Greater London
Remote
£40,000 - £45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are seeking a experienced and skilled Communications Manager to join IOP’s communications team as we move forward with our integrated and strategic approach to communications and marketing.

The role

  • The role of Communications Manager will require a skilled professional with strong communications and media experience
  • Excellent writing and message development skills and the ability to contribute to strategic and operational projects
  • To collaborate effectively with internal and stakeholders and to motivate and manage a small team

The Communication Manager will be responsible for the development of cross channel messaging and creating communications plans and activities that will raise the IOP’s profile, support our policy and influencing objectives and contribute to the delivery of our ambitious strategy.

Responsibilities include

  • Creating and delivering impactful, effective communications campaigns and activity to support the delivery of our strategy and objectives.
  • Developing and helping to coordinate the organisation’s media profile and social media engagement and developing nuanced messaging for member, policy, internal and public audiences will be a key part of this role.

The Person

We are looking for a talented Communication Manager who will contribute to the development of IOP’s communications function and support the delivery of our strategy. You will work at the heart of the IOP Communications team, advise colleagues and internal ‘clients’ and provide support and counsel on communications, media and reputation issues.

A natural collaborator, you will work with the Communications team, Senior Communications Manager and colleagues across the Communications and Marketing, C&M managers and across the department to ensure an integrated and joined up approach.

You will have a proven track record of delivering high quality and effective communications campaigns and activity, superb interpersonal and influencing skills and a drive to empower others to achieve their goals and outcomes.  

Application 

Alongside your CV, please ensure you include a cover letter stating how you meet the person specifaction.  

Why work with us?

The Institute of Physics is an equal opportunities employer and our people are at the core our approach to delivery. Following the impact of COVID-19, we have developed a new and exciting trust based model of flexible working. This means that our staff are empowered to choose both individually and as a team how, when and where they work to deliver the goals of the organisation, acknowledging that there will be times when in-person meetings, collaborations and events will be needed. The Future of Work initiative is based on the principles of collaboration, trust, flexibility and agility.

You will be allocated a ‘base’ office which can also be a chosen place of work.

The Institute of Physics (IOP) is the professional body and learned society for physics in the UK and Ireland, we seek to raise public awareness and understanding of physics and support the development of a diverse and inclusive physics community. As a charity, we’re here to ensure that physics delivers on its exceptional potential to benefit society.

Physics has a vital role to play in tackling global challenges such as climate change, healthcare and food security, and IOP’s ambitious strategy sets out how we will ‘Unlock the Future’ for physics to help solve these challenges. Our newly expanded communications and marketing function will be central to delivering our strategy and plans. We are looking for two talented communications professionals to join the team and help make our ambitions a reality.

In addition to a competitive salary and professional development opportunities, we offer employees a comprehensive benefits package including an excellent pension scheme, private medical insurance and generous annual leave. We also offer a range of other benefits including gym membership and interest free season ticket loans.

The Institute of Physics is an open and inclusive organisation that welcomes and celebrates diversity.

We request no contact from agencies or media sales.

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Posted on: 22 September 2021
Closed date: 06 October 2021
Tags: Communications, PR, Business Development

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.