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018SC - Communications Assistant

Location - Glasgow
Start date - September 2024 for 1 full year
Salary - £23, 151
Discipline – Communications/Marketing/Business


The successful candidate will be working with an international energy company that owns and operates electricity transmission and distribution networks in Central and Southern Scotland, Merseyside, Cheshire, North Shropshire and North & Mid Wales. This company keeps the power flowing to around 3.5m homes and businesses, it operates in a government regulated environment with targets set by the UK regulator Ofgem and is central to delivering the UK’s Net Zero ambitions to tackle climate change. The company have supported award winning Year in Industry students for many years with great success stories.


The company are seeking a bright enthusiastic student to support the Communications Team. Undergraduate/Postgraduate studying for a degree related to Communications and Marketing or Business will be considered for this position.


Key Accountabilities
Work with our communication team to develop and execute integrated internal and external communications plans on key business activities (ranging from employee engagement and recognition to showcasing innovation and supporting the external brand, awareness and safety campaigns). Provide support for the development of communication material and strategies and measurement to evaluate the success of your campaigns


Activities and Responsibilities
- Establish and maintain a network of stakeholders and work with message owners, business contacts and user groups, ensuring that internal and external communications meet user requirements.
- Develop and implement processes and procedures to encourage a consistent approach to managing business content updates and to maintain control of, and look and feel of, social media, internal portal and website.
- Collect data to measure, evaluate and report on the success of all communication channels to ensure communications are of a high quality, effective and delivered to agreed timescales and budget.
- Create and develop consistent multimedia communication content and stories that can be published across a wide range of communication channels, with a particular focus on social media platforms.
- Benchmark innovative and leading-edge communications solutions using new technology to establish and cultivate a contemporary communication culture.
- Work as part of the Communications team across the Company to share information, knowledge and experience.
- Creation of operational reports and coordination of the communication programme planner.


Critical Factors
Should have a reasonable business/marketing & communications acumen awareness/knowledge and good knowledge of MS Office and Social Media.


Ideally the person would have had a part time job previously to demonstrate business/communications practices and awareness.


- MS Office
- Analytical skills e.g. spreadsheets
- Good standard of written English
- Basic awareness or experience of business practices, including marketing/communications
- Awareness and experience of social media channels
- Interpersonal Skills
- Ability to work on own initiative
- Proactive problem solver
- Good communicator
- Team player
- Comfortable presenting to a small audience on a subject they are knowledgeable about


To apply for this role, please ensure you meet the eligibility criteria (correct level of education, any location specific requirements, nationality and specific subjects/degrees) and then once you are confident you do, click here to go to our applications page.


Or you can email for further information or any queries.

018SC - Communications Assistant

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