Communications Business Lead

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12 months
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Communications Business Lead - Contract - Central Manchester

Extensive market knowledge of communications with possession of a degree in Marketing and or a Charted Institute of Marketing Diploma or equivalent qualification or extensive exp.
Current priority work includes supporting Children and Families with the communications activities to support the OFSTED re-inspection working with the Director and Interim Deputy Director of Children Services, leading the strategic review of the Content and Strategy function and structure, leading the day to day delivery of the Budget Conversation and Consultation, responsible for product development for Our Manchester, leading the digital review of the press office and developing the digital strategy for marketing.
This role will act as lead liaison officer for strategic business planning of communications activities across the authority and to develop the performance framework that demonstrates the achievement of objectives. The Communications Business Lead will lead and coordinate authority wide planning of communications activities incl. writing effective marketing and communications strategies, plans and policies that strengthen the centre of excellence model for communications. The Communications Business Lead will provide relationship management support to directorate Strategic Business Partners that supports the delivery of their communications objectives based on business plans and agreed strategies. Develop and deliver high quality, cross media communication campaigns that build a strong and consistent message for Manchester. Communications Business Lead will provide effective leadership and co-ordination of a team, ensuring that the team seeks to continuously improve service delivery and provides a high quality strategic consultancy service.
Key Role Accountabilities:
Lead the development and implementation of communications business planning systems that provide effective governance over the achievement of corporate communications plans and objectives. Support and provide expert advice and consultancy services to directorates to ensure efficient service specific processes and strategies are in place to manage their communications requirements. Identify key strategic communications issues, ensuring the effective implementation of appropriate action. Ensure that corporate cross cutting communications strategies are fully Embedded across all directorates and proactively identify opportunities to inform future collaborative communication developments. Accountable for the management of the Manchester brand, acting as a brand guardian by ensuring the consistency of all communication activities. Ensure that plans and processes for communications incorporate and reflect the strategic needs of the directorates as well as the over arching objectives of the wider organisation.

Communications Business Lead - Contract - Central Manchester
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