Communications Specialist

Job Description

Duties include:
Work closely with the Head of Communications to create and implement an internal and external communications plan
Support Head of Communications with the continual development and implementation of the communications strategy
Ensure that communication messages are engaging, effective, timely and consistent, fit for purpose and adhere to all branding guidelines
Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications channels, such as intranet, video, email bulletins or newsletters to support Head of Communications
Create first drafts for local communications, taking direction from the local Senior Management team, and bringing to life their vision for review and approval by Head of Communications
Support local employee groups to deliver effective communications to ensure employees feel informed, involved and engaged
Gather insights and measure the effectiveness of communication activities to identify gaps, facilitate continuous improvement, and demonstrate the value added by business communications
Support Head of Communications in the delivery and management of all local PR and sponsorship

Skills and experience required:
Good insurance industry knowledge and insight is desirable
Proven work experience in marketing or communications, or a role that involved creative writing
Excellent writing, editing and proof-reading skills essential
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work unsupervised
Confident in own ability and excellent relationship building skills – ability to engage and collaborate effectively at all levels including the Senior Management team
Ability to establish and maintain personal integrity, credibility and trust
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality