Assistant Communications Manager

Job reference: 128541BR Previous
Location: London, Kings Place
Function area: Communications and PR
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Secondment
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week
Assistant Communications Manager
Fixed Term Contract/Secondment until October 2021

Key Responsibilities• Brief and support response team of content creators
• Liaise regularly with global agency partners
• Support Comms Managers in development and creation of global toolkits
• Creation and management of content calendars and plans
• Lead in day to day smooth running of organized newsroom
• Detail oriented, ensure exceptional quality and on time delivery
• Maintain communication between other comms teams, and between newsroom comms manager projects
• Liaise regularly with global brand teams and business partners
A bit about you…
• Experience of working with agencies and working on integrated comms campaigns
• Experience in Crisis management and internal communications
• Collaborative mindset
• Ability to deliver a Right the First Time brief
• Excellent stakeholder management and relationship skills
• Ability to work in a highly matrix organisation
• Excellent Relationship building skills
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
A bit about us…
At Walgreens Boots Alliance – Global Brands, we believe in being PIONEERING, INSPIRATIONAL and CONNECTING with people. Our market leading brands such as No7, Liz Earle, Soap&Glory and YourGoodSkin touch the lives of millions all over the world. We put the consumer at the heart of everything we do using real time insights to activate brands and products on a global scale. With a passionate and innovative approach to Beauty and Healthcare, we are shaping the future of health and wellbeing for everyone. We are part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, a global leader in pharmacy-led retail with more than 18,500 stores globally, helping people live happier and healthier lives.
What we can offer you:
We offer the chance to work in a consumer led environment with the chance to make an impact on a global scale. With a truly entrepreneurial mind-set, we recognise the importance of a diverse workforce who work collaboratively with shared values and ambition. We invest in our people by challenging you and developing you, and provide a great local reward scheme including:

• Competitive Salary
• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays & option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Market leading staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen and Dry Cleaning
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardshipIf you have any queries regarding this vacancy – please contact

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. To learn more about our functions, explore our brands and find opportunities all over the globe please visit: