Communications Executive - 16 Month FTC

Schroders Investment Management
London, United Kingdom
13 Aug 2022
20 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we're looking for
We are looking for someone with the skills and drive to be able to assist our Global Marketing & Communications Team in the effective delivery of our commitments and projects.

The Communications Assistant will work within the Schroders Communications team, concentrating on supporting communications across a range of channels and stakeholder groups.

They will work closely with the team in supporting the achievement of our corporate communications objectives to build and protect corporate reputation, while mitigating reputational risks.

About Schroders
We're a global investment manager. We help institutions, intermediaries and individuals around the world invest money to meet their goals, fulfil their ambitions, and prepare for the future.

We have around 5,000 people on six continents. And we've been around for over 200 years, but keep adapting as society and technology changes. What doesn't change is our commitment to helping our clients, and society, prosper.

The base
We moved into our new HQ in the City of London in 2018. We're close to our clients, in the heart of the UK's financial centre. And we have everything we need to work flexibly.

The team
You'll be part of a dynamic and award-winning Marketing and Communications global team. Marketing and Communications is at the forefront of the business in client engagement, enabled by innovative digital and content initiatives.

What you'll do
• Drafting and sourcing written and multimedia material for use in our Internal Communications channels (intranet news, magazine, emails, town halls and more), ensuring a timeline and relevant newsflow and all relevant approvals are in place
• Support the wider team and our stakeholders with BAU initiatives and campaigns
• Responsible our team mailbox and team calendar to ensure engaging and timely content is published on a regular basis, working with our Senior Communications Executive
• Be a super user of our internal communications infrastructure (intranet news, intranet pages, email management system, event management, team policies etc) ensuring everything is updated and accurate.
• Responsible for maintaining our digital screens in London, working with stakeholders across the business to advertise their events and evergreen employee benefits and resources
• Assist in maintaining analytics to monitor engagement with our communications and use these to assist with advising stakeholders
• Providing event and internal communication support for results announcements and presentations, working with Investor Relations Manager

The knowledge, experience and qualifications you need
• Business acumen: Has a basic understanding of the company, its strategy, operations, business objectives, and industry, and is committed to expanding upon that understanding.
• Audience understanding: Has a basic understanding of target audiences across the business and can adapt written material accordingly to achieve communications goals.
• Digital skills: Strong understanding of digital channels and ability to adapt communications for different platforms.
• Interpersonal influence: Effective communicator with good collaboration skills and ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders around the business.
• Speaking and presentation: Strong verbal communications and ability to articulate complex ideas in a simple and understandable way.
• Attention to detail: Able to actively identify, rectify and escalate potential issues where required.

The knowledge, experience and qualifications that will help
(only if already been in the work place)
• Experience using workflow management tools
• Previous creative traffic management experience in a similar role in an agency or in-house creative team
• Experience working with global teams
• Experience working with creatives and understanding of the creative process

What you'll be like
• You will be both creative and analytical
• A great listener who is able to understand business challenges and proactively offer innovative solutions to address them
• Reliable in planning and delivery.

We're looking for the best, whoever they are:
Schroders is an equal opportunities employer. You're welcome here whatever your socio-economic background, race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious belief, age or disability.

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