Communication Manager

The communication officer’s mission is to create and apply the various lines of the company’s communication strategy. He/she transmits a clear message and a positive image to the company’s or organization’s various target groups (prospects, customers, employees, general public, press…).

What does the communication manager do?

  • Contributes to defining the communication plan by working closely with other departments in the company and that it is coherent with the image and strategy of the company/organization.
  • Promotes the image of the company/organization through various formats and messages: creates media and content, ensures that the visual guidelines are made available, organizes events.
  • Monitors KPIs indicating the impact of the various communication actions.

What is his/her main know-how?

  • Knowledge of the company’s/organization’s operations and activities.
  • Mastery of writing techniques.
  • Mastery of standard office software and desktop and online publishing tools
  • Good knowledge of social networks.
  • Knowledge of one or more foreign languages

What are his/her main soft skills ?

  • Diplomacy
  • Relational skills and negotiation skills
  • Listening skills
  • Writing skills
  • Adaptability
  • Creativity and taste for innovation
  • Dynamism and resistance to stress
  • Organization and ability to prioritize
  • Ability to work on several projects in parallel
  • Discipline and attention to detail
  • Managerial and educational skills
  • Project management
  • Ability to develop a network of contacts

 Career prospects

  • Gross annual remuneration between 28 and 35 K€ for a first job, depending on the sector and type of company.
  • In the communication departments of large companies, SMEs, start-ups and associations or in communication agencies
  • A constantly evolving position, suited to profiles combining linguistic expertise, an appetite for new technologies, and the ability to act as a liaison and to make messages accessible to all audiences
  • Examples of career paths: communications manager with a company, customer manager or communications consultant in an agency


What training to become a communication manager?

We offer students the opportunity to train in communication through our master’s degree in intercultural communication and translation. This program provides a dual qualification that is appreciated by recruiters.