Communications Manager

Shoreham-By-Sea, West Sussex
competitive salary
07 Jun 2018
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed term
Full Time

Shoreham Port is a modern, forward thinking Port, located on the outskirts of Brighton. A rare opportunity has arisen for a Communications Manager to lead on the Port’s stakeholder engagement, event management and communications. A highly varied role in a dynamic and rewarding environment. Could you be our next Communications Manager?


Main duties, tasks and responsibilities

 Lead on all stakeholder engagement activity - correspondence, coordinating activity and follow up PR.

 Build partnerships with local organisations that support the Port’s stakeholder engagement strategy.

 Management (full project plan, budgeting and delivery) of all Port events such as community boat trips, Port tours, stakeholder meetings and the annual customer day for example.

 Management of communications team.

 Produce key marketing material for the Port including PORTlife, Annual Report and other publications, including copy, images and creative input.

 Maintenance and development of the Port’s website.

 Proof read weekly press releases and coordinate handling of press enquiries.

 Gather photographs for the Port’s marketing material.

 Represent the Port at related networking events, helping to raise the Port’s profile.


Key skills

 Excellent written and verbal communication skills that can be adapted for effective internal communication and for external stakeholder and customer engagement.

 Proven track record in event management

 Prioritisation – ability to work to tight deadlines

 People management experience

 Previous CMS experience and social media savvy

 Creative

 Team player

 Professional qualification in communications/marketing desirable but not essential

What you’ll get from us

 A competitive salary

 Exceptional defined benefit pension scheme

 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

 Other wide ranging benefits 13 month fixed term contract (maternity cover)

Closing Date: The closing date is Friday 29th June 2018, with interviews being held on Wednesday 11th and Friday 13th July.

Application Method: Please download an application form from the jobs page of our website and submit your application to:

Further Information: To find out more about us please visit our website – For full details about this vacancy and a copy of the job description please visit