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Communications Manager

Our client, a leading FinTech business, is looking to recruit a Communications Manager to join their growing head office team in South Manchester.


  • Work closely with the Marketing and HR teams to execute the internal communication strategy to ensure important business updates and news are communicated in an engaging and timely manner.
  • Create and maintain a strong brand identity throughout all communications by following brand guidelines and tone of voice.
  • Set out monthly communications plan for internal and corporate audiences which are aligned with business requirements.
  • Work with the marketing team to develop new and innovative ways to communicate with our stakeholders through a variety of channels.
  • Ensure that our mission and company values are woven into all stakeholder touch points
  • Build stronger emotional resonance with our internal and external stakeholders through the communication of our purpose and impact.
  • Create engaging and imaginative content for a wide variety of communications channels including social, website, email, print and digital collateral.
  • Create and maintain the content for a new website
  • Create and maintain the content for the Company intranet
  • Be the point of contact for all communications requests and enquiries, both internally and externally (in conjunction with our PR agency).
  • Play an integral role in establishing our corporate communications and using your experience to drive best practice.
  • Have a strong internal network and a constant ‘finger on the pulse’ with what’s going on within the business. 
  • Co-ordinate and deliver various colleague events and conferences

Skills and Knowledge required:

  • Educated to degree level in a marketing or communications related subject
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an Internal or Corporate Communications role
  • Strong content, copywriting and presentation skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • A willingness to apply a journalistic approach to communications by proactively seeking out useful, interesting and impactful information for stakeholders
  • Highly organised, with the ability to multi-task.
  • Creative and innovative, with the ability to think “outside of the box”
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrable of delivering successful and engaging multi-channel comms plans
  • Experience within a fast-growing business or a listed company would be advantageous
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • The ability to adapt writing style / tone and write for different audiences.

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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