Group Communications Manager


Job Details


UK Chippenham Head Office - 12189

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time



Closing Date

23/08/2019 16:00

Role Overview

Wincanton is currently seeking a talented Group Communications Manager to join our Central Marketing team based in our Chippenham Head Office. The key focuses of the role are to 

  • Drive and manage awareness of Wincanton, building and protecting our external reputation in the media and amongst key influencers across the UK and Ireland, clearly positioning the company as a leader in the digitised supply chain.
  • Oversee all this activity with excellent PR, effective internal and external communications, public affairs and the development of a strong and positive overall Wincanton's identity and brand.
  • Have accountability for measuring engagement and ROI, with the ability to interpret results and lead by experience and knowledge to amend and improve results ongoing to ensure success.

About You

This role requires someone with excellent communication experience across both external press/reputational exposure. With a solid grounding in all communications, this role will see you build outstanding relationships with key stakeholders and be comfortable multi-tasking and working in a fast-paced environment. Communications qualifications (eg CIPR) would be desirable as would previous experience of handling crisis communications and working on complex policy issues

About Us

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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