Communications Manager - Consultant

Location
Knutsford, Cheshire / Warrington, Cheshire / Cheshire, Northwich
Salary
£225 - £250 per day + doe
Posted
01 Nov 2017
Closes
01 Dec 2017
Ref
CMC011117
Contact
Chris McCarthy
Discipline
Marketing
Specialism
Communications & PR
Sector
B2B, FMCG
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Seniority
Manager
Contract Type
Freelance / Contract
Hours
Full-Time
We are looking for an expereinced Communications Manager to work on a 6 month contract with our Cheshire based client. The role supports internal and external branding by delivering well-planned and executed communications with a focus on building culture and engagement as well as external reputation in the UK, Ireland and Nordic countries.

The Communications Specialist will be responsible for developing a strategic communications plan as well as implementing the communications strategy and activities for internal and external communications.

Key Job Responsibilities:

-Develops, leads and implements the communication strategy and activities.
- Works closely with local country teams (UK, Ireland and Noidcs) to initiate and implement internal and external communications activities to support the growth of business.
- Builds internal and external awareness with these activities by establishing excellent journalist contacts and utilizing all appropriate communications channels (including digital media).
- Acts as the companies official spokesperson to external contacts and represents the company's interests before journalists.
- Leads the change management communications agenda in Market North.
- Manages internal and external partners and suppliers, including, PR, monitoring and event agencies.
- Ensures that all communication outputs are of a high standard, follow company policies, respond to the needs of the target audience, and are delivered within agreed budget and timelines.
- Ensures alignment with Europe Region and Global Communications strategies for reputation management, employee communications and media relations.

Expereince Required:

- Degree in communications/business or equivalent
- Profound experience in a communications role within a multinational company, or experience in PR agency
- Internal and external and media communications experience as well as experience in change management and project management
- Willingness to show initiative, strategic thinking and creative problem solving as well as goal orientation
- Ability to act as a team player with a global mindset who is willing to work across divisions, geographies and functions.

This is a live role with a key client. For immediate consideration and full details, please submit an application ASAP.

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