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Communications officer

Employer
LGPS Central
Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
£33,000 plus excellent pension, leave and benefits
Closing date
17 Jun 2021
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Job Details

Based in Wolverhampton, the successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Client Services & Stakeholder Relations.

The Communications Officer is expected to lead all communication and engagement activities with Partner Funds and Stakeholders.      

Assist the Head of Client Services & Stakeholder Relations in all matters relating to Client & Stakeholder communications & engagement as well as internal communications.

  • To lead on the production and maintenance of all presentation materials including internal and external documents (Staff Newsletter, CEO Blog etc.)
  • Ensure that the Corporate website content is continually updated and maintained
  • Lead on the preparation of Client meetings and stakeholder events (Company AGM, Annual Stakeholder day Product Information Day, Shareholder meetings)
  • Promote LGPS Central within the investment community and Partner Funds. Maintain LGPS Central brand quality
  • Prepare Media and Press Releases as required
  • Assist with the maintenance of communication databases.
  • Take lead responsibility for monitoring media and Press activity
  • Maintain integrity of the LGPS Central Brand

Take lead on social media output

Skills/Knowledge/Experience/Competence:

  • Experience of working in a Client facing communications / relationship capacity, preferably within an asset management or professional services company
  • An understanding of investments and financial markets is highly desirable but not essential
  • Experience of working with multiple stakeholders, particularly within local government is also desirable but not essential
  • First class interpersonal, collaborative and communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be articulate, presentable and confident
  • Must be a proficient user of PowerPoint, Excel, Share Point and WordPress. Experience of using Meltwater would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience of dealing with media would be useful

Qualifications

  • Degree preferred, but not essential

Relevant experience within field    

Reports to:

  • Head of Client Services & Stakeholder Relations

Relationships Internal:

  • Executive Directors, Board, Non-Executive Directors, Heads of Service, Portfolio Managers and other LGPSC staff

Relationships External

Partner Funds, Shareholders, Journalists / Media, Graphic Designers

Adhere to Company values and behaviours.

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