United Kingdom
City Town
Advertised Department:
Marketing & PR
Advertising Salary
Competitive plus benefits
Eligible for referral
About The Role

Marketing Communications Business Partner (Water Division)

As a Business Partner in the Group Marketing Communications team, you will be the key point of contact for our Water Division, becoming the go-to person for divisional marketing communications needs.

Who you are

Do you have a passion for people and a commitment to keeping them informed, engaged and involved? Have you got a broad experience of marketing, internal and external communications planning, delivery and metrics and the strategic know-how to create marketing communications that deliver results?

If you’re highly organised, exceptional at building and managing stakeholder relationships and ready to get out and about to meet the people and clients who are your key audiences, this role is a great opportunity for you. If you want to make a difference working within a supportive team environment, we would love to hear from you.

You will be a trusted partner to senior stakeholders, operating as the conduit for all marketing communications activity across the Division, ensuring the flow of requirements between the Division and Group Support is well co-ordinated, messaging aligns with the Division business plan and the Group Marketing Communications strategic priorities: Win work, Retain talent and Attract talent. You will measure the impact of delivery, ensuring divisional marketing communications plans are aligned with and underpin M Group Services mission, vision and values and Marketing Communications strategic KPIs.

About M Group Services

In return, we offer a flexible working environment where hybrid working has been embedded. You’ll have the opportunity to be ambitious, working together with people across the Group and the Water Division. Travelling to the many locations across the UK and Ireland where the Water Division is working you will be encouraged to open yourself and others to new ideas and ways of working and empowered to take responsibility for your delivery and the business benefits it brings.

M Group Services is a trusted employer to more than 11,000 people in the UK and Ireland. Operating across 21 businesses in 240 locations, we provide essential infrastructure services in the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors.

M Group Services’ Water Division provides essential infrastructure services through long-term framework agreements to the water and wastewater sectors through a broad range of technical capabilities ranging from asset condition assessment to design, build, commissioning and completion.

We work in a fast-paced environment and our business is constantly growing and evolving. Our central support team, based in Stevenage, has grown rapidly and provides support across our Group and divisions to deliver to our people, our clients and their customers.

As a Group, we recognise that engaging and empowering our people to deliver and grow is pivotal to driving our business forward and achieving continued success. We are committed to creating an environment in which our people feel valued, supported and fulfilled.

The role of Marketing Communications Business Partner will provide a valuable link between the central support services and the people, delivery, capabilities and opportunities of the Water Division and ensure the division is able to maximise the benefit it receives from the centralised Group Marketing Communications team.

As a Marketing Communications Business Partner, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Provide marketing communications counsel to Divisional Senior Leaders
  • Develop, own and manage the delivery of a fully-costed Marketing Communications Plan for the division
  • Work with the Group marketing communications team to ensure the delivery of internal and external, multi-media, targeted marketing communications for the division
  • Report regularly to Senior Leaders on the performance and impact of marketing communications delivery against agreed KPIs
  • Take the lead on the delivery of events for the division
  • Build and maintain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the capabilities and business priorities for the division and its operating businesses
  • Support the delivery of timely editing and proof-reading services
  • Participate in the Group Incident Management Team and Business Continuity arrangements
  • Keep up to date with current affairs, industry trends and competitor activity to identify opportunities and developments.

    What you’ll bring

  • Evidence of strong relationship management skills, with the ability to challenge people.
  • A strategic mindset and a proven track record of delivering timely, practical, innovative and creative marketing communication solutions to complex issues in high profile, often fast-moving situations, both internally and externally.
  • Exceptional planning, organising and prioritisation skills with demonstrable experience of planning, delivering and evaluating the impact of internal and external brand narrative, key messages and content that drive brand awareness and positively manage and develop reputation. Preferably in a multi-brand organisation.
  • Proven track record of delivering internal and external marketing communications through the most appropriate online and traditional channels and tactics for the target audience, messaging and intended outcome.
  • Demonstrable evidence of raising the profile of key areas of performance within a business.
  • Demonstrable evidence of attention to detail, high standards of written communication, adapted to meet the needs of the audience and suitable for the publication channel.
  • Proven track record of exceptional attention to detail and excellent planning and organising skills.
  • Proven track record of using data, analytics and insights to advance effective marketing communications to develop brand awareness and reputation management.
  • Proven track record of leading the delivery of timely, proportionate and accurate communications in business continuity and crisis management situations.
  • Previous sector experience is an advantage.
  • Self-motivation, initiative and enthusiasm.
  • The ability to travel regularly to different locations across the UK and Ireland, the post holder must hold a Valid UK/EU driving licence.
What's in it for you?

As a valued employee of the M Group Services Water Division, you’ll be entitled to: 

  • Company Car or Car Allowance with a range of electric or hybrid vehicles*
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Private Health Care 
  • Discrenary Bonus 
  • Life Assurance
  • Salary Finance - an online portal offering financial support via articles, videos and blogs. You can apply for loans and savings schemes via payroll
  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 days' bank holiday
  • Cycle to work Scheme

Who doesn’t like a discount? You will have access to your ‘My Rewards’ portal. This provides amazing reductions on 1000’s of purchases including Mobile Phone, Utility bills & top retail brand discounts.

Here’s a few so you can see the type of saving’s you can make:

    • Up to 7% discounts on major supermarkets
    • Up to 52% on Cinema tickets
    • Up to 33% on holidays and travel
    • Up to 10% on restaurants and takeaways
    • Up to 25% off gym membership

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

About The Company

M Group Services delivers a range of essential infrastructure services within the water, energy, transport and telecommunications sectors in the UK & Ireland. We have built and maintained relationships with our clients over a number of years and have a strong culture that continuously focuses on safety, operational delivery, efficiency and customer service. We are committed to profitable growth both organically and through acquisitions. M Group Services, a trusted employer to over 10,000 skilled specialists working from 240 locations, operates a divisional structure aligned with its end markets.

At M Group Services we recognise and value the benefits from our workforce diversity. We work hard to build and maintain inclusive environments and develop a culture where our people feel included and valued.

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