Communications Assistant - JPMorgan - Bournemouth

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
4 months
From:
Hays Plc - JP Morgan
Place:
Dorset
Date:
01/05/2013
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
467996

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Here at JPMorgan, we are looking for a Communications Assistant to join the team to cover the current incumbents' sabbatical. The Communications team are responsible for the internal and external communications for the Bournemouth campus. These communications include the internal newsletter, advertising internal events and workshops, interacting with the local media, Public Relations, philanthropy and liaising with stakeholders throughout the local community.

As part of a team of 2, this is a fast-paced and deadline driven environment where you are constantly under pressure delivering interesting and topical information to the campus of over 4000 employees.

Job Description:

As the Communication Assistant, you shall report into the Communications Manager and be responsible for the following:

  • Compile, design and distribute the internal email newsletter Bournemouth Bulletin' on a fortnightly basis - this includes ensuring correct information is gathered from stakeholders throughout the bank on topics such as the new shuttle bus schedules, end of year financial reports or a request for volunteers for a new philanthropy effort. You shall compose short narratives on these events and reports to be included on the bulletin.
  • Management and administration of the content of the Intranet site, ensuring content is regularly reviewed and updated.
  • Proof-reading and sense checking information given by stakeholders before its release to the campus.
  • Management of notice boards, plasma screens and displays, including design of posters - ensuring information is up to date and design is easy to read and captures readers' attention.
  • Track Bournemouth events, campaigns and displays on the internal calendar
  • Provide support, co-ordination and advice on event management.
  • Manage the Communications department mailbox, responding to feedback in a timely manner and escalating queries as and when necessary.
  • Create and distribute emails to the Bournemouth Campus eg announcements, events, career opportunities etc.
  • Provide effective administrative support to the Communications Manager and the Site Planning & Support Manager.
  • Administrative tasks eg processing external invoices using the Oracle system
  • Maintain Financial Budget using Excel spreadsheet

Key Skills:

  • This is an exciting and challenging position for an individual with a background within Communications/Marketing or someone who is looking for a role in this field.
  • Communications/Marketing experience preferable
  • Strong communications skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to compose text on events and information at short notice
  • Excellent MS Office skills in particular PowerPoint
  • Ability to learn new internal systems and processes
  • Ability to work in a results-driven and deadline motivated environment where you often need to respond urgently

Hours:

  • Standard working hours - 9am - 5pm

Location:

  • Chaseside Campus, Bournemouth

On offer is a 4 month role paying a competitive hourly rate covering the current Assistants' sabbatical.