Role details

Senior Communications Manager

Bristol   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Communications Manager
  • Internal and external communications strategy

About Our Client

A prestigious Professional Services organisation based in Bristol

Job Description

Internal Communications

  • Work with the Business Development Director to manage the firm's corporate reputation
  • Maintain appropriate internal systems for the recording of communications activity
  • Provide advice and guidance on best practice internal communications
  • Support colleagues across client development in communications aspects of their service delivery
  • Draft and edit internal communications
  • Work closely with the other members of client development, particularly Communications Managers and BD Managers
  • Handle confidential information in line with the firm's data security protocols
  • Supporting the Business Development Director in the delivery of a variety of internal projects
  • Draft content and presentations for Group Leaders and Sector Leaders for communication at key times of financial year

External Communications

  • Work with the Group Leaders, Sector leaders, Business Development Director and other stakeholders to create an internal and external communications strategy and integrated delivery plan encompassing traditional and digital marketing channels
  • Work with BD Managers to create robust market plans that maximise ROI
  • Put together and manage communications budget and ensure that ROI is being measured in a robust way
  • Liaise with other key stakeholders to identify legislative and market developments that will drive timing and content of communications activity - commission external research as necessary
  • Input into the development of project plans for group and sector communications activity (including events) with key milestones, budgets and ROI measures
  • Identify media training requirements and work with L&D to develop appropriate support programme - provide ad hoc coaching as necessary
  • Generate topical and dynamic content for all marketing channels and in particular drive the social media agenda
  • Working with the BD Managers, provide communications support for marketing campaigns particular around events, new product launches and thought leadership

The Successful Applicant

Skills and Attributes

  • Understand multi-channel marketing and have experience of delivering compelling content tailored for the channel and audience
  • Have a track record of creating and growing relationships with market contacts, in particular the media and external agencies
  • Have an enthusiasm to keep on top of technical developments and introduce these to the business as appropriate
  • Have a rounded communications background; able to advise senior staff on best practice, and at the same time be able to deliver more routine communications
  • Be experienced in delivering corporate internal communications for a professional services firm
  • Be highly credible with the ability to influence, challenge and coach senior stakeholders
  • Have experience of instigating and leading change programmes
  • Have experience of creating communications plans and driving the implementation of their delivery
  • Have an in depth understanding of the market and its influencers and track record of using this knowledge to generate growth opportunities

What's on Offer

Competitive salary working for a prestigious legal firm.

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