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Communications Manager

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Brighton, East Sussex
Role Type
£67000 - £76000 per annum
Job Ref: J2098_1717511305

Communications Manager for public sector pensions company, Brighton, East Sussex, hybrid working (6 days per month in the Brighton office minimum), £67-76k doe.

As part of this strategically important role, you will:

  • Shape and own the internal communications and engagement strategy for the organisation supported by the delivery of workplans and metrics which demonstrate progress against goals.
  • Secure approval, buy in and support for the internal communications strategy from the Executive Committee and build trusted and credible relationships with senior colleagues including the CEO.
  • Proactively shape responses to challenging situations and suggesting approaches to motivating and engaging the organisation.
  • Provide constructive challenge to senior stakeholders to ensure a transparent, consistent, and effective approach to internal communications.
  • Lead a team (1 direct report, team size of 2.8FTE in total), resourcing and ensuring right skills are in place to deliver against the operational plan.
  • Set team goals and actionable strategies that align with organisational objectives and help the internal communications team meet agreed targets.
  • Evaluate communication effectiveness in achieving engagement aims and delivering organisational impact.
  • Lead the strategic relationship with senior stakeholders in the business.
  • Lead initiatives to drive efficiencies across communication channels and solutions to bring about measurable improvement.

Communications Manager, Brighton based, you will have similar expertise, ideally from the public sector or a financial services industry.

Essential skills:

  • Proven ability of effective leadership and matrix management.
  • Experience of shaping and delivering effective internal communications and engagement strategies during periods of organisational challenge or change.
  • A record of delivering multi-part, multi-channel, strategic internal communication programmes designed to generate engagement and behaviour change.
  • Ability to articulate strategy and provision of strategic direction to a diverse audience.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Extensive experience of Standard MS office suite.


  • Knowledge of pensions and regulation
  • CRM / data base marketing (MS Dynamics 365)
  • Web analytics and evaluation tools (Google analytics and Power BI)

The Communications Manager, £67-76 doe, Brighton, offers a hybrid working pattern, 25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays, civil service pension, discretionary bonus arrangements and development opportunities. Candidates must live within commutable distance and have the right to work in the UK without needing sponsorship.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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