Corporate Communications Executive

Posted 13 October 2021
Salary £40000 - £47000 per annum + Plus benefits
LocationCity of London
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHR & Executive Support
ReferenceSH CorpComms_1634130694
Contact NameSteven Hughes

Job description

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Corporate Communication Executive to join our client who are an International Commodities Trader based in the City of London. Reporting to and working closely with the Corporate Communications Specialist, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work both strategically and tactically taking the lead on a variety of projects as the responsibilities of the team grow. This is a broad-scope role, encompassing external and internal communications, content development and brand management.

If you have prior experience in a PR or Corporate communications role and can think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts, this could be the perfect role for you.


  • Develop, write, and edit marketing and communications materials, including, press releases, blog posts and social media content
  • Facilitate internal meetings such as the Monday Management Conference (MMC)
  • Promote communications and marketing materials through appropriate channels
  • Manage the company's web presence and platforms, both internal and external, constantly seeking ways to improve reach and effectiveness
  • Track analytics and create reports detailing successes and failures of communications activities
  • Ensure all communications and marketing material align with brand standards
  • Support colleagues across SCEU (EMEA & CIS) with logo usage requests
  • Maintain digital media archives including photos and videos
  • Work with the Corporate Communications Specialist to develop and implement communications strategies and campaigns
  • Respond to media enquiries and conduct media outreach in support of external communications plans
  • Work with the HR function to improve the quality and effectiveness of employee communications
  • Support the Corporate Communications Specialist in developing escalation protocols for managing crisis situations

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrable understanding of best practice of main social media channels (primarily, but not limited to, LinkedIn and Twitter)
  • Must possess exceptional writing skills and be able to compose engaging and accurate content
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels and from different nationalities
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of communications, public relations, and marketing best practices
  • Attention to detail and strong proof reading and editing skills
  • Public speaking/facilitation experience is desirable
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator is advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience of website content management systems (CMS) is desirable

This is a permanent position paying £40,000 - £47,000 per annum plus benefits