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Communications Manager

  • Location


  • Discipline:

    B2B Communications

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  • Salary:

    Circa £55,000

  • Contact:

    Joanne Watkins

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  • Consultant:

    Joanne Watkins

A global trade association in the metals industry is looking to appoint an experienced communications manager to support their corporate communications programme, handling the full range of disciplines including external, digital and member/internal communications.

The role will report to the Director of Communications and is an opportunity to help deliver and influence a wide range of innovative communications projects and campaigns in Europe, the US and Asia.

Key responsibilities:

·       Produce high quality, well-written and accurate communications content for a range of audiences and channels

·       Co-ordinate and manage communications campaign activity working with internal and external stakeholders

·       Devise and deliver innovative digital and social media strategies in support of campaigns and projects

·       Research and write stories and material online and other outlets, including news releases for relevant media outlets

·       Manage all aspects of member and internal communications in support of the association’s communications and associated activities

·       Build media relationships and secure coverage

·       Respond proactively to media inquiries and manage the media office

·       Ensure communications projects achieve a high level of professional delivery and consistency of brand and messaging


Skills and experience required:

·       Experience in a similar senior role or with a substantial communications background

·       Business to business experience and strong commercial awareness

·       Demonstrable writing ability and strong digital skills, and able to produce accurate, clear, and effective content

·       An understanding and appreciation of working in a membership organisation

·       A strategic thinker who is both highly diplomatic, professional and ambitious



VMAGROUP is a leading international interim, contract, temporary and permanent recruitment and executive search specialist. We are specifically focused on providing support to the communications, digital and marketing communities.

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, digital marketing and agency services.

We have a reputation for providing expert consultancy services and advice, supported by in-depth knowledge of the professions we recruit for. Our thought leadership and benchmarking studies have become go-to resources for the communications and marketing industry, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

In the UK, VMAGROUP has offices in London and Manchester and in Europe, VMAGROUP has offices in Amsterdam and Brussels, but we work with organisations and individuals on a global basis.

VMAGROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is a Diversity Pledged Recruiter.