Senior Communications Officer, John Lewis Financial Services

Job Type Marketing & Communications
Region London
Location Victoria
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
07
Closing Date 18/11/2018
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - 12 Months
Salary £34,500 - £46,700
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
35 hours per week
09:00 - 17:30
Monday - Friday

Please note that due to the nature of this role, flexibility and out of hours cover is required.

Duties & Responsibilities

The John Lewis Partnership is more than it's high street branches, we like to offer our customers more than what they can pick up in store. One of these additional services is our John Lewis Financial Services, this includes our Partnership credit card, insurance, loans and currency services.

These services are going to grow and evolve in the future as they become more of a focus for retailers in a competitive market and we need a senior communications officer to help develop the strategy for this and to promote the services we can offer.

Joining the John Lewis Partnership comes with more than a new job and salary, that's just part of the total package. As part of our commitment to Principle 1 “The Partnership's ultimate purpose is the happiness of all its members, through their worthwhile and satisfying employment in a successful business” we offer a range of benefits to our Partners both in and outside of work.

If you want to know more about our full range of benefits, please visit our Careers Website
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Job Requirements

As well as developing the strategy you'll be in charge of creating and delivering PR campaigns as well as reactive media enquires, customer service and issue management.

You'll need to be comfortable with financial services and be able to communicate complex issues in simple terms, removing the jargon to make it clear to all involved.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- Excellent stakeholder management skills
- Financial services experience
- Issues managment experience
- Communications strategy knowledge

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- In-house communications experience
- Consumer brand experience

Please consider the following when making your application:
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early
- Print off the job description now if you require it
- Ensure you have an up-to-date CV

Please note as this position is a secondment/FTC, if the successful applicant is an existing Partner, benefits will remain unchanged.

This role is subject to pre-employment screening checks

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