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Communications Executive

Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Communications Executive

  • NE02184
  • Bristol, England, United Kingdom

About us

We're a truly international company, fourth largest in our industry and operating across 120 markets. An inclusive, innovative global FMCG business supported by over 27,500 employees. As we embrace a new era of growth, we are transforming. Our ways of working and culture are driven by a challenger mindset, constantly questioning the status quo. Our agility and entrepreneurial spirit, alongside award winning development programmes, enable innovation and success while creating exciting and rewarding career choices.

As we move forward, our customers will be at the heart of what we do, evolving to needs and expectations and committing to a more meaningful contribution to harm reduction by building a successful NGP business. Integral to our long-term success is our sustainability strategy, behaving responsibly and supporting our ambitions, all underpinned by high governance.

Encouraging inclusion at local levels and supporting a developing and robust diversity agenda globally, we’re fully committed to creating and maintaining an environment that celebrates and respects difference.

The role

Communications Executive
Permanent, Full time
Competitive salary & benefits

Here at Imperial Brands, we have an exciting new opportunity for a Communications Executive to join our growing Group Communications team based at our head office in Bristol. In this role you will be key support for the Comms team in Bristol and globally finding and delivering new innovative ways to deliver our story through online and offline communication channels.

This is an exciting time to join Imperial Brands. With a new senior leadership team in place that is deploying a new purpose, strategy and culture across its global operation of 27,500 employees, there are countless amazing stories that need to be found and told. If you are someone that loves to hunt for stories, hungry to learn and has a solid understanding of communications, this will be the perfect role for you.

Key accountabilities

  • Managing a planning calendar and scheduling our communications across all channels.
  • Developing a dashboard of data from communication channels to help us analyse and improve activity.
  • Using our email marketing platform (Poppulo) to organise the design and distribution of emails and digital newsletters
  • Manage the production process of IB Weekly, our e-newsletter. This will include story planning; content editing; researching and writing stories; selection and basic editing of images and then distribution to employees.
  • Leading our global Yammer community into a key communication channel for the business
  • Management of video and image libraries
  • Researching, writing and uploading stories an features to our global intranet
  • Support the team with in-person events and conferences
  • Work with external agencies to develop content and material for communication campaigns.

Skills & experience

  • Internal communication experience gained within a corporate or commercial environment
  • Experience working with or using all forms of communication including print, digital, live event and social media
  • Impressive ability to write compelling content to a high standard in English with strong proof reading skills
  • Comfortable editing written content from contributors so it works in different formats such as social media, news and feature
  • Digitally literate and knowledge of Microsoft products such as SharePoint, Teams and Yammer as well as comfort with basic editing software
  • Understanding of content management systems for intranets and other digital media
  • A real hunger for communications and willing to learn and develop further.
  • A team player who can quickly adjust to support goals

What we offer

Imperial Brands offers a competitive package of salary, bonus scheme, pension and 25 days holiday (with an additional 4 days on top to cover the Christmas period).

Next steps

Interested applicants should apply with their CV highlighting their suitability for the role. 

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