute ongoing internal activity delivering on objectives for Britain’s Got Talent.

- Support the team with general administration tasks that help deliver the overall strategy

A few things about you

- Experienced of creative writing / social media / blogging and html

- Solid marketing communications background

- Experience of delivering a marketing campaign from brief to execution

- Passion for building a market leading brand

Why choose AO?

It’s not about the job you need now, it’s about who you want to be and where you want go. The thing about AO is that you don’t have to leave to move on. We have the kind of environment where people learn and thrive and be the best they can be. That’s our values talking. We empower each and every person to push the boundaries of what’s possible. We’re growing rapidly and so should you. Our environment and our culture are vibrant and engaging, you almost have to feel it to believe it. We’ve got everything you could need in one place, so it’s really no wonder we were named Retail Week Employer of the Year 2015.

"Our people are our biggest asset, they’re our culture: that unique, indescribable thing that makes us really different."

Great people deserve great things

As an AO employee you can take full advantage of our benefits package. As well as fundamental benefits, like pensions and holidays, we have designed our "AO Perks" to help you out financially, make your work life a little easier or make your home life a lot more fun.