Senior Communications Officer

Bristol Permanent £42,000 - £47,000 per year
  • Senior, highly visible communications opportunity
  • Hybrid working in Bristol with a fantastic team

About Our Client

My client is active in the energy sector, and specialises in the management and resolution of complex challenges related to nuclear facilities.

Job Description

"This is an exciting time to join the communications team in a highly visible role. You will be working with all parts of the business including a range of external stakeholders. We are now looking for an experienced communications professional with strong writing skills and an ability to engage at all levels, have a flexible approach and is meticulous about detail."

As the Senior Communications Officer in the Bristol Hub, you will:

  • Ensure communications are aligned to the company's key messages and strategies
  • Work closely with all functions and projects in the development of key messaging and communications plans
  • Provide specialist advice and support to the site/functional lead teams on communications and stakeholder engagement
  • Manage key stakeholder's expectations
  • Provide advice and guidance on communication issues ensuring that relevant stakeholders receive timely advice/information
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with local and regional journalists and secure positive coverage
  • Communicate and report progress on a regular basis, providing support and expertise in other areas of the business as appropriate
  • Ensure that good neighbour socio-economic applications are properly recorded and promoted
  • The post holder may be required to support the 24/7 press office rota

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Senior Communications Officer will have:

  • Business/Marketing/PR/Media qualifications - HNC/D or equivalent
  • Ideally, membership of a relevant professional body - e.g. CIPR, but this is not essential
  • Demonstrated experience of working within a communications/public relations/media/marketing environment
  • Demonstrated experience of building relationships with a broad range of Stakeholders and Customers
  • Experience of designing and delivering public speaking
  • Experience of working with a range of multimedia tools
  • Ideally, awareness or experience in the environmental, energy or nuclear sector
  • Project Management experience - delivery of communications tools
  • Understanding of Change models and how to support this via communications

What's on Offer

Benefits Package:

  • Salary between £42,000 - £47,000 depending on experience
  • Flexible & hybrid working
  • 25 Days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Flexible benefits scheme - including cycle to work and reduced gym membership fees
  • Participation in Company Bonus Scheme (up to £5,250 per annum based on corporate objectives)
  • Employee Assistance Programme including 24-hour telephone support & personal assistance service and access to an online well being App
  • Up to 13.5% employer pension contribution depending on individual contribution amount.
  • Access to training and development through the company performance management arrangements, supporting you in maintaining your personal Continuous Professional Development.
  • Access to various different employee networks supporting our inclusion, diversity and well being mission
Sara Debruyn
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+44 117 927 1445

Job summary

Job function
Health, Safety & Environment
Health, Safety & Environment
Energy & Natural Resources
Contract type
Consultant name
Sara Debruyn
Consultant phone
+44 117 927 1445
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