Graduate Opportunity

Communications Manager

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About us 

In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

You will receive 

  • Competitive salary plus bonus, pension, private healthcare and other great benefits.

Thales - Who are We?

Together, we clarify the confoundingly complicated problems our customers face across the realms of engineering and technology. So whether you’re a graduate or undergraduate, join us. Because together, we are Thales.

Reporting to the UK Head of External Communications, the Communications Manager will work within our Ground Transportation business and be responsible for creating and implementing an effective communications strategy aligned to key business priorities.

Our Transport business in the UK is evolving, offering new digital services and with aspirations to break into adjacent markets. Having an ability to develop messages that align to these objectives, build a reputation and help position for business winning is essential.

Active stakeholder management is paramount to the success of this role, so you will need to build and foster productive relationships with internal stakeholders to understand their needs and priorities.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to add value and to be a part of Thales's growth story. You will have the chance to work for a leading multinational diverse organisation that is at the forefront of delivering extraordinary high technology solutions.

Your key accountabilities

  • Build constructive and effective relationships to develop a deep understanding of business needs.
  • Devise and implement an external communications strategy that will drive value and have the highest impact.
  • Routinely review the communications portfolio of activities to ensure delivery and success using outcome-focused metrics.
  • Work closely with the communications leadership team to identify individual and team opportunities to continuously improve communications delivery across the business.

Your skills and experience

  •  A proven track record of delivering a successful external communications strategy
  • The ability to influence and build effective relationships with senior internal stakeholders
  • Has a comprehensive understanding of B2B/B2G communications tactics and their appropriate usage
  • Ability to identify a story and produce engaging content
  • Excellent organisational, planning, project management and time management skills
  • Rail industry experience an advantage but not essential.


How to Apply

Job ID Number: R0070362
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  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • London
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Town & Transport Planning
  • Transport

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