Senior Communications Officer

Location
England,London
Salary
Up to £36500.00 per annum
Posted
22 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
3265165
Contact
Ellen Legge
Job Discipline
Communications
Experience Level
Executive
Sectors
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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A long-standing, high profile central government organisation is currently seeking a Senior Communications Officer to develop and deliver high priority communications strategy for a specific project that is currently underway. The organisation is prestigious, highly established and at the heart of the UK government therefore making this an exciting opportunity for a communications professional looking to develop their skill set further and become a part of a fabulous organisation.

Your new role

You will be responsible for supporting the Programme Head of Communications in developing and implementing key strategic internal communications and providing advice and expertise in order to raise engagement and awareness of the specific programme while coordinating contingency communications plans and strategy taking into account all variables and risks to the programme. You will be expected to work with the communications team to deliver strategic integrated internal and external communications in alignment with the organisations' and programmes' key strategy and objectives. You will also be responsible for representing the communications team and engage and build relations with key stakeholder and press.

What you'll need to succeed

You will need to demonstrate high levels of both internal and external communications expertise with a proven track record of success in dealing with high profile, sensitive political issues and proactive and reactive crisis communications planning. You must have excellent written and verbal communications skills and must be able to develop and deliver high quality communications materials and develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.

What you'll get in return

As well as a chance to become part of fascinating and interesting project within the organisation you will also receive:

* Civil Service Pension Scheme
* 30 days Annual leave (increasing 35 after 1 years' service) plus bank and public holidays
* Interest free season ticket load
* Retail discounts and Vouchers
* Access to healthcare benefits

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