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External Communications Manager

Hays Marketing
England,Greater Manchester,Manchester
£36000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2022

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Job Discipline
Experience Level
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
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External Communications Manager opportunity within the Public Sector working across multiple channels.

Your new organisation
This independent, free and impartial public sector organisation who handle complaints and resolve issues are looking to appoint an External Communications Manager to join their team on a permanent basis, This is a fantastic opportunity to join either the Manchester or London office in a managerial capacity leading on key strategic priorities for the organisation.

Your new role
In this role you will lead and implement communication projects to ensure the organisation meet their key strategic aims. Over 2022 the organisation are keen to raise awareness of the work they do so as the external comms manager you will work closely with the press to share insights from the organisations casework across both live media, printed press and social media. You will be hands on in the production of content which will include media releases, board papers, editorial leaflets and social content.

You will liaise with senior stakeholders to provide sound crisis and management advice - coordinating and relevant media coverage. This role can be based in either their Manchester or London office.

What you'll need to succeed
The organisation are seeking an experience external communications professional who has gained exposure to dealing with the press / media and managing those relationships on behalf of the organisation. You must have strong interpersonal skills, a keen understanding and interest in public affairs policy and experience of dealing with multiple senior stakeholders to coordinate press / media appearances and campaigns. You must be able to commute to either the Manchester or London office as your base office for half of the week.

What you'll get in return
This is a fantastic permanent job opportunity to join an experienced communications & marketing team in a role which offers broad multi channel communications exposure. The role offers a competitive salary of £40978 in Manchester or £43437 in London plus a range of benefits include 30 days holiday + bank holidays, pension, gym subsidiaries plus a range of other benefits. The firm offer a hybrid working policy and flexible working hours.

What you need to do now
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