Head of Brand and Communications

Head of Brand and Communications Manchester, England

Full Time Manchester, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

What's the role?

You will lead a team of Brand and Communication Specialists, to provide specialised services in the areas of branding, design, marketing communications, and event management. Responsible to implement policies, guidelines, and procedures and support the implementation of the Northern Europe Branding & Communication strategy.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating solutions that build a better future. Where there is pride and a sense of belonging across our 120 locations, carrying right into our lives and homes. Where people are exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers. Hilti is very proud to be ranked as the UK's 12th best large organisation to work for in the Great Place to Work survey.

What does the role involve?

As the Head of Brand and Communications (Northern Europe) you will recruit, coach, develop, manage, appraise and motivate the Northern Europe Brand and Communications team. You will champion, own and drive campaign development, creation, implementation, and evaluation across the Northern Europe Region, including the Hub in Manchester and the Market Organisation teams in Sweden: Denmark: Finland and Ireland.

You will develop the Brand and Communication strategy for the region and drive implementation across all online and offline touchpoints along the customer journey and the region. You will drive the strategy but also support and take a hands-on approach to delivery through leadership and coaching by example.

You will take responsibility for brand experience across all customer touchpoints, working with all channel owners to optimise user experience, whilst being a key consulting partner for Corporate Social Responsibility projects and Employer branding topics in cooperation with HR, Heads of Departments, Internal communications and other internal stakeholders.

Once again Hilti has been awarded as a Great Place to Work®. We are proud to rank 8th in Best Workplaces in the World!

What do we offer?

We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a reward package that reflects this. Some of our benefits include:

  • Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
  • 6% employer pension contributions
  • Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company vehicle and fuel card for sales roles
  • 33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
  • Paid leave to work on charitable projects
  • Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
  • Different ways to work flexibly, including working from home and compressed hours
  • Employee resource groups focused on gender, mental health, race, disability, LGBTQ+ and sustainability topics
  • Trips to locations such as Milan, New York and global HQ for high performers across all teams
Our Regional Head Office is based at Circle Square in Central Manchester, where we are located a short walk from Oxford Rd train station and St Peter's Square tram stop. We offer a hybrid working pattern between the office and home and different ways to work flexibly so please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.

What you need is:

  • Degree in Marketing and/or business administration
  • Extensive background in communications, branding, PR preferably in B2B as well as B2C environment
  • Analytical thinker with creative and excellent communication skills and proactive attitude
  • Strong team leadership skills and ability to effectively engage and manage a range of different stakeholders at senior levels
  • Project management experience in strategic topics
  • Experience in brand strategy definition
  • Experience in campaign and content creation from idea to delivery and evaluation
  • An excellent standard of spoken and written English

Who should apply?

Hilti is where your best belongs . We are an equal opportunity employer and value the contributions of all our team members regardless of sex, gender identity/expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or family status.

Please DO NOT apply for multiple roles - the team will assign you where your skills are the best fit.

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