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Morgan Sindall Property Services Limited
Vacancy title
Communications Manager
Contract type
Full time permanent

Salary: from £45,000 per annum


26 days holiday plus bank holidays, Enhanced Pension Plan, Private Health Single Cover, Life Assurance, Car/Car Allowance, Career progression with our Training and Development programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Oracle benefits; including Cashback, voucher codes, shopping vouchers, reloadable cards, discount holidays etc., Eye Care Vouchers, Share Save schemes, 1 Professional Subscription per annum, Paid voluntary work

About the company

At Morgan Sindall Property Services (MSPS) we believe that talented people are key to our success. There’s nothing that excites us more than finding and developing talent and empowering people to be the best they can be.

We are the leading provider of building maintenance services within the public sector; providing repairs, planned & void refurbishments and compliance services to over 200,000 properties nationwide.

As a company we love pushing boundaries, challenging the status quo and doing things differently to provide the best possible outcomes for our employees and customers. Whether it’s investing in new technology, developing the careers of our people or creating last legacies within the communities we work; we love knowing that we keep moving forward.

About the team

MSPS operates a decentralized philosophy. This means that while we maintain a strong and consistent approach to the way we work, our teams and contracts have the flexibility to tailor and adapt their delivery to meet the needs of our customers.

With over 30 different contracts nationwide, our teams are empowered to make decisions based on what is right for the project, ensuring our customers always comes first.

About the Role

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support our social media presence helping to promote the business in line with company values and recruitment activities (e.g. Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn and internal social site Yammer)
  • Responsible for researching and writing topical content for blogs as well maintaining a regular feed of news and articles for both the company’s website and intranet.
  • Manage and optimise SEO activities for the website and track web traffic against targets using Google Analytics           
  • Ensuring a consist social media crisis plan in in place in line with the overall communications plan, to ensure consistency of message
  • Writing internal communications, including HTML bulletins, company new articles and employee announcements.
  • Develop bespoke campaigns using a variety of communication channels to support business events and activities.
  • Working with internal departments to select and create the most appropriate communication mediums for target internal audiences
  • Responsible for checking, responding to/and or redirecting queries via live chat and the company’s communication inbox.
  • Cultivating relationships with national and local media. Writing and editing press releases, fact sheets and other media materials.
  • Developing and implementing reactive communications strategies to manage all crisis and issues across the business
  • Collect contract win information for interim and year end results and seek necessary approvals from clients
  • Coordinating media pitches, selecting appropriate spokespeople and participating in media interviews, especially during times of crisis.
  • Conducting media training for regional personnel with assistance from Head of Group Communications/Head of Marketing
  • Support in writing content for corporate documentation such as brochures, letters, leaflets, flyers and scripts for short video/films
  • Ensure all internal communication supports key business messages and values
  • Ensure we have up to date case studies for all our contracts.
  • Maintain regular contact with Project and Partnership managers.
  • Arrange collateral for site visits where necessary
  • Support identification of sector Awards that would help further promote the business and clients
  • Collect information to support award submissions
  • Write and submit award submissions in line with award deadlines.

About You

  • Demonstrable public relations or communications experience, agency or in-house
  • Previous experience of managing teams preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in writing, with wide range of people and groups
  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism, marketing or related field preferred, but not necessary
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Proficient in Content management systems, social media and other digital platforms

To be part of a successful team and build your future career with Morgan Sindall please apply now

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading industry sector companies where we recognise the value of diversity, flexible working and that talented people are key to our success.


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