Strategic Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Manager

New Permanent

£Competitive + Benefits

London

Posted 2 weeks ago

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Use the power of communications to make a better world.

Purpose

BT are building and leading the UK digital skills movement with one simple ambition: to use the power of communications to make a better world, for their customers, for their communities and for society. 

Opportunity

BT's ambition is to create a team to help continue to define, design and deliver their most ambitious, future-looking strategy to date - to provide digital skills, support and empowerment to individuals, led by the Digital Impact and Sustainability (DI&S) team. 

Acre is proud to be working with BT to identify individuals to join the business across a range of roles; from digital literacy and the role of AI, through to human rights and climate change, all with the purpose to build more inclusive societies; made from a modern blend of skillsets required where performance and purpose meet. 

Organisation

BT is a technology company respected for their research, innovation and brand, capable of achieving positive impact at scale. They support emergency services, hospitals and banks, keeping economies around the world online, safe and secure, whilst also delivering large scale technology infrastructure like the creation of BT Sport. They have relationships with a wide range of customers, including 30m consumers, 1m businesses and around 1,500 multinational corporations. 

BT is evolving in response to significant change in market conditions, regulation and competition. Their ambition is to build a leadership position in creating a more productive relationship with digital technology. This is an exciting time to join an influential organisation. 

Strategic Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Manager

Reporting into the Senior Manager, Strategy, Reporting & Governance you will be the communications lead internally and externally for the Digital Impact & Sustainability (DI&S) team, articulating progress and milestones of the 'Be Tomorrow' campaign and igniting intrigue among BT's customer base.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop content and materials to engage and influence BT's customer base around Digital Impact and Sustainability topics
  • Directly lead customer engagement on the full range of sustainability topics
  • Prepare board-level presentations and papers for use at regular board sessions
  • Write speeches on digital impact and sustainability for use by senior leaders at events e.g. Davos
  • Oversees and develops engaging content on digital impact and sustainability which features on the BT.com pages and internally for colleagues via the intranet

You will prove influential in ensuring Digital Impact and Sustainability topics inspire colleagues internally, including at c-suite and that externally it supports larger customer engagement and acquisition, positioning BT at the forefront of the agenda.

Experience Required:

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills, including writing board-level papers and speeches for c-suite
  • Ability to influence and inspire colleagues internally, and stakeholders externally
  • Track record in supporting secure large customers through articulating the sustainability proposition
  • Experience in a sustainability communications/corporate affairs capacity
  • Strong commercial acumen

This exciting role presents an opportunity to position BT's DI&S team as a purpose driven leader in the technology industry and achieve a company-wide ambition to upskill 10 million people in digital skills by 2025.

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Talk to an Acre consultant about this role:

Liam Goldsworthy 0207 400 5570

Job Ref. BBBH8585