Communications Manager

Communications Manager

Communications Managers are responsible for overseeing internal and external communications, enabling their team to create fresh content in blogs, social media posts, newsletters and websites. If you enjoy building relationships, writing and creating valuable and engaging content, then a career in Communications could be for you.

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Average Salary

£50,000 - £70,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Develop and implement a communications strategy to promote the company’s mission, products and services
  • Create and manage a budget for communication activities
  • Oversee the creation of communication materials, such as social media posts, articles and newsletters
  • Provide guidance and support to other areas of the company
  • Serve as a spokesperson for the company when needed


  • Adaptability
  • Analytical thinking
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Project management
  • Sales and marketing


  • GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels
  • Communications or relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Level 5 NVQ or equivalent T Level in Communications or related subject
  • Level 7 Diploma or equivalent PGCE or PGDip or PGCert
  • Level 7 Degree Apprenticeship in Communications or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Level 7 Award
  • Level 7 Certificate
  • Level 7 Diploma
  • Level 5 NVQ

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