We have an ambitious agenda and our people have a shared passion to create change for our members and the UK’s financial services.

The Financial Services Skills Commission is dynamic and high profile. Each team member plays a valuable role and is encouraged to reach their full potential, supported by their colleagues. Our people are highly motivated, committed and talented individuals. As a new organisation this is an exciting time for our team, being able to shape our work and think creatively about how to achieve change.  We offer a competitive total reward package that provides the opportunity for personal and professional growth.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results.  When we are recruiting we welcome applications from a diverse pool of candidates and are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that potential employees may need in order to be successful.

We support agile working and are happy to consider options around this during hiring or when the need arises.  Agile working can mean; part-time, job share, reduced hours, compressed hours, home-working and other flexible arrangements.

Communications and Operations Manager ( FTC – 31 March 2023 )

Salary: £51,878 plus benefits
Closing date: 18 February  2021, 8am

The Financial Services Skills Commission is looking for a Communications and Operations Manager to join our team and lead on creating, delivering and managing high-quality communications to promote the work and raise the profile of the Commission .

About this opportunity

The Communications and Operations Manager role is a high profile, influential and exciting opportunity in the Financial Services Skills Commission, which is working at the heart of the UK Financial Services sector to improve skills in the industry.

You will help to shape and communicate the activity of the Financial Services sector on skills as we work with our members and others to grow and diversify the pool of talent in the UK.  As Communications and Operations Manager for the organisation you will be responsible for creating and delivering high quality, engaging and impactful communications to promote the work and raise the profile of the Commission and its work to our wide range of stakeholders.

You will also play a key role in the operation of the Commission as an independent limited company supporting our work, through project management, member relations, financial monitoring and our responsibilities as a limited company.  The role involves regular engagement with communications, press, marketing and finance colleagues in our partners organisation TheCityUK as well as our members and other stakeholders to ensure smooth running of our operations.

What we are looking for

You have experience of leading, developing and managing communications across various channels for a range of audiences.

You are curious and inquisitive, able to create and shape communications to support our ambitions.

You are passionate about this agenda and have a proven ability to build relationships with partners to create change.

To apply for Communications and Operations Manager role, please submit a CV and covering letter that details how you meet the person specification to

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The closing date for applications is 18 February 2021 at 8am.

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