Join our Graduate Development Scheme to kick start a prosperous career. You will join at an exciting time, with several other like-minded Graduates. As a Graduate, you will be appointed a mentor and will have regular appraisals to support your development, on the job learning and formalised training including the opportunity to attain professional qualifications.
The Graduate PR & Digital Communications Reporter will play a key role in creating and delivering engaging and inspiring content across a range of internal and external communication channels. The successful candidate will be able to write, present and interview people as well as have the technical know-how to edit and polish the content so can be published across all our current and future internal and external channels. The post holder will ensure our presence on the communications channels helps to deliver our business plan objectives and delivers key messages effectively to our agreed target audiences.
You will be joining a small but vibrant and friendly in-house communications and marketing team at an employer of choice in the North East. You could be doing anything from creating targeted online and print campaigns, to organising events. Such a diverse business offers a wide range of exciting communication opportunities and experience which few other firms can match.
Being creative, thinking big and telling great stories about what The Banks Group is doing and why – there’s a new and exciting challenge every day in our comms team.
Show us you’re hungry to communicate our key messages to our key stakeholders, and we’ll give you every opportunity to create your own success and build your career.
The successful candidate will be able to write new stories, copy and scripts appropriate for each audience, conduct interviews, present to camera as well as edit and polish content into a publishable format. In this way it would suit a journalism / mass communications graduate.
Support the communications manager, in conjunction with our external agencies, on the day-to-day management of our internal and external communications, including:
Create an awareness and interest within our key target stakeholders driving traffic to engage with our digital content and that of our third-party advocates
Monitor, analyse and report on the performance of digital channels / activities using tools like Google Analytics, feeding back to stakeholders, and using the data to inform future activities
Prioritise and schedule work effectively, anticipating problems, sign off delays and procedures and adjusting the allocation of resources and time accordingly
Work with relevant colleagues and external partners to develop, manage and implement the digital side of integrated marketing campaigns – participate in regular departmental and cross departmental progress meetings and proof-read as required
Attend events, photo shoots, external liaison / stakeholder meetings and functions as and when relevant – using Banks Group DSLR cameras, video recorders and mobile phones as appropriate
Comply with and help us keep our policies and procedures current so they are up-to-date and fit for purpose in a digital / pictorial age
To act responsibly with data held by Banks Group that you have access to as part of your role, adhering to the provided guidelines and policies and reporting any concerns or possible breaches to Banks Group’s data protection and compliance officer
The post holder will work across a range of projects in the organisation and therefore effective working relationships will need to be formed with various internal teams and senior managers across the business, external stakeholders, and suppliers.
The position reports to our Communications Manager.
The role is based at our head office in Meadowfield in Durham, with travel to all Banks Group projects around United Kingdom expected.
The deadline for applications is 10 September 2021. Please be aware that successful candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre w/c 13 September 2021.
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter detailing your relevant experience to: firstname.lastname@example.org For further information contact The Banks Group Human Resources Department on 0191 378 6100.
The Banks Group is committed to equality of opportunity.