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Energy Communications & Marketing Specialist


ID : 4809460

London Office | Hybrid Working | Full-Time Permanent Role 


About the Role 

We are looking for a seasoned Communications and Marketing Specialist from the Energy industry to coordinate and deliver Trailstone's global communications and marketing strategy.

Trailstone is rapidly growing, and this is a pivotal moment in the development of the company. As such, we are seeking our first hire to manage all internal and external communications and marketing, to help position Trailstone as a trailblazer in the world’s transition from conventional to renewable energy. 

This person can expect to receive a generous salary and bonus package, commensurate with their talent and experience. We are fully supportive of a hybrid working pattern, with several days (2-3) per week in the office.

This will be a full-time permanent role, owning the following responsibilities & key focus areas: 

  • Build and execute an effective communications and marketing strategy to deliver clear, consistent messaging across all channels, ensuring alignment with Trailstone’s branding, mission and values.
  • Assist the global business development and origination team to raise their profile within the industry and deliver the company’s core messaging.
  • Captivate our audiences by developing persuasive and engaging blog posts.
  • Raise the profile of the CEO and other members of the senior leadership team, supporting executive communications.
  • Public Relations focus: Manage key media relationships across major business, financial, and trade publications. Serve as a media spokesperson as required. Monitor news stories and decide on when and how to engage. Drive and execute on the company’s public relations strategy to build awareness and excitement about Trailstone with customers, key stakeholders, and the media. Develop press releases, execute media pitches and manage 3rd party public relations consultants.
  • Social Media focus: Build an engaged following on social media platforms such as Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Help develop our employee engagement tool to amplify news across the social networks.
  • Internal Communications focus: Lead internal communications in collaboration with senior management and HR, including developing content and copy for companywide meetings and communications. Ensure employees are kept informed of organisational news, announcements and activity across multiple channels and tools, and help to develop a values-driven and communicative culture.


About You 

The ideal candidate will have considerable experience working in the energy sector and will be able to work independently as the stand-alone Communications and Marketing lead, whilst developing strong collaborative relationships across the business. In addition, we are looking for somebody with the following: 


  • Substantive internal and external communications and marketing experience in the energy sector, ideally with multi-country presence and with an understanding of energy transition issues. Experience within a stand-alone communications or marketing role is preferred but not required.
  • Specific experience working with a variety of social media platforms, and demonstrable experience in building followers and engagement. Able to raise the external profile of a business through earned media coverage, speaking engagements and other high-visibility activities.
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to deliver complex and technical messages in a clear and compelling way, across a variety of channels.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage in effective, direct communication across different levels of seniority with colleagues globally.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise tasks and consistently deliver high quality work, balancing a strategic approach with day-to-day priorities.
  • Strong networking skills, with the ability to build internal and external networks generating content leads, and an engaged following among key journalists & media outlets. 
  • A highly analytical, logical and detail-oriented working style. Able to analyse and manipulate data.
  • Mission-driven with a strong desire to transform the way we power our world through the deployment of new technology.
  • Strong IT skills and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint.
  • Ability to act consistently as a team player; with willingness to get stuck into tasks outside of usual remit where needed.


About Trailstone 

Trailstone is a global energy and technology company, operating at the intersection of renewable and conventional power. We trade energy in global markets, and we provide a best-in-class service to manage the inherent intermittency of renewable power generation across the short, medium and long term. 

As an energy trader, we buy and sell electricity and gas which is physically delivered on the grids, and we leverage our physical market knowledge to trade financial commodities. 

As a provider of renewable energy management services, we take on the complexity of managing renewable power across different countries so that our customers can focus on their core mission of investment and growth. Trailstone offers an efficient, fully automated front-to-back renewable power management platform underpinned by our long-standing market experience, proprietary technology, data analytics and meteorology. 


We’re different, and we like it that way!  

Here at Trailstone, we value our differences. In fact, our success depends upon them. 

Differences in backgrounds, identities and experiences lead to differing views of the world. Different world views lead to healthy differences in opinions. Different opinions are essential to creating a robust marketplace of ideas. And it is our ideas that will make Trailstone a market leader in energy innovation and disruption! 

By our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Trailstone is creating value for our employees, our investors, and our communities. So regardless of your gender, race, ethnicity, orientation, physical limitations, how you identify, how you pray, who you love, where you went to school, who you consider family, or how old you are… you can belong here!