Head of Communications and Engagement

  • Vacancy Title
  • Head of Communications and Engagement
  • Company
  • Sunbelt Rentals
  • Location
  • Warrington
  • Job Category / Type
  • Marketing
  • Job Description
  • It\'s an exciting time to join Sunbelt Rentals UK, part of the successful and growing FTSE 100 Ashtead Group and the UK leader in equipment rental with a strong commitment to new innovative technologies and sustainable ways of working. Together, our team of specialists provide rental equipment and managed solutions into every market and sector including: construction, industrial, energy, infrastructure, government and events. 
     
    In 2020 we re-branded our business and brought together our family of leading product and solution providers, making it easier for customers to access our equipment and expertise. Our vision is to \"own the future of rental” and deliver a World-Class equipment rental service to our customers. Join us and you can help make this vision a reality as we take our Communications and Engagement strategy to the next level.
     
    In the new role of Head of Communications and Engagement you\'ll be responsible for developing and delivering an internal and external communications strategy that supports the business strategy and change agenda.  You\'ll take the lead on company-wide and international change and digital transformation projects, leading the communication workstreams as we continue to transform and grow the business for the future. 
     
    Naturally, we’re looking for the highest calibre candidate. You’ll be viewed as the best in your field, a thought leader with credibility and who has the respect of all those who you come into contact with. Supporting our CEO and Executive team to articulate our vision and ideas, you\'ll enjoy using your influencing skills to deliver key strategic messages to empower, engage and energise your colleagues and external stakeholders to bring them with us on our journey. 
     
    A highly skilled relationship-builder, you\'ll manage a small team, external partners and specialist agencies to deliver employee and stakeholder communications plans whilst also nurturing strong internal relationships across Marketing, HR, Business Units and our depot network to ensure a comprehensive and joined-up approach to delivering communications services. With a strong commitment to people development, you\'ll use your leadership skills to coach and increase capability in others, actively promote the sharing of knowledge and innovative best practice and the adoption of up to date and digital practices.