Lidl Recruitment – Corporate Communications Senior Manager

Website Lidl GB

Job Description:

The successful candidate for this role will be responsible for building and managing the profile of the company as well as assessing risk and protecting the reputation of the business. Working in a vibrant and extremely fast-paced environment, this role will attract a candidate who is excited by problem solving and being able to quickly and calmly react to changing scenarios on a daily basis, whilst working closely with senior stakeholders across the business. A strong and substantive background in corporate communications, with experience working across public affairs, will enable the successful candidate to hit the ground running.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and analysing potential threats to the reputation of the business, and managing risk
  • Developing company messaging and communication materials alongside internal stakeholders
  • Managing issues and crisis communication, whilst providing strategic advice to the company
  • Overseeing and managing national, regional and trade business announcements on corporate topics including expansion plans, CSR commitments, and HR policies
  • Overseeing management of Lidl’s busy press office, supporting team with the effective investigation of and response to enquiries
  • Working closely with the board of directors and key stakeholders across the business to provide strategic counsel on corporate affairs
  • Devising and implementing Lidl GB’s corporate communications and public affairs strategies
  • Overseeing all property and expansion communication plans, working closely with regional teams on all proactive and reactive news

Job Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of the media landscape with proven experience working with national retail and business media
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with the ability to persuade and convince
  • A clear and concise communication style with the ability to translate complex topics into simple language that resonates with the business priorities
  • Acute attention to detail and quality awareness
  • Trustworthy and discreet with a respect for confidential information
  • Can demonstrate strategic and risk management skills to plan for varying scenarios and solve potential issues
  • Exceptional writing and communications experience, including the ability to structure and substantiate a persuasive argument, and present confidently to senior stakeholders

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience working across public affairs strategies
  • Experience in implementing projects and processes, and the personal drive to see these through to success

Job Details:

Company: Lidl GB

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Advertising

Job Location: London, Greater London, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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