Internal Communications Coordinator (Central Operations)

Site: London - Bestway Head Office

Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience

Specific Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:30

Benefits: n/a

Contract type: Permanent

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Internal Communications Coordinator (Central Operations)

Over 63 branches, a customer base of 120,000 retailers and a product range of over 25,000 items – Bestway is the largest independent food wholesaler in the country.  We have achieved our success by offering the best prices, service and choice, to help retailers build their businesses.

We currently have an opportunity for an Internal Communications Coordinator to join our Central Operations team based at Bestway’s Head Office:

2 Abbey Road,
Park Royal,
Greater London,
NW10 7BW

Working in conjunction with the Operations department, you would be required to produce daily and weekly communications which are circulated to the wider business, covering off all essential news.

The role will also include some Resourcing work, supporting the HR department in sourcing new candidates for depot roles.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Processing emails from a shared inbox into daily and weekly communications through the internal communications platform (Merlin), ensuring distribution throughout the business in an efficient and timely manner
  • Gathering stories for, collating, and issuing the company’s weekly newsletter
  • Liaising with other departments in the business, ensuring queries relating to information provided are answered
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Forming and collating information on several Operations projects
  • Reporting on the company’s Anti Money Laundering procedures every six months, ensuring full compliance by depot colleagues
  • Managing the depots’ uniform ordering process, including approving uniform order requests, and answering any queries regarding uniform
  • Looking after depot Resourcing procedures – posting job adverts, screening and sending over CVs/applications to new starters, uploading new starters on the system, handling any queries regarding candidates, employees and the company’s Candidate Management System (Access Recruit)
  • Dealing with any ad-hoc administrative duties and requests, as and when required by the business

To succeed in this role, you should have:

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office packages, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • A willingness to learn new systems, including internal communications platforms and candidate management systems (i.e. Access Recruit)
  • Excellent grammar
  • A flexible approach to daily responsibilities
  • An ability to work under your own initiative

An understanding of Internal Communications and depot operations would be beneficial.

Further details:

Hours: 40 per week
Days of work: Monday to Friday
Shift: 08:30 – 17:30
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Rate of pay: Monthly

In addition, our benefits package includes a competitive salary, 30 days’ annual leave including Public holidays, contributory pension, an on-site restaurant, a free on-site gym, and free on-site parking.

At Bestway, we are passionate about meeting our customers’ needs and working as a team to grow our business. So, if you are looking for an opportunity to make a significant impact within an ambitious company that built its way up from humble beginnings, you could be the person we are looking for.

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