Communications Manager

England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
£38000 - £47000 per annum
05 Feb 2019
25 Feb 2019
Sarah Johnson
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a pivotal role for the organisation; the Communications Manager is instrumental in creating a communciations plan accross channels including internal & corporate comms - based in Manchester.

Client Details

Based in Manchester city centre and working across the North West, this organisation is fundamental to the political landscape. The role sits within a busy communications and press team and the successful candidate will really be able to affect change here.


The Communications Manager will manage the corporate communications team, devising and delivering effective external and internal communication campaigns. You will be responsible for day-to-day planning, management and delivery of all communication services, including media relations, social media, corporate design and brand development as well as driving brand awareness.


The successful Communications Manager will need to be based 5 days / week in central Manchester and possess extensive experience of managing corporate communications activities including, social media, internal communications, conference and events and e-communications as well as successful management of media relations within a similar organisation. You will bring creative flair and editorial nous to the team, designing proactive campaigns that bring our messages and programmes to life.

You will have substantial experience of establishing effective working relationships with stakeholders and building contacts and networks, with a proven ability to negotiate and influence others at all levels. Outstanding verbal and written skills with the ability to produce reports and presentations using raw data when required is essential, as is the ability to translate complex issues into appropriate formats for target audiences.

You must be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject, with previous experience within a political environment and will have experience of managing and leading specialist consultants

Job Offer

Salary - £38,000 - £47,000

27 days holiday
Access to the local government pension scheme

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