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Marketing Communications Officer

  • Job reference: R-024448
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Bristol
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Why not...

Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing some 8,500 people in the UK. We are a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure.

Atkins requires a Marketing and Communications professional to join its UK & Europe marketing and communications team. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic marketing and communications team that is responsible for delivering marketing campaigns that support the objectives of the UK business.

The successful candidate will be responsible for implementing strategic multi-channel marketing communications campaigns and activity that continue to position Atkins as a leading design, engineering and project management consultancy. The role involves working across our UK business to help promote products, services and propositions across a range of complex markets. You will work on a range of marketing activities with a focus on event management and digital marketing. There is huge variety in the role and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to promote the full range of work that we do.  

Working with a range of stakeholders, this is a challenging role and one which comes with a great opportunity to use your creative flair to promote our services and people to an external audience.

The role may be suitable for a recent graduate who is looking for the opportunity to progress with a career in marketing.

This role is currently being advertised as maternity cover Fixed term contract for 10 months.

The role can be based in Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff or London


• Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant discipline
• Professional qualification from a relevant discipline would be preferred, but not essential

Essential Criteria

  • A creative flair with an ability to help design captivating marketing campaigns using online and offline tactics, with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent written skills and the ability to write professional compelling web and marketing copy
  • Experience in events organisation as you will be helping to plan and execute our presence at a range of client-focused events and conferences
  • Experience in some elements of digital marketing e.g. paid social advertising, direct email and social media
  • High levels of initiative and confidence to come up with, share and deliver ideas
  • Proactive, highly organised and able to work simultaneously on multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • A self-starter who can work independently as part of a remote-based team and roll their sleeves up to deliver exceptional work 
  • A team player, able to establish great collaborative working relationships

Desirable Criteria
Knowledge of the environments/markets that the organisation operates in


  • Working alongside a team of marketing managers to deliver marketing communications, project and campaign plans in line with the business strategy using a range of online and offline channels
  • Plan and manage the company’s presence at trade events including developing briefs for exhibitions stands, writing and producing event materials and preparing event reports  
  • Research and write compelling content to be used across all marketing communications channels including campaign material, reports, thought leadership articles, speeches, case studies, social media and website content
  • Create and deliver digital marketing plans aligned to campaigns including social media, paid social advertising and direct email 
  • Plan and deliver a broad range of in-house events from round table events to stakeholder receptions
  • Develop creative briefs and work with creative agencies to deliver their best
  • Work with the wider marketing and communications team to ensure seamless delivery of region wide campaigns ensuring maximised impact and return on investment working with external partners and suppliers as appropriate

The Individual
The successful candidate will be motivated, creative, a collaborative team player and willing to try new approaches to achieve results. The role will be well suited to someone who is driven to learn and develop, and who wants the opportunity to stretch and broaden their skills. The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be comfortable dealing with a diverse range of people. The role may be suitable for a recent graduate who is looking for the opportunity to progress with a career in marketing.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss a flexible or part-time working pattern for this vacancy. For roles advertised under the category of flexible working we would encourage you to explore the flexible working options we are able to offer during the interview process.


Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.

Security Clearance: 
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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