Communications Assistant (MAT Cover – 12 Month Contract) – Braunstone, Leicestershire

Communications Assistant (MAT Cover – 12 Month Contract)

The Watches of Switzerland Group.

Braunstone, Leicestershire


Do you have excellent written and verbal communication skills?

Are you proactive and organised, with the ability to plan communications content in advance?

Do you have experience of working in a fast-paced collaborative environment?

Are you adaptable with the ability to priotise and achieve deadlines?

As the Communications Executive you will support the Communications Manager in the management, production and publication of timely, accurate and engaging communications, which are consistent with and support the company's Purpose and Values and key business messages.

This communications role is varied and fast-paced, requiring the successful candidate to be adaptable and juggle a number of responsibilities on a day to day basis.

No day is the same in internal comms and you'll have a strong grasp of being able to write engaging written communication, whilst also being confident in contacting and speaking with colleagues from across our Retail and Support business.

An approachable and positive person, you'll possess the ability to work with teams across a number of departments to reach agreed outcomes and deadlines, whilst also being comfortable working and managing projects alone

About you

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Possesses a good attention to detail
  • Adaptable – able to prioritise and achieve deadlines
  • Good IT skills including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Able to network and build relationships with colleagues at all levels of the business
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proactive and organised, with the ability to plan communications content in advance
  • Excellent team-working skills
  • Positive can-do attitude

Rewards / Benefits 

  • Employee Assistant Programme 
  • Holiday Purchase 
  • Healthcare Cash Plan 
  • Enjoy your Birthday off! 
  • Save as you earn 
  • Generous staff discount

About us

We put our customers first and we love what we do The Watches of Switzerland Group is the largest prestige luxury jewellers and timepieces specialist in the UK with over 140 collective stores. The retail portfolio comprises of brands including Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb and Goldsmiths. We have mono-brand boutiques in partnership with TAG Heuer, Omega Breitling and Tudor and you will find us at Heathrow airport with representation in Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5 as well as Gatwick North Terminal.

The business began its exciting global expansion in 2017 with the acquisition of Mayors Jewellers – who have Stores across Florida and Georgia and a history dating back to 1910. Following on from this we have opened a Watches of Switzerland Store, Rolex, Breitling and Omega boutiques at the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas as well as a Watches of Switzerland Store in Soho, New York, the ground-breaking Hudson Yards Development in Manhatten and Boston.