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Internal Communications Manager

  • Location

    West London

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  • Salary:

    Circa £60,000

  • Contact:

    Sara Tehrani

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  • Consultant:

    Sara Tehrani

Location: West London (3 days a week in the office, 2 days from home)

We are working with a brilliant FMCG organisation that is looking for an Internal Communications Manager who will own and deliver internal communications across the business, creating engaging and effective communications which inform and inspire colleagues.

Key deliverables:

  • Own the communications content calendar

  • Regularly review and manage communications channels, ensuring all content is relevant, easy to engage with and reflects pladis’ branding and tone of voice.

  • Support delivery of the people strategy through clear comms around HR programmes, health and wellbeing, EVP and Inclusion and Diversity.

  • Measure and report on effectiveness of communications activity and identify areas of improvement.

  • Work closely with key stakeholders on critical projects and campaigns – this may involve leading on an activity or contributing to initiatives with relevant comms expertise.

  • Partner with HR and Sites to manage content for key internal communication channels and platforms including digital screens, and Workplace, with responsibility for ensuring content is relevant, easy to engage with and distinctive.

  • Lead on regional town halls/all hands meetings 3-4 times per year and deliver the region newsletter each month.

  • Partner with Site Leadership teams and the Site Experience Team to agree the communications approach, then implement channels (both centrally and locally-owned) and content regularly that keep non-desk-based colleagues informed and engaged.

Experience needed:

  • Internal communications experience (within FMCG desirable)

  • Versatile copywriting skills, with a sharp eye for detail.

  • Creativity and imagination, but ability to prioritise, work collaboratively, respond to feedback, see the bigger picture and stay calm whilst working to time frames.

  • Ability to influence and persuade senior stakeholders

  • Ability to multitask and work to time frames with changing priorities, tight time frames and budgets.

  • Ability to travel to sites and other locations across the UK several times per year.

Due to a high volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to everyone. We will get in touch if you are successful in your application.


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

Our specialist practice areas cover: communications, corporate communications, internal communications, change communications, PR, media relations, financial communications, CSR, public affairs, investor relations, marketing, brand, 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, marketing, digital and change industries, supporting planning and decision-making for organisations of all shapes and sizes.

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

VMA GROUP is committed to equal opportunities and is an Inclusive+ Recruiter.