Corporate Communications Manager

London Permanent
  • Fantastic opportunity for a corporate communications manager
  • To join a multi-national transport group

About Our Client

Our client is an established organisation within the transport and distribution industry. They are renowned for their commitment to customer service and operational excellence. Their focus lies in their dedication to improving the passenger experience and driving sustainable transport solutions.

Job Description

* Support the rollout of the external and internal communication strategy to engage and widen peoples' knowledge of the group.
* Identify and develop stories from across the Group and oversee production of a monthly in-house newsletter.
* Write press releases, blogs, web content and social media posts.
* Enhance the group's library of multimedia content including photography, video, and audio.
* Develop a content strategy for the social media channels (working with Head of Public Affairs/Comms)
* Provide support in building executing an internal communications strategy.
* Improve the employee engagement scores in those areas relating to internal communications, employee engagement and internal brand reputation, working closely with the HR team.
* Maintain relationships with national media and transport trade media.
* Build a close working relationship with the communications managers at the companies bus and rail companies in the UK and overseas.
* Pitch stories to journalists and bloggers (in order to support overarching aim of a proactive Group external newsroom highlighting company performance and leadership)
* Show awareness and understanding of the group's policy goals in order to inform PR strategy.

The Successful Applicant

* Experience of corporate communications, either through in-house or PR agency roles, including significant experience of media relations.
* Experience of website and social management.
* Excellent verbal communication skills; able to present clarity and passion when communicating with stakeholders.
* Outstanding written communications skills, including excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills and the ability to source news stories.
* Collaborative team player who can influence others across the business.
* Enthusiastic with high personal motivation and ability to use own initiative.
* First-rate organisational and strong planning skills.
* Flexible and pragmatic with a hands-on attitude.
* Ability to think creatively and make use of channels such as video, animations, and podcasts.
* Ability to challenge the status quo with the aim of improving the way we do things by influencing others to think differently
* Knowledge of the public transport industry (desirable)
* CIPR qualification (desirable)

What's on Offer

  • 10% bonus.
  • Free rail travel into London.
  • A rewarding role in a company committed to sustainable transport solutions and continuous improvement.
  • Opportunities for professional growth within the transport and distribution industry.
Will Pendlington
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Phone number
207 269 2252

Job summary

Job function
Marketing & Agency
Leisure, Entertainment & Travel
Transport & Distribution
Contract type
Consultant name
Will Pendlington
Consultant phone
207 269 2252
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