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Reference: 86573

Date Added: 7 November 2022
Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Job Title: Communications Manager

Working For: Rail Partners Ltd

Location: London

Salary: £35,000-£45,000

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Person specification

Developing and delivering communications that position Rail Partners as a centre of expertise and maximise Rail Partners influence:

  • Supporting the Director of External Affairs and Head of Communications with the tactical delivery of the External Affairs Strategy.
  • Working with colleagues across the External Affairs team and wider organisation to identify appropriate audiences for Rail Partners outputs.
  • Delivering accurate, well written and compelling communications, taking into consideration the outcome the communication is in support of, the message bearer, audience and most appropriate channel.
  • Identifying opportunities for communications/engagement in wider media and stakeholder environment through media, stakeholder and events monitoring.
  • Supporting the Head of Communications in the drafting of proactive and reactive lines and communications and participating in relevant media rotas as required etc.
  • Supporting the delivery of events as required.

Engaging members, the wider industry and third parties:

  • Maintaining a personal network of colleagues across the members, industry and third parties.
  • Delivering effective member communications and newsletters which add value by updating on key events, Rail Partners activity and policy developments.
  • Ensuring and taking responsibility for the accuracy and relevance of information stored on the CRM and other External Affairs systems such as PRGloo.
  • Developing a community of contacts in member organisations that can amplify Rail Partners’ key messages across their own channels.

Building and monitoring the effectiveness of Rail Partners on social and digital channels:

  • Developing an understanding of the rail commentaria’s sentiment on key issues and provide timely monitoring and visibility to Head of Communications and senior management team as issues arise.
  • Working with the Head of Communications to develop and enact strategies which seek to build relationships, inform or rebut commentators.
  • Undertaking responsibility for External Affairs activity on Rail Partners website – posting of press notices etc.
  • Working with the Head of Communications to develop targeted interventions on relevant channels aligned with the overarching External Affairs strategy.

Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Start date: ASAP/Flexible for the right candidate

Interviews will commence Early December

Application Details

Apply through our website:


Application requires CV and covering letter

Further information is available from careers@railpartners.co.uk

Website: http://www.railpartners.co.uk

Additional Notes