Communications Specialist I

February 22, 2024
£37000 - £37000

Job Description

Scope of Work A key communications role within a small but busy Public & Government Affairs department for one of the world’s leading energy and chemicals companies. The role reports to and supports the External Affairs Manager (UK Manufacturing) delivering multi-channel external communications for a high profile industrial site in Fife. Main responsibilities

  • Lead the company’s long-standing community contributions programme, engaging with local charities, Community Councils and Groups to identify funding opportunities
  • Undertake administration of contributions programme
  • Work with colleagues to identify and promote STEM education activity with local schools
  • Identify, develop and deliver pro-active communications to improve insight and understanding of company operations
  • Develop social media and web channels presence through use of engaging and informative imagery and copy
  • Write compelling copy for deployment across a range of digital and print channels
  • Develop short-life campaigns to support key issues e.g. recruitment
  • Liaise with media team to identify local communication opportunities and support development

of relevant news releases

  • Coordinate development of photographic and video collateral
  • Engage with internal teams and monitor external activity to identify potential emerging issues
  • Respond to community enquiries and complaints

Specific Requirements

  • Communications and engagement experience (at least 3- 5) with proven track record in communications and engagement
  • Experience of engaging with community representatives, schools and charities
  • Excellent writing skills and experience of story identification and development
  • Ability to analyse and communicate technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Experience of digital communications including web and social media
  • Experience of web content management systems
  • Good interpersonal skills