Communications Manager

Job Locations UK-Nantwich
Job ID
Marketing & Strategy
Position Type
Full Time
Reports To
EMEA Marketing Director

Business Overview

Genus is an agricultural biotechnology pioneer. We are a global FTSE 250 company headquartered in the UK and listed on the London Stock Exchange. Genus PLC has a presence in over 70 countries and a global workforce of more than 3,000 workers. We are a worldwide leader in porcine and bovine animal genetics, partnering with farmers to transform how we nourish the world. This mission is essential to a sustainable future. 


Food consumption is expected to rise by 60% in 20 years. Our challenge is to affordably and sustainably meet that escalating demand while global resources diminish. Our vision is clear: Pioneering animal genetic improvement to help nourish the world.

Role Overview

Can you inspire a team, create amazing communications and implement strategic marketing plans? Genus ABS is recruiting a full-time, permanent Marketing Communications Manager to lead an multi-disciplinary team of marketing specialists. You must be able to lead your team to develop creative content for our digital platforms and offline resources, deliver a social media strategy which educates, engages and excites our customers, and drive PR and events to deliver value to our customers. In addition, you will need to manage internal communications and influence stakeholders across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Russia.


The Communications Manager is responsible for the execution of marketing objectives to drive initiatives and ensure successful prioritisation and delivery of communications activities throughout the year. If you have a passion for people and great marketing, apply now.


The full job description for the role of Communications Manager is available upon application or email

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the EMEA Marketing Director in the design and execution of the regional marketing strategy and support the wider global marketing strategy
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary communications  team to deliver the marketing strategy and outcomes
  • Guide business leaders to deliver best practice marketing to maximise customer engagement and performance
  • Provide technical guidance to brand managers in the execution of marketing plans and campaigns
  • Work with the digital manager to execute the adoption of new marketing automation platform across the region to increase customer engagement
  • Maintain, develop and be the gatekeeper for corporate guidelines and brands
  • Support marketing director to lead and deliver strategic projects to support business requirements


  • Degree-level qualification
  • Proven experience in achieving results in a leadership capacity
  • Full clean driving licence and the ability to travel nationally and internationally to fulfil the requirements of the role
  • Willing and able to work in the Genus ABS European Head Quarters in Nantwich, Cheshire, 40% of the working time (Working pattern: Monday to Friday)

What's in it for you

  • A competitive salary and extensive social benefits
  • Annual bonus based on your objectives and business performance
  • Work-life balance and support for career development
  • Casual dress code
  • Quarterly company events
  • Company pension schemes with enhanced contributions by Genus
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discounts at retail shows, electronics and memberships
  • Flexible working
  • Free on-site parking
  • Recently refurbished office

Job title: Marketing Communications Manager | Location: CW5 7JW and Remote | Hours: Full-time | Contract: Permanent 

Equal Employment Opportunities

Genus is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with anti-discrimination law, it is the purpose of this policy to effectuate these principles and mandates. Genus prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Genus conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.


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