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Communications and Content Executive - 12 Month FTC - Bristol





Employment type

Full time

Contract type

Fixed Term Contract



Fixed term contract, 12 months

Location: Bristol

Type: Full-Time

Are you a recent graduate with a degree in Journalism, English, Business or similar? Looking for an opportunity to kick-start your career in a global consultancy committed to tackling the world's most pressing challenges? Hydrock, now Stantec invites you to join our dynamic marketing team as a Communications and Content Executive.

As an inclusive employer we are open to flexible working arrangements to suit personal circumstances. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life.

About us

At Hydrock, now Stantec we pride ourselves on our ability to solve complex problems related to climate change, sustainability, and the energy transition. Our team of experts delivers innovative solutions that have a lasting impact on the built environment. Joining us means becoming part of a forward-thinking company where your contributions will help shape a more sustainable future.

The role

As a Communications and Content Executive, you will report into our Senior Content Manager, playing a vital role in our national marketing team. This position is an excellent 'foot in the door' opportunity, giving you the chance to grow and develop within a global consultancy. You will:

  • Support the National Marketing Communications Manager with critical communications planning, writing, publication, execution and review.
  • Collaborate closely with our Content team to source and develop engaging news stories for our company intranet.
  • Craft and schedule compelling social media posts that inspire and resonate with our audience, showcasing the impactful work we do.

Key responsibilities

  • Source, research, and write news stories for internal and external platforms.
  • Assist in developing and executing communication strategies and plans.
  • Create and manage social media content, ensuring alignment with our brand voice and strategic goals.
  • Engage with multiple stakeholders to gather information and insights.
  • Critique and refine internal communications to ensure clarity and effectiveness.
  • Sense-check, proof and review written content with forensic detail to ensure accuracy - there's no room for error when communicating with hundreds, if not thousands, of people!

What we’re looking for

We're seeking a passionate and proactive individual who is ready to take on challenges and contribute to our mission. The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Tenacity: A determination to see projects through to completion.
  • Curiosity: A natural inclination to ask questions and seek out stories.
  • Team player: Collaboration is the name of the game. You will be joining a welcoming team who know we are stronger together.
  • Interpersonal skills: Comfort in speaking to a variety of stakeholders across different levels of the organisation.
  • Emotional intellect: The ability to craft and critique internal communications with sensitivity and insight to suit the intended audience.

Why Join Hydrock, now Stantec?

Career Development: A supportive environment that encourages professional growth and development.

Impactful Work: Contribute to projects that make a difference in tackling climate change and promoting sustainability.

Collaborative Culture: Work within a team that values collaboration, innovation, and excellence.

Ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with Hydrock, now Stantec? Apply now and become part of a team that's shaping the future of our planet.

Hydrock, now Stantec is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

What's great about Hydrock now Stantec

We are a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.  

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of. 

Named as Building’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2023, we’re known for delivering outstanding sustainable projects for our communities, planet, and society.

Some of these projects have recently received industry accolades, including Cleveland Pools winning the Conservation and Regeneration category at the Construction Excellence South West Awards 2023; Bay Technology Centre named Commercial Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2022; YGG Tan-y-Lan picked out in the Integration and Collaborative Working category at Construction Excellence Wales Awards 2022; The Deaf Academy singled out for its Universal Design at the Civic Trust Awards 2022; and Bristol’s iconic waterfront Wapping Wharf Living sweeping up at the Bristol Property Awards.

Take a look at our 2023 end of year film and get a feel for what we’re all about. 


What we can offer you: 

  • Inspiring and supportive colleagues 
  • Reward for progression and hard work 
  • An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills
  • Competitive starting salary 
  • Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too!
  • An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!) 
  • An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday) 
  • A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme 


A place to feel included

We champion diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.  

We consider all application individually with the required qualifications and knowledge without regard to any of the protected characteristics. We would like to provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience so we ask with are made aware of any physical or neurodiverse condition within your application for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us. 


Looking for the next steps? 

Once you have completed your application through our careers site, we aim to review and respond to you as soon as your application’s been reviewed.

If shortlisted, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will call you for an initial pre-screen by phone (typically 30 minutes) to help us assess your motivations and interest in the position and Hydrock now Stantec. 

If you progress following this telephone pre-screen, you will be invited to attend a formal interview by video conference (Microsoft Teams) or in our offices. 

For the latest updates and news, connect with us on our LinkedIn page

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