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Communications Manager

  1. CPS
  1. Marketing
  2. Permanent
  3. Full time
  4. Northamptonshire


Our plumbing and Heating division at Travis Perkins plc are looking for a Communications Manager to lead our internal communications. We strive to ensure our colleagues and customers are always informed, involved and inspired and you would play a key role in this.  

The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for our Internal Communications, PR and Social Media profiles, building personality and presence for our businesses within the Plumbing and Heating division.  Managing the operational communications and raising the corporate profile of the brands through PR. You will also be responsible for driving our presence on LinkedIn. 

Supporting our charity partner and engaging in community management are key elements for this role alongside reporting back to the business and translating community themes. 

What we’re looking for

The successful applicant will be organised, enjoy working at pace and be an excellent communicator with experience of internal communications, journalism, advertising, marketing or PR. Strong stakeholder management experience is essential as is the ability to easily engage with colleagues at all levels to build strong working relationships. Experience of marketing to colleagues or customers is highly desirable. 

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Experience of internal Comms 

  • Experience in PR

  • Experience of Social Media marketing

  • Experience of copywriting for colleagues or customers.

  • Strong influencing skills

  • Strong understanding and proven track record in multi-channel promotions in retail/B2B

  • High analytical and numerate skills with excellent attention to detail

  • Strong planning and time management skills 

  • Ability to mediate and deliver collaborative working practices across multiple departments

  • Strong commercial acumen

  • Experience in devising and delivering strategic and tactical promotional plans

  • Excellent IT skills and proficient in formulas 

Who are we?

You may not know much about Travis Perkins plc but if you look a bit closer you might be surprised. We are the UK’s leader in the building materials and home improvement markets. Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers since 2010,We operate out of more than 2,000 outlets nationwide (and Ireland) and have over 28,000 colleagues.

Our strong family values and 'cornerstones' lie at the heart of the success of our journey. If, like us, you put customers at the heart of everything you do, then we’d love to hear from you.