Group Communication & Engagement Manager


At The Compleat Food Group we’re on a mission to create great tasting, affordable food that’s better for people and the planet, we call it ‘Food to Feel Good’.

Our fantastic people are at the heart of what makes this possible. They are passionate about creating delicious products for UK consumers, leading retailers and our exciting market leading brands, which include Wall’s Pastry, Squeaky Bean and unearthed. 

When you work at The Compleat Food Group you’ll become part of a diverse, friendly team who take pride in the jobs they do and the food they produce – all whilst having fun along the way. We’re passionate about giving our colleagues all the support they need to build their skills and progress their career with us to the next stage.

The Role

As our group grows, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Group Engagement and Communications Manager to join our People team, this new role is to lead the internal engagement and communications strategy for the Group, with the purpose of engaging our workforce, and driving continuous improvements in our culture and enabling people to have fun and collaborate.

Some of Your Key Activities:

  • Work as part of the People leadership team to refine and drive our Group Engagement and Comms strategy and support delivery of our change ambitions.
  • To source external and internal speakers to build our cultural calendar of events that engage and inform our teams.  Creating events that bring our teams together as ‘One Compleat’.
  • To design and manage our inclusion and diversity events with the purpose of informing and inspiring change and developing the diversity of our teams.
  • To lead all group communications 
  • To manage our business Linkedin page to externally project the great activities that represent our culture and attract people to apply to our business.
  • To partner with the Marketing and Social Media team to celebrate our new products and ensure that our 3,700 employees are our ambassadors and love everything we make.
  • To ensure consistent application of branding, guidelines and tone of voice.
  • To support with people projects and work with the CPO on projects that drive our positive culture throughout the business.
  • To support the CPO with arranging conferences and other fun events for our teams.

The Compleat Individual:

  • A Communication qualification is preferable but not essential. 
  • Experience of working in an Engagement and or Communication HR position, with a proven track record of communication strategy and increased employee engagement.
  • Ability to work effectively and establish positive relationships with senior managers, employees, colleagues at all levels within the organisation, and external stakeholders.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to challenge, support, influence and engage peers and senior management.
  • Self-motivation and driven, with ability to drive continuous improvements.
  •  Personable, passionate and focused on giving a great employee experience.
  • Skilled Influencer. Driven To Deliver. Courage to Challenge.
  • Credible and organised.
  • Collaborative and innovative.
  • Able to create energy and fun with initiatives.
  • Driving Licence
  • Great with design tools (such as Canva) and ability to quickly produce inspiring and professional looking documents and newsletters.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with exposure to working with stakeholders at a senior level.
  • Experience of working in or with an HR team.

The Compleat Package!

  • £45,000 per annum
  • 10% bonus
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday and bank holidays
  • Healthcare
  • 2 Volunteering days per year
  • Hybrid working arrangement inc. work from home (location flexible)

If you are looking for a new challenge to really sink your teeth into, and enjoy working in an agile business at pace, this could be just the role for you. The opportunity to join a newly formed company of this size is quite rare. You will be able to help shape, influence and develop a number of projects that will give you a real sense of satisfaction – and also delight our employees too. Please forward CV’s to for more information.