Appointed - Interim Communications Manger

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  • Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
  • Ref: CB-1607-3634
  • 2016-07-26T00:00:00+00:00
  • Ellwood Atfield

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A major corporate within the transport sector is looking for an interim Communications Manager.

You will be developing and implementing a wide-ranging communications programme that is fully aligned with, and supports the delivery of the organisation’s business strategy.

The key responsibilities of the post:

  • Deputising for a colleague as required.
  • Liaising with the media – some on-call out of hours rostering may be required.
  • Proactively researching, writing and distributing press releases.
  • Supporting event management activities.
  • Supporting the development of the communications work-stream through sound planning and management.
  • Chairing workshops and meetings to coordinate communications activity.
  • Proactively seeking out and identifying opportunities to promote the organisation’s growth strategy, both internally and externally, through creative and innovative engagement.
  • Writing copy to engage multiple stakeholders using digital and print channels.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Good understanding of both internal and external communications.
  • Good understanding of British and international press and media
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Experience of working on crisis communications planning

Suitable candidates wanting to be part of a high profile organisation in a demanding and busy environment will have come from a corporate background, and will have a good communications background gained in a busy press office.