Interim Group Communications Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: c£250 per day
  • Ref: OF-1812-6296
  • 2018-12-05T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield
  • Interim

Interim Communications Manager required for a 3 month contract

The opportunity

We are looking for a Group Communications Manager to play a key role in developing and delivering a breadth of communications, both internally and externally. You will be responsible for creating and implementing the digital and social media strategy and engaging with employees across this matrix business. This is an integral role to ensure that the external and internal reputation of the business is industry leading. Working closely with senior people across the business and with the opportunity for some travel, this is an exciting opportunity to have a genuine positive impact on communications. Creativity, gravitas and dynamism will be required for this position. The role is paying c£250 a day for 3 months, starting at the end of January 2019. 

Responsibilities

  • Act as an adviser to local communications managers to improve communication outputs across the group
  • Act as the focal point for Central Team business heads to support their internal and external communications needs
  • Day to day management of the corporate and investor relations website
  • Develop a clear social media strategy for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • Create and manage content for these channels, developing a content calendar to ensure timely updates
  • Improve website and social media analytics to inform improvement suggestions
  • Handling some media relations when necessary, particularly around financial results
  • Daily management of the company intranet, proactively gathering content from other communications managers and business heads from across Africa to highlight good news stories and business updates
  • Quality control the translation of content from English to French and vice versa, for materials such as press releases, CEO messages, or updates for the intranet
  • Manage media monitoring across the UK and Africa

Person specification

  • Fluent French is essential 
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Experience of creating a variety of content for both internal and external audiences
  • Experience of managing a website and evaluating analytics
  • Experience of developing a social media strategy and content calendar
  • Experience in a global or matrix organisation is desirable
  • Experience of working in Sub-Saharan Africa desirable but not essential
  • Self-starter and ability to manage own work-load 

If you would like to apply for this role, please apply quoting the reference no. OF
-1812-6296
 

 

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