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Communications Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We have an excellent role that has come available for a Communications Officer based at our Salford office.  The ideal candidate will ensure Brand and Communication initiatives remain focused on delivering against business objectives, protecting and enhancing the brand, and contributing to employee engagement.

Role Responsibility

The role will involve working closely with the Senior Communications Manager to positively contribute to effective and engaging communication and campaigns across two segments. You will also help to ensure Sodexo’s brand, messages, and purpose are communicated effectively and are accessible to internal and external audiences using a wide range of channels and tools. The right candidate will work with both the Healthcare and Education segments to enhance the profile of both segments through proactive media liaison and engagement in consultation with Sodexo public relations team and to maintain and enhance segment social media presence and provide content for social media channels as appropriate.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ideally experience working for a large organisation in a similar role (minimum 1 year).
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and co-ordinate projects with minimal guidance.
  • Some experience of developing and executing plans that utilise a wide variety of media including various digital platforms/ channels.
  • Social Media and digital experience.
  • Willingness to learn, the ability to work independently on projects and a passion for communications.
  • Good interpersonal skills to develop relationships at all levels

Package Description

Competitive Salary + bonus

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more.

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to further engage ex-forces personnel and reservists.  Those applying for roles with us who meet the essential criteria advertised under the ‘ideal candidate’ on the vacancy advertised are guaranteed to progress within the selection process.


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