Trainee - Corporate Communications


Trainee - Corporate Communications

Kleinwort Hambros
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Trainee
  • Others


Description of the Business Line or Department 

SG Kleinwort Hambros provides individuals, families, entrepreneurs and family offices with comprehensive wealth management and private banking services including investment management, domestic and international wealth planning, lending, fiduciary and banking services, as well as mid-corporate advisory services on both a direct and intermediate basis. 

Our purpose can be summarised in one sentence: to simplify life's financial challenges. By offering bespoke solutions to our clients and adapting to their ever-changing needs, we have managed generational wealth for over two centuries.

SG Kleinwort Hambros is a part of Societe Generale Private Banking and operates a full-service private bank in the UK, Channel Islands and Gibraltar while serving clients in the Middle East, Southern Asia and Western and Central Europe.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Lead on private bank social media activity and help grow engagement rates

Support internal communication and engagement efforts 

Organise internal and external events working with the Societe Generale central events team

Summary of responsibilities 


·       Own and manage bi-weekly note and other in person, written and video communications channels

·       Create and manage internal surveys 


·       Lead on private bank social media including LinkedIn and Instagram for the UK, Channel Islands and Gibraltar

·       Increase engagement rates

·       Manage editorial calendar for both planned and opportunistic posts


·       Working with the Societe Generale events team, organize and help manage external client events

·       Help organize and manage internal employee events such as town halls and breakfast events


·       Help design and create visual content for external and internal use

·       Record and produce reels for use on social media


Perform all duties in accordance with the principles outlined in the SGKH Code of Conduct, and the SG Code, as well as the policies and procedures relevant to your responsibilities, to ensure that you adhere to a culture that focuses on the long-term sustainability of client relationships and delivers good outcomes to retail clients

Profile required

Competencies and qualifications


Strong Communication skills (written, presentations)

Decision Making

Confident and articulate

Planning and Organisation

Project Management

Reliability and proactivity

Strategic & Commercial Awareness

Team Spirit & Collaboration

Understanding of business processes, standards, policies and procedures


Experience in banking and financial services ideal but not essential

Adept at social media and an ability to translate longer form communications into short form posts

Fluency in a Windows environment

Knowledge of video recording and editing apps preferred

Experience with design software such as Canva

Excellent spoken and written English and familiarity with French

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 240003QW
Entity: Kleinwort Hambros
Starting date: 2024/05/02
Publication date: 2024/02/20