Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Stevenage


Role Title and Location: Communications Advisor, Stevenage

Job Ref No: P7588

MBDA Level of role: 4

Reports to: Head of Internal Communications

The Opportunity

As Communications Advisor you will design, develop and deliver a host of information to our internal workforce. You will support the MBDA strategy and key corporate campaigns through the development and delivery of communications strategies and tactical plans. You will establish excellent relationships with stakeholders, delivering high-quality content, including multi-media and consistent messaging.

The Role

Advise stakeholders on communications to ensure that messages are clear, consistent, relevant and interesting, and aligned with the Group strategy.

Empower and support leaders to communicate for themselves and help embed a ‘self-service culture’ of communication.

Develop, plan and implement communications and engagement strategies to inform and motivate our people.

Actively seek feedback and adjust strategies and tactics accordingly.

Establish and maintain a network of key contacts.

Act as a trusted advisor to internal stakeholders on communications best-practice demonstrating return on investment through measurement.

Work with the team to align campaigns and messages for multiple audience groups, securing and sharing content for both internal and external use.

What’s great about joining this team?

You'll work as part of a determine team striving to improve communication across the business to help MBDA succeed.

Get to the heart of key business news items.

You'll take ownership for delivering key events throughout the calendar year.

Work in a defence sector which is key to the nation’s sovereignty.

Build an extensive network of relations with senior and influential members of the MBDA management team.

You'll be part of a wider Communications team with a mix of experience including journalism, corporate communications, media and public affairs.

Work as part of an international team with opportunities for travel across Europe.

What are we looking for?

Experience of matrix, virtual-team working.

Flexibility – leading and actively supporting projects.

Working collaboratively across the team and beyond – involving others and sharing knowledge and information.

Behaviours to help develop and drive best-practice as a communications advisor.

Willingness to develop own skills outside of core competency as part of an integrated communications function.

Good planning and project management skills.

Proactive approach to communications.

Strategic judgement to focus on corporate objectives.

Good influencing skills working with senior stakeholders.

Thoroughness with an attention to detail in particular to written material and with event management.

What would you get?

Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime, subject to level, a contribution-based pension scheme, share incentive plan, discounted private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes, opportunity to travel, and comprehensive training and development opportunities.

Please Note: MBDA UK require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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LinkedIn Group name: Engineering UK (Defence)


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