Corporate Communications Contractor

Location London
Discipline: Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Internal Communications
Job type: Temporary
Salary: 500
Contact name: Max Forsyth

Contact email: max.forsyth@commssearch.com
Job ref: 32232
Published: 10 days ago
Startdate: 05/08/2024

 Job Title: Corporate Communications Contractor

Location: London, UK (Hybrid)

Duration: 3-6 months with strong possibility of extension

Rate: £450 to £550 per day inside IR35

About the Role:

Are you an experienced investment management or financial services corporate communications contractor with experience in internal communications and media relations? Comms Search & Selection is recruiting a versatile and experienced corporate communications contractor to join a global investment manager’s dynamic communications team. 

This role is ideal for a communications professional who excels in both internal and media communications. You will be responsible for handling everyday internal communications tasks, drafting strategic communications plans, and managing media relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute internal communication strategies and plans in partnership with the Global Head of Communications.

  • Create, edit, and manage content on internal platforms such as SharePoint.

  • Draft and distribute internal communications, including newsletters, announcements, and updates.

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to align communication strategies with business goals.

  • Handle media relations, including drafting press releases, managing media inquiries, and coordinating interviews.

  • Support crisis communications and manage sensitive information with discretion.

  • Work on strategic communications projects and provide high-level support to the communications team.

  • Ensure consistent messaging across all communication channels.

  • Monitor and analyse the effectiveness of communication strategies and suggest improvements.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in corporate communications, with a strong background in both internal and media communications.

  • Previous experience in the investment management or financial services industry is a must-have.

  • Technically proficient with SharePoint and other internal communication tools.

  • Strong writing and editing skills, with the ability to create clear, engaging content.

  • Experience in developing and implementing communication plans.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Strategic thinker who can also manage day-to-day tasks without hesitation.

Apply Now to join a team where your work will make a real difference!

Comms Search & Selection is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.