Communications Manager

This role supports the senior leadership team of a leading UK Bank and requires specialised communication abilities. The successful candidate will work closely with the value stream leads to set the communications strategy and build colleague engagement, particularly important as we work through a significant and ambitious transformation programme. Regular requirements will be weekly notes, planning and scheduling senior leaders’ blogs and vlogs and feeding into company wide communications. The candidate will be responsible for planning and delivering the communication of our new strategy. The ability to create fresh and engaging content is vital, using various techniques such as video and sketch noting. The Communications Manager will be responsible for updating internal intranet sites with relevant content, sharing ideas and best practice and helping to drive and improve employee engagement. They will own the communications schedule, determining our communications plan in the short and long term. They should be confident in planning events such as team chats, Town Halls, WebEx Calls, sourcing guest speakers, creating agendas and preparing content. ADHOC Travel across all of our key sites will be required. The candidate should be assertive and confident with dealing with people at all levels within the bank and have the ability to work well with others, strong influencing and communication skills both written and verbal. Excellent organisation is essential to the role and the candidate should have a proactive and enthusiastic approach.