Do you want to make a difference and work with some of the world’s leading companies, helping them to articulate their strategies and equity story through digital and print media? Are you intellectually curious and a strong finisher? Are you excited about sustainable transformation and purpose-driven storytelling? Do you strive on exchanging ideas and working in a supporting culture?
We are looking for candidates with strong financial and corporate communications skills, with an emphasis on developing a compelling corporate narrative for investor and wider stakeholder audiences and on growing successful client relationships.
With the rise and rise of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) up the corporate agenda, an interest in sustainability is also an important aspect of this role. Boards are increasingly expected – and required – to incorporate sustainability considerations, including ESG-related issues and climate action, into their decision-making at a strategic and operational level, resulting in a strong trend towards integrated reporting where sustainability is incorporated into all key aspects of corporate reporting.
The Communications and Reporting Consultant sits within the Insight team at Black Sun and works on a range of reporting and communications projects. Working closely with our Corporate Reporting and Sustainability Consultancy Directors for strategic and technical advice, the Communications and Reporting Consultant will be driving the development of strategic relationships and consultancy work for clients – assessing needs, formulating strategies, defining, and realising deliverables
They will also work closely with all parts of the Black Sun business – helping to win new business, developing strategic roadmaps for clients, delivering projects on-time and to a high quality and contributing to Black Sun’s award-winning thought leadership and best practice consultancy. By joining us you will be working on a hybrid model and have a wonderful opportunity to explore our picturesque offices in Bishops park, Putney bridge.
Key role responsibilities
Research and thought leadership
Skills and experience:
Come join Black Sun
Across the globe, there is a powerful movement demanding that business focus on purpose, sustainability, and wider value creation. It has never been more important for business to build and maintain trust with their key audiences.
And that’s where we come in! We are a new company for this new world – a partner to some of the biggest brands and businesses worldwide – helping them to engage with these audiences, build enduring relationships and spark positive change through inspiring communications.
As our world rapidly changes, our focus remains constant. At heart we are storytellers, we define articulate and shape the value creation story, bringing it to life across different channels and communications formats. Our team is made up of over 130 talented specialists working across the UK, Europe, and Asia – analytical thinkers, renaissance creatives, digital mavericks and inspiring change makers!
We win many awards and recognition for our work – but great work doesn’t happen by magic – join Black Sun and you will become part of an amazing, diverse, and inclusive community – a team of passionate and skilful people who will expand your horizon, energise your talents and ignite that spark of magic within you.
Beyond what you would expect; a competitive salary, great benefits and hybrid working – we will support you in developing the skills and expertise to fast track your career. You will have the opportunity to make a difference every day, shaping the future of communications and creating positive change – and most importantly, to have fun along the way.
25 days holiday per year with ‘bonus’ days for long service
Personal development opportunities
Group life assurance
Group personal pension plan
Employee assistance programme
Hybrid working - our approach to hybrid work is governed by three fundamental principles: Colleague, Client, and Culture. This means that however you decide to deliver work, you should protect all these 3 C’s. After a period of onboarding, employees can work from home, office and, where applicable, on-site with clients. The number of days is dependent on teams, role, time of year and deliverables.
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