An opportunity has arisen within a FTSE 250 business within the transport sector for a Senior Group Corporate Communications Manager.
Delivering all aspects of the Group's external relations activity, primarily through media relations public affairs, social and digital media. This person will promote the company tp a;; external audiences, ensuring that its views are sought and recognized across a range of industry issues.
They will be a trusted advisor to senior colleagues and the first point of contact to internal stakeholders, helping to build the reputation of the company from the inside out through industry leading internal communications and playing a vital part in contributing to the Group's employee engagement.
The successful candidate will be a senior-level generality communications professional, skilled in developing and delivering the Group's communications strategy during a critical period as the corporate strategy evolves.
Working in a small team, this person must be confident and happy working strategically and with hands-on.
Skills & experience required:
- Extensive communications experience with both external and internal communications experience.
- Experience of operating at a senior level
- Commercially and financially capable
- Excellent, effective and influential written and oral communications skills
- Public affairs experience would be an advantage but political astuteness is essential
- Knowledge of transport sector is an advantage but not essential however regulatory and experience within a Group function is a requirement.
GROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.
Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.
We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.
In the UK, VMA
GROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMA
GROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.
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