Corporate Communications Advisor

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
3 months Initially
From:
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Place:
Lancashire
Date:
04/12/2018
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1536772

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Sopra Steria Recruitment is working in partnership with a major public sector client in the UK. We are currently recruiting a Corporate Communications Advisor based in Preston, Lancashire for 3 months initially with possible extension.

Job title: Corporate Communications Advisor

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Duration: 3 months initially with possible extension

This role falls INSIDE of IR35.

Requirement Description:

  • Plan and manage internal and external communications campaigns/projects effectively. Support in developing and delivering an agreed communication strategy and plan for each policy issue or business priority.
  • Produce communications briefs which demonstrate the understanding and application of research. Identify and flag risks associated with the communications campaign/project.
  • Liaise with policy leads to agree a communications approach that matches resourcing.
  • Manage communication projects to time and budget across all delivery channels. Be the subject expert for these communication channels and share expertise with communication colleagues.

Key tasks and deliverables

Responsibilities:

  • Support the communications team to provide effective all round communications support to the local Area teams
  • Work with the local Area teams to source information and identify the right opportunities to achieve positive media coverage for our local work, including through digital channels
  • Monitor and evaluate media, social media and other communications activity
  • Draft and produce internal and external communications material (such as a Weekly Buzz, Cascade or blogs)
  • Work with national News desk and other communications colleagues to produce press releases and media handling plans
  • Lead on creation of any national-once content to support messages providing advice on brand as necessary
  • Support the Senior Communications Team Leader and other members of the team on forward planning and reporting of events and activities
  • Develop and maintain briefing material to support engagement with partners and communities
  • Provide communications support on specific local and national projects

Experience Required:

We are seeking a communication professional who:

  • Can evidence a good track record of delivering effective communications activity, particular through proactive work with the media
  • Is a good team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Can evidence good written and verbal skills Additional useful information. This role will be required to work as a duty communications officer as part of a role and in an incident role as required. Some travel may be involved, when necessary.

Please Note: Shortlisted candidates would be contacted via Call/Email.

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