Communications and Engagement

Join the Clarion Team

Communications and Engagement Specialists

Location: Hybrid: Home + Cheltenham, Manchester or London
Contract type iconType: Permanent or Contract

The Opportunity:

We are seeking several Comms and Engagement professionals to join our dynamic team and work alongside other communication and engagement specialists, change professionals, programme managers and business analysts. You will work primarily in the National Security and Defence domain, which is dynamic, fast paced and extremely rewarding.

You will be part of a Clarion team that provides full lifecycle support to the design, development and delivery of change and transformation activities to our clients. The Clarion team’s focus is on developing highly effective client teams of all sizes and taking them through a process of vision and strategy development, operating model design and implementation, brand and identity development. This is supported by a comprehensive communications and engagement service throughout, enabling awareness and understanding of the complex transformations across the enterprise.

About you:

Ideally you will have some comms & engagement experience and be able to develop effective communications and engagement strategies, approaches and plans, as well as oversee the production of high-quality communications collateral and content that may be used for various audiences from targeted senior leadership through to enterprise-wide communications.

We are looking for individuals who are comfortable working as part of a team or leading a small team of communications professionals. Ideally you will be able to think creatively, constantly looking for new and innovative ways to engage different audiences and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Collaborate with client stakeholders to develop and implement an effective communications strategy based on a given target audience.
  • Write, edit, distribute and publish content, including publications, information releases, website and SharePoint content, briefs, presentations and other marketing material that communicates the organisation’s activities, products and/or services.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders, influencers and networks of other communications professionals within the Client.
  • Seek opportunities to develop and enhance the reputation of the brand.
  • Plan and coordinate events as required.
  • Maintain records of communications coverage and collate analytics and metrics.

Security Clearance

We have a number of roles at different levels and would welcome all applicants, we would prefer a minimum of SC clearance and ideally DV clearance. However, all successful applicants must be eligible & willing to obtain an SC clearance and be prepared to progress this to DV level. For further information on the criteria to obtain this please visit: United Kingdom Security Vetting: Applicant - GOV.UK.


These are hybrid roles; working from home and either London, Manchester, or Cheltenham, with some travel, particularly to our head office in Cheltenham.

Employment Type

Permanent or Contract

Our values and company ethos are very important to us, and we strive to live these through everything we do, as a result, we are committed to equality of opportunity for our team. We also encourage all applicants regardless of age, disability, sex, pregnancy and maternity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnership

Apply Now

If you are interested and want to join a dynamic and growing team, please forward a CV to Successful candidates will be interviewed by VTC followed up with a second interview at our main offices in Cheltenham, however we will look to accommodate any individual requirements to ensure our selection process is inclusive.

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