Interim Communications and External Affairs Manager - Scotland

£130.00 - £180.00 per day
04 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Camryn Anderson
Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Communications and External Affairs - Edinburgh - 6 Months - £130-£180 Per Day

Your new company
Public sector organisation, Edinburgh City Centre, 6 Month Contract

Your new role
This key role develops and implements the communications and external relations plan for this organisation in Scotland. Utilising all forms of media and communication the role builds, maintains and manages the reputation of this organisation with digital audiences, media, the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament, Scottish local authorities and priority external stakeholder audiences.

* Develop, deliver and evaluate an external communications and engagement plan supporting the organisations country strategies and goals and corporate objectives, ensuring integration with the overall communication strategy at a global corporate level.
* Raise the profile of the organisations activities among key audiences and stakeholders internally and externally by creating opportunities in collaboration with with Marketing Centre of Excellence colleagues partners, sponsors and other brands to extend reach and impact of their work.
* Manage potential reputational risks calmly and professionally on behalf of the organisation.

What you'll need to succeed

* Direct experience in designing and delivering communications, external affairs, government relations and/or stakeholder engagement or in similar roles such as media relations, content creation in a newsroom or marketing. Considerable experience of building rapport with internal and external stakeholders, complemented by the ability to prioritise and manage competing demands Demonstrable experience in providing expert advice and guidance on internal and external communications
* Demonstrable experience in managing and mitigating reputation risks and issues
* Excellent knowledge of digital communications especially social media and websites
* Editorial judgment

What you'll get in return
You will be paid a day rate of £130-£180 per day on an initial 6 month contract. You'll enjoy a exciting and creative environment with modern tools and technology to get the job done and a team of hardworking, ambitious, like-minded individuals supporting you.

What you need to do now
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