Senior Communications Manager
Business | Marlow
Head of Marketing Operations
Competitive plus excellent benefits
Softcat is a phenomenally energetic and successful organisation with 9 vibrant offices across the UK, 1500 employees and over 140 strategic partner and supplier relationships, enabling Softcat to deliver business and market-share growth consistently over the past 25 years. The story of Softcat is one driven by an unprecedented ‘people first’ culture that celebrates talent, champions potential and delivers customer-centric technology solutions that support business ambitions.
The marketing function sits at the heart of Softcat’s future market expansion and is accountable for partner marketing, communications, events, promotions, digital, campaign and performance marketing.
Success. The Softcat way.
It’s an exciting time to be at Softcat, one of the UK’s most successful technology solutions businesses. We’ve reached the £1 billion revenue milestone, opened our first offices outside of the UK, and picked up a series of industry awards. We’ve got even bigger plans for the future. So, if you share our drive and ambition, get ready to achieve more from your career. We are Softcat, and we help customers to use technology to succeed, by putting our employees first.
We have created an opportunity for a self-motivated and talented Communications Manager to design and lead the communications strategy for Softcat. This new position offers the opportunity of shaping the Softcat story to inform, educate and inspire internal and external audiences. You will deliver a new level of customer engagement and brand recognition by working collaboratively with wider business stakeholders and other marketing functions to produce the highest quality content and suites of assets that are indisputably award winning.
You will be motivated by the opportunity to plan and execute a 360 degree communications journey with touchpoints ranging from corporate and executive communications, thought leadership, press releases, articles, and media opportunities to engaging ways of sharing the products, services and value propositions we offer.
The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, with exceptional presentation, media and organizational skills.
A true wordsmith with a passion for innovating audience engagement opportunities.
What we need from you
- Extensive track record of success gained within a corporate communications environment executing and innovating communications to support high growth business strategies
- Substantial experience leading communications workflow, workload, resources and strategic projects commensurate with a corporate FTSE 250 technology company
- Able to demonstrate a strong network of influential media relationships, through outstanding communication and interpersonal skills Outstanding time and project management skills
- Degree educated (ideally post-graduate) in English, PR, communications or a closely related field
- A positive, proactive attitude with the ability to work calmly and efficiently under pressure.
We offer a good salary and benefits package including a pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare cash plan and access to Perklife, our dedicated portal for all things perks and benefits at Softcat. It’s designed to give you the flexibility and choice to suit your lifestyle and needs - there really is something for everyone! So whether it’s activity passes or technology discount vouchers you’re after, or you would prefer to buy extra holiday for yourself, or add your partner or family to some of the benefits… it’s entirely up to you. We’ll even give you an extra day’s holiday on top of your usual entitlement on your birthday.
To become part of the success story, please apply below.
Softcat is an inclusive company where you can enjoy the career you want, without changing the person you are. We’re welcoming to all and passionate about promoting greater diversity in the tech sector.