Communications Manager (Science and Technology)

London (Greater)
Up to £62,000
06 Oct 2016
06 Nov 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an individual to join a speciality chemicals company as a Communication Manager. Your role will be to support the company strategy and brand through the marketing and communication of the group’s Research and Development & science and technology activities to internal and external stakeholders, including employees, the media, customers, other collaboration partners and potential recruits. You will be responsible for developing and executing a communications plan, in line with the group’s corporate communications objectives.  The successful candidate will be a self-starter, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing and executing a communications plan to support the company brand internally and externally that promotes the company’s science and technology focus
  • Developing and executing internal communications to engage R&D employees and support delivery of the R&D strategy.
  • Developing and executing external engagement campaigns that promote the company’s science and technology using the group’s communication and media channels
  • Coordinating requests to attend conferences and research opportunities for key company technical personnel to present on key popular science topics that support the brand
  • Acting as the point of contact for key external science and technology bodies that are relevant to the group
  • Researching, developing and executing opportunities to promote the science and technology elements of the company brand through thought leadership pieces in key journals
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with key science media representatives
  • Measuring and managing the effectiveness of campaigns and communications
  • Working with the other members of the group Corporate Communications team to support the production of content for all aspects of corporate communications, including the engagement of R&D employees in group wide programmes

Key Skills & Experience

  • Extensive experience in a marketing communications and / or internal communications role, with a proven track record in developing and executing communications programmes and media relations using a wide range of communications media and channels
  • Demonstrable experience in researching and writing high quality science-led content for a wide range of audiences
  • Ability to work with people at all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to generate enthusiasm in others and gain their buy-in
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work to a high standard with attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • A creative thinker able to generate innovative ideas that inspire others

In the first instance please send your CV in word format via email to Joanne Watkins at quoting reference JW19403.

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