Communications Manager

Location
England,London
Salary
£250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted
16 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Ref
3027566
Contact
Verity Slade
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Manager
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Communications Manager Job- Central London 6 months £250-£350 per day to start ASAP for a prestigious project

The Communications Manager coordinates a broad range of communications activities and networks, and manages the production of materials and websites to represent the general communications activity of the programme to internal audiences. In addition, the role holder will work with both central comms and external comms teams to provide holistic comms around the programme.

This role reports to the Programme Manager. The Programme oversees the creation of the new building Institute, through a series of workstreams and projects, a comprehensive change programme, programme wide reporting and tracking of deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues.

The main objectives of the role are:
To develop and implement an internal communications strategy for programme.
To ensure any external communications are aligned with internal communications and polices.
Responsibilities Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
Deliver a communications strategy in conjunction with the Comms Lead
Deliver the internal comms for the programme
Develop a comms plan and integrate it with the wider communication planning process;
Manage weekly communications planning meetings and produce planning material e.g. comms grid
Coordinate a regular series of communications
Manage the content for all Programme generated newsletters, web pages or briefing documents
Represent the Communications function at key meetings within the Programme Manage any communications budget Deliver a monthly newsletter to all residents
Create a Programme communications toolkit

Person Specification Experience
Experience of writing, editing and proofreading for online and printed communications materials
Experience of building relationships with staff at all levels, including working directly with senior leaders Experience of working efficiently in a small team Experience of managing suppliers and budgets

Knowledge/Qualifications
Educated to degree level or equivalent.
Strong communications experience, including an understanding of reputation management, change management, corporate values and branding
A high degree of initiative, creativity, energy and enthusiasm, as well as excellent time-management and organisational skills, and the ability to work efficiently on numerous activities simultaneously
A clear and strategic thinker, with strong skills in prioritising and implementing key initiatives
Excellent written and oral English Strong judgement and political awareness
Flexible and reliable, with a helpful attitude Familiarity with image editing packages (such as Adobe Photoshop) Familiarity with issues relating to scientific institutes and higher education institutions
Familiarity with and experience of public relations and marketing, and the development and projection of institutional identity
Ability to organise key briefings and events

If this role is of interest please do apply with an up to date CV ASAP highlighting all your relevant experience

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