SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST | in house, energy, clean tech

Recruiter
Carter Ferris
Location
London (South), London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
£40 - 45,000
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
11 Nov 2017
Ref
CF0457
Industry
PR
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an absolute stellar opportunity to work in house with a world focused energy company within a global infrastructure. Working in fabulous sky high offices with one of the best views in London, you would join a tight knit, supportive communications team as Senior Communications Specialist and run the external relations strategy (including media relations and digital/social campaigns). A background in energy, regulated industries or members’ organisations would be useful, as would an understanding of international and culturally diverse organisations. You will be well rewarded including a generous holiday allowance, substantial pension contribution (10%), private medical and possibilities of international secondments.
The Role:

  • Assist with the effective delivery of the External Relations function working with the Communications Director
  • Managing digital and social media campaigns and channels
  • Overseeing and implementing media relations strategy and stakeholder engagement programme
  • Assist with the effective delivery of Marketing and Production functions including the attendance of industry functions and events
  • Copywriting/editorial across media and internal publications, speeches, presentations, marketing collateral
  • Providing guidance to team members on content and other communications techniques
  • Managing external suppliers including printers, designers
  • Building corporate profile for and awareness of the organisation and its mission
  • Assist with the effective delivery of the Event Management Support function
  • Leading and attending events, including global co-ordination and debriefing post event
  • Participating in crisis communications training and emergency drills and procedures

Skills:

  • Proven senior stakeholder management – gravitas and the ability to influence senior members of the team
  • Track record of delivering successful multi-disciplinary communications campaigns
  • Experience of managing the online and print publication of high quality technical documents, newsletters and magazines to time and within budget
  • Excellent verbal, writing and editing skills and the ability to convey complex technical information simply and effectively to diverse audiences
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with a proven ability to communicate with peers at all levels.
  • A proven ability to work effectively with people from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • An understanding of the energy and clean tech industry or members organisations would be useful although not essential
  • Track record of working in an international framework with culturally diverse internal and external audiences would be beneficial
  • Background in corporate communications.
  • A focus on accuracy and attention to detail and a proactive and flexible approach.
  • Able to self-manage, organise and prioritise tasks and work under pressure.
  • Ability to speak another language other than English would be useful

To apply for this role please send your cv to: anne@carterferris.co.uk or call 0203 397 7543 / 07929 008295 quoting ref CF0457

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