Communications Executive

London, North West, South East
Oxfordshire, London Central, Manchester
Industry Sector:
Stakeholder Engagement Jobs
Job Category:
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
£25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Start Date:
Ricardo Energy & Environment
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Role Title: Communications Executive

Location: Harwell / London / Manchester / Bristol / flexible

Salary: �25,000 - �30,000

This is a fabulous opportunity to join a supportive and sociable team of marketing and communications experts who are truly passionate about what the work they do!

Are you a passionate and experienced individual seeking to join a busy & innovative Communications and Engagement Team as a Communications Executive? If so, apply within!

About Ricardo:

Ricardo Energy & Environment is a leading sustainability consultancy combining energy, climate change, environmental and chemical risk expertise with strong IT and economics capability. Operating across the world, we work in partnership with our customers to help transform the way they work, empowering business leaders with award winning consultancy advice. With unrivalled sector insight and a reputation for producing innovative solutions, we offer a stimulating and rewarding environment in which to work.

We are seeking a dedicated Communications Executive to deliver communications activities on behalf of our customers.

From day one, you’ll be part of a team supporting environmental consultants in delivering communications and engagement projects to support some of the company’s largest customers. To be successful in the role you will have strong communications and/or marketing capability and be particularly proficient in writing for an external audience and demonstrably experience in impactful social media engagement.

As part of the Communications and Engagement team, you’ll find support and mentoring from within the team. You will manage your time across several projects, contributing in all phases - from helping to deliver communication strategies and plans, to delivering integrated campaigns and content for digital and traditional channels.

Key accountabilities:

* Manage and implement an effective social media programme on behalf of our customers.
* Draft and edit copy for digital channels, such as for use on websites, in social media, for brochures and creating news.
* Create communications campaigns to attract (and retain) website visitors, registrations and support in building a network of interested / engaged stakeholders
* To maintain websites - including copy writing and page development
* Liaise with a wide range of external stakeholders including customer marketing contacts, senior management of customers and third-party companies, elected officials and members of NGOs.

Key competencies and experience:

* Enthusiastic and flexible – you are passionate about communications work in all forms
* Good attention to detail – you take pride in the high-quality of your work you deliver
* Excellent communication and presentation skills – you are comfortable engaging with internal and external stakeholders (irrespective of level of the organisation)
* Solid understanding of marketing analytics and reporting – you enjoy understanding the outcome and impact of what you do and know how to clearly communicate it to others
* A proactive and engaged member of the communications team – you enjoy being part of a team and value building close relationship with team members
* In depth understanding of how social media is best used and demonstrable experience of having an impact with the channel – you are confident and experience with social media, knowing how to get the most from it
* Effective writing capability that engages audiences – you like to get under the skin of people’s drivers to create compelling writing
* Strong computer / software literacy – you are proficient using a wide range of core general (e.g. Office) and marketing specific (e.g. email automation and CMS) programmes and feel comfortable learning new ones

Working here:

This is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with the opportunity to make a difference. You will have a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with us through our broad range of projects, mentoring opportunities and a personalised approach to your learning and development.

We are always keen to hear from people who have driven, ambition and a flair for innovative thinking.

We have an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach.

Our People are important to us and we take pride in our wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals including flexible working, carers policy, mental health first aiders and readily available support through our extensive Employee Assistance programme.

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.

Ricardo Energy & Environment has an ambitious diversity, equality, and inclusion approach as explained in this message by our CEO (

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