Communication Manager

HCT is the international trading arm of the Heidelberg Materials Group, handling the overseas trade of dry-bulk products. For our office in Istanbul, we are looking for a highly talented individual as Communication Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, write and edit marketing and communications materials, including press releases, blog posts, and social media content
  • Promote communications and marketing materials through appropriate social channels
  • Track analytics and create reports detailing successes and failures of communications campaigns
  • Ensure that all communications and marketing material align with brand standards
  • Maintain digital media archives, including photos and videos
  • Work with communications team members to conceptualize and implement communications strategies and campaigns
  • Respond to media inquiries and perform media outreach to achieve brand placement in publications
  • Develop escalation protocols for managing communication crises, should they arise
  • Management of internal and external company channels and pages
  • Support HR communications for enhanced employee engagement, employer brand initiatives, and internal events.

Requirements:

  • Native speaker of English
  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years relevant experience in a communications role.
  • Understand the best practices of main social media channels, including LinkedIn, Instagram, etc.
  • Must possess exceptional writing skills and be able to compose engaging and accurate content
  • Strong communicator who works well independently and with a team
  • Superior time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator is an asset
  • Understanding of communications, public relations, and marketing best practices
  • Ability to think strategically and identify ways to improve communication efforts
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, content management systems, and social media platforms.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

All applications will be kept strictly confidential.