Head of Communications

Role: Head of Communications

Location:   Central London (London Bridge Office) 
Position:  Permanent
Closing date:  Applications considered on a rolling basis

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Communications to join a global effort to influence investors, governments and banks to shift capital to climate change solutions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for communications and marketing activities that support:

  • increased institutional investor engagement
  • continuing rapid growth in global green bond issuance
  • fast take-up of Climate Bonds certification
  • public sector adoption of prescriptions for mobilising capital

Key Tasks

  • Planning, co-ordinating, executing and tracking the performance of marketing and communication campaigns
  • Managing the communications team
  • Working with the wider team to ensure consistent messaging across all channels
  • Leading traditional and social media efforts including:
  • Managing media activity: media stories; press enquiries, the expansion of the journalist network, pitches to journalists, nurturing of media relationships and reporting on media coverage via a monthly media digest
  • Supervising social media: the management of Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube, the regular production and update of website content, and managing technical team to deliver website enhancements
  • Providing actionable insights and sharing these with the wider team
  • Managing the internal communications pipeline
  • Contributing to CBI’s programmes by delivering fit-for-purpose communications, including co-ordination of speaking engagements
  • Acting as the brand guardian and making sure the brand is represented well in all externally facing communications.

 

Requirements

Essential

  • Extensive experience in planning and execution of communications and marketing plans
  • Confidence in managing a global team, and building relationships with colleagues in other countries
  • B2B experience, ideally within the institutional investor segment
  • Ability to turn complex scientific and financial subject matter into accessible and interesting content.
  • Experience creating engaging social media content
  • Ability to communicate concepts to a range of target audiences
  • Ability to spot data trends and articulate key findings
  • Flexible and able to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent English communication skills, written and verbal
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Useful

  • Interest in and knowledge of finance and of climate change issues.
  • Ideally experience of working in an international, high-growth, entrepreneurial environment
  • Proficiency in a second key language, such as Chinese, Spanish, French, Bahasa Indonesian or Japanese

Next Steps

Applications or enquiries to recruitment@climatebonds.net