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Customer Communications Specialist



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This role is about making us an easy company to deal with, not just selling products but making a difference on a personal account level.

If you like playing with words and would enjoy an operational "in life" role this may be for you?

You will be responsible for the delivery of new & existing communications across the energy customer lifecycle providing the right message at the right time to the right customer.

It will include:

  • Supporting the delivery of our communication transformation programme.
  • Enabling the continuous improvement of the energy communication suite.

The Role

As a communications specialist you will be responsible for creating and maintaining exceptional multi channel customer facing communications, including gathering business/stakeholder requirements and taking ownership throughout the end to end work-flow/change process.

To interface with key internal stakeholders and external suppliers to create and deliver exceptional customer outcomes and ensuring all communications are created/amended to meet legal and regulatory requirements including TCF (Treating Customers Fairly), FCA and OFGEM is key to this role.

To excel in this role you will enjoy the challenge of an operational role and enjoy creating exceptional copy as you develop excellent customer communications based on strategic, commercial and competitive environment. Presenting updates on achievements, risks and issues to stakeholders and ensuring the customer is always at the heart of each decision made it key.

You will influence and manage stakeholder relationships to drive and measure strategic and operational change across the business that is compliant and customer centric, managing and reporting project spend across relevant business case driven change.

The Person


  • Ability to create and deliver innovative and substantive written or creative changes in business processes to drive best in class communication.
  • Strong industry knowledge across customer experience, regulation, document composition, print capability, postal markets and digital platforms.
  • Proven commercial acumen.
  • Strong interpersonal / influencing and negotiation skills that will enable a consistent approach to change across British Gas.
  • Expertise in defining and implementing service level agreements with third parties and senior stakeholders.
  • Ability to design and measure creative and innovative solutions based on customer need.


Desired experience:

  • The ability to influence and prioritise change.
  • Preferably experience of working in a regulated business.
  • Experience of designing, creating and delivering best in class customer communications.
  • Exceptional written communications skills.
  • Experience of communications technology platforms and industry leaders.

The Company

British Gas, part of the Centrica Group, supplies gas and electricity to UK residential and business customers, provides central heating and gas appliance installation and maintenance and low-carbon and energy efficient products and services.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email ian.fisher1@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Customer Communications Specialist R9935017’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com