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Communications and Engagement Manager


Corby, ENG, GB, NN17 9FH

Brand:  RS
Function:  Communications
Work Location: 

About the role

We are looking for a Communications and Engagement Manager to join us, reporting into the UKI Managing Director and VP Group Communications. As the internal communications champion for the UKI, you’ll spend your time delivering innovative communications solutions by developing content aligned to our strategic priorities and ambitions.

You will be a natural storyteller and will help foster an environment that celebrates success by showcasing wins from across the business and building connected communities. You’ll ensure employees are informed, engaged, inspired and that they understand their part in supporting our journey to greatness and contributing to UKIs commercial success

What we’re looking for

In addition to being a seasoned communicator you are passionate about people and understand the value and impact of engagement on organisational culture and performance.  You’re strategically minded, creative, agile and able to quickly adapt to change working across a matrixed organisation.

In conjunction with UKI Leadership and the Group Communications teams, you will develop and deliver robust communications plans and materials through a wide variety of internal communications channels targeting and galvanising the UKI business You will support BAU communications to keep the business and teams operating smoothly and will also provide strategic updates while highlighting passion and performance.


Responsibilities will encompass the full spectrum of integrated communications activities, including employee and business communications, content creation, and project communications support. You will be a member of the UKI Leadership team.


A bit about you


  • Strong writing with the ability to connect content to strategy and help our people understand the critical role they play in contributing to our success 
  • Proven capability in a delivery focused communications role
  • Resilient in an environment of change and competing business priorities 
  • Strong stakeholder management skills across a matrix organisation 
  • Experience developing and delivering against communications plans aligned to business objectives


We are RS Group


RS Group plc is a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers. Our business has operations in three geographical regions – the Americas, EMEA and APAC, supported by global organisations for supply chain, corporate functions, marketing, and product & supplier management.

Our market today is large, fragmented, local in nature and digitally immature. Only a few international distributors serve it, with many regional and local providers, who largely trade offline. Currently we estimate the global market value to be c.£400bn, with our global market share <1%. We stock over 2,500 supplier brands, 500k products and 63% of our sales are digital.

RS Group is going through a period of change, as part of our Destination 2025 strategy, which positions us as becoming first choice for customer, suppliers, people, and communities. Our strategic priorities are:

  • Best customer and supplier experience
  • High-performance team
  • Operational excellence
  • Innovation
  • Reinvestment to accelerate growth

RS is committed to creating an inclusive environment where people thrive. We recognise that a diverse and representative workforce is critical to our success, and our aim is to create a business where people can be their best selves. Our employees expect this as a matter of course and it is fundamental to how we attract, develop, and hold on to the best talent.

In line with our D&I policy, we recruit and develop employees who are the best suited to the requirements of the job role, regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?



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