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Communications Manager for Public Health

Hays Marketing
£300.00 - £400.00 per day
Closing date
7 Feb 2022

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Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
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Communications Manager for Public Health - London Borough Council - Upto £400 day rate

Communications Manager for Public Health
London Borough Council
Upto £400 day rate
ASAP start (3 month contract)
Hybrid working

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An East London Borough Council

Role Purpose

* To manage and oversee Public Health communications and engagement campaigns that realise public health outcomes and help the council achieve its objectives, meeting the needs of our residents and businesses.
* The role holder manages a number of key campaigns ensuring the team makes full use of digital channels and works with the wider communication team.
* To ensure high quality, value for money and that we continually learn from insight and analysis of our work.

Key Accountabilities

* To support and deputise for the Head of Communications and Engagement for Public Health in delivering high quality, award-winning campaigns that enable the Council to deliver its priorities
* To ensure the council's Public Health campaigns achieve their objectives and make use of the best available channels across the wide spectrum of communications disciplines
* To have a practical experience of delivering Public Health communications and engagement campaigns and clear experience of the core professional disciplines of marketing, media, internal and digital communications
* To be responsible for the co-creation and delivery of a number of Public Health communications campaigns ensuring all activity is monitored and evaluated and reported back regularly to the organisation
* To identify and secure positive stories that uphold the council's narrative and be able to write and produce content appropriate for different channels
* To support the improvement of an aspect of the communication teams' development, ensuring colleagues are aware of any new developments and how we might use them
* To keep abreast of the latest news and developments in the public sector and share this knowledge with colleagues as well as ensuring relevant planning grids are kept up to date.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

* Experience in managing and planning communications strategies and activities
* Experience of managing a range of communications projects including media, campaigns, marketing and events
* Experience of working in a highly pressured environment and delivering results to tight deadlines
* Proven ability to find solutions to public relations problems and take necessary action
* A strong understanding and knowledge of national, regional and local public health issues affecting the community
* An understanding of local government and the public health agenda as well as the services councils provide, and the responsibilities a council has to its residents
* Excellent campaign planning skills with the ability to identify interdependencies, potential opportunities (and gaps) with the capability to make the most of (and avoid) any issues
* Excellent oral communications skills and the ability to maintain effective relationships at every level of an organisation
* Ability to translate complex information into a clear and approachable format for a wide range of audiences
* Good attention to detail, strong organisational skills and the ability to operate to tight deadlines in highly pressured environments

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