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Communications Manager

Posted 15 days ago by Robert Half
Location London Job Type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable Sector Government & Public Sector

Robert Half is partnering with a rapidly expanding local authority that seek a brand new communications manager to take responsibility for internal communications, creating and delivering an intranet and developing & executing an internal communications plan for the next twelve months.

The Communications Manager Requirements:

  • Building and executing communications strategy for the Company incorporating media, public relations and brand marketing
  • Developing a clear, impactful narrative and clear messages and delivering these across all communications channels
  • Writing, developing and publishing compelling content for the different business areas and for the business overall
  • Generating, editing, publishing, and sharing content daily
  • Building relationships with stakeholders and ensure consistent messaging with the same
  • Tracking and analysing analytics reports to gain insight on website traffic and effectiveness, using this information to impact future outcomes
  • Working closely with the different areas of the business to understand their priorities, plans and opportunities
  • Working with members of the Exec team to deliver key messages to staff and to undertake regular surveys

The Communications Manager requirements:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent industry experience in similar role
  • At least five years' experience as a Comms Manager responsible for leading the comms function in a medium-large commercial organisation and acting as a company spokesperson
  • Experience in managing a PR function
  • Proven skills in managing and developing comms plans and content
  • Understanding of public sector communications approaches and requirements
  • Demonstrable understanding of the specific requirements for internal comms management
  • Understanding of media monitoring and analysis including production of regular reports and recommendations for the Exec
  • Experience in researching and developing effective written content that will enhance the company's reputation and brand
  • Ability to create, upload and maintain content to the company website and intranet
  • Able to build constructive relationships with stakeholders and to work cooperatively and effectively within and across teams
  • Excellent attention to detail, ensuring messaging is on brand and consistent
  • Confident, tenacious and resilient
  • Highly organised, remains calm under pressure and is able to multi-task
  • Competent user of technology - office and web applications

This local authority is based in London and is looking to pay a competitive salary with benefits.

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