External Communications Officer

£40000 – £45000 plus excellent benefits

f1 Recruitment is partnering with a well known retailer, to recruit an experienced External Communications Officer into their dynamic Communications team.

Looking for an effective, ambitious communications professional to develop and deliver its external communications strategy, with a primary focus on one of the biggest area of the business. This will be achieved through delivering proactive communications activity across the full range of earned and owned corporate channels, as well as managing the reputation of the business by dealing with issues swiftly and effectively.

It is essential you have experience of working in a busy press for a large, fast paced organisation.  (Agency and In-House background candidates welcome to apply)  The client is open to different consumer sector experience though retail sector experience would be advantageous in understanding the challenges around supply chain, recalling products, talking to customer etc.   Strong writing skills are essential to get to the heart of a story or people.  You must also be able to evidence having worked effectively and efficiently with stakeholders – organising them, assisting to make decisions/influencing.

This is a great opportunity for you to make a real impact in an established and highly respected brand experiencing positive change.

Please forward your cv as the client is looking to interview asap.