Communications Manager

Job Title: Communications Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Reference: 15618682
Job Published: September 01, 2017 01:00

Job Description

Communications Manager wanted for UK British Retailer based in Milton Keynes.

The brand:
A well known British retailer who are based in Milton Keynes are searching for a Communications Manager to join their business. They have a customer base of over 29 million from their stores and nearly a billion online visitors every year - their aim is to make their customers' lives easier. Working with globally infamous brands and offering customers speed and efficient delivery and service of goods.

The role:
Reporting into the Senior Communications Manager you'll help lead on key campaigns and projects that communicate the brand's strategy to deliver what customer want, when they want it. You'll be responsible for supporting specific product categories, brands and will also take a broader look at the brand's communications strategy as a whole.

The role is suited to someone with strong consumer PR experience, the ideal candidate will have a proven record of overseeing and executing campaigns for big brands in a fast-paced environment, which delivers clear results and supports broader business objectives.

Principle accountabilities:
Act as PR lead consulting internal stakeholders to determine strategic opportunities and develop PR plans which deliver effective results against KPIs
Support Senior Communications Manager with internal stakeholder management
Draft press releases, statements, copy, quotes, Q&As and presentations where required
Have an understanding of overall PR budget tracking and internal reporting
Manage specific campaign / project budgets to ensure cost-effectiveness and best use of resource
Ensure joined up communication with internal channels to amplify activity where relevant (including Marketing, Social Media, Internal Comms, Store Comms and Customer Services)

- Consumer PR experience
- Agency or in house
- Experience in retail
- 4+ years experience
- Ability to travel to Milton Keynes

For more information please get in touch with Samantha @ Major Players