Communications Executive

£48,600 | London | Permanent
Posted 1 year ago

Communications Executive – London – Up to -£48,600

IQ Solutions are proud to be recruiting a Corporate Communications Executive for one of our most valued clients, a trusted technology leader, with an impressive track record for innovative and sustainable business solutions.
Our client is looking for enthusiast candidates that have a passion for creativity and communications. We’re looking for candidates who have excelled in communications in a corporate environment or candidates with a background in PR looking to move into this type of role. This is an exciting time of transformation for our client and we’re looking for people who are excited to be part of it.

Job purpose

Support the PR Manager with the development and execution of an engaging and measurable internal communications plan. Provide support to the external PR team. Write, research and seek out news stories for internal communications and create multi-media tools for a range of digital platforms.

Internal communications
• Create and manage the activity plan for internal communications and ensure all external content is repurposed for internal communications.
• Investigate and build an effective internal process whereby content is created and used by Operating Company internal communications leads in their local activities, newsletters, intranet sites etc.
• Develop and manage an effective process that will gather news from employees, sales teams etc.
• Support the Senior Corporate Communication Manager in creating and deploying internal senior management blogs.
• Participate in drafting and developing tools and Q&A’s to communicate confidential corporate activity and organisational change. Provide communications support during any crisis situations.
• Manage in-house employee briefings for senior executives: Includes: organising times and locations, arranging and overseeing the creation of video material and drafting speaking materials for Executives
Implement an in-house blogging programme (text and/or video) for senior executives.

Knowledge, skills and experience required

• Degree holder with proven experience in a dedicated communications role – e.g. corporate communications, public relations or internal communications
• Minimum of three years’ experience
• An excellent grasp of English and proven experience in developing targeted written communication deliverables, such as employee magazines, intranet content, e-zines, blogs, speeches, press releases etc.
• Ability to write concise and focused copy, articles and speeches for Senior Management in appropriate tone of voice
• Business acumen to communicate and translate business strategies and complex messages into memorable ones.
• An eye for detail with proven proof-reading skills
• Awareness of best-practice communications
• Creative and inquisitive with excellent listening skills that can be applied to developing targeted communications materials for internal and external use.
• Energetic and positive team player with ability to build relationships across the business
• Good understanding of different international cultures and behaviours. Experience of working in an international environment a benefit.
• Experience of briefing and managing external suppliers.
• Able to work with minimal supervision, assess and prioritise workload and deliver on deadline.
• Excellent understanding of digital platforms and know-how to create internal campaigns
• Proven experience in setting up metrics that enable increased understanding of the impact of communication activity.
• Solid experience of creating content for digital platforms – such as internet, intranet, extranet and managed via third party suppliers.
• Ability to manage budget for function and individual projects

For more information about this role, please contact:

Michelle Johnson

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