Communications Associate

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
n.a
From:
Colston Consulting LLP
Place:
London
Date:
06/10/2015
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
920727

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Canary Wharf based financial organisation is looking to hire a Communications Associate for an initial 6 month contract and are looking to pay £250 per day. Reporting to the Communications manager the role will involve assisting with media relations, internal communications, employee engagement, web publishing, speech writing and social media. You will provide assistance on communications projects from the start and share responsibility for their timely delivery

The main roles and responsibilities for this Communications Associate are highlighted below

Be the first point of contact for media enquiries

Drafting of press releases, interview briefing notes and media Q+A documentation

Planning and delivery of internal communications to ensure colleagues are kept informed of the developments within the organisation

Support an ongoing programme of change with clear messaging and strong employee engagement

Maintain the PSR's social media channels

Be able to write simple, consistent and engaging copy

Work in collaboration with other members of the Communications Team

The main skills and experience needed for this Communications Associate are highlighted below

Previous experience of working in corporate communications.

Previous experience of managing the media and interacting with journalists

Excellent verbal communication skills

Experience of internal communications and employee engagement.

Attention to detail

Have a creative mind-set

Proven ability of working across a multiple complex subjects.

Can demonstrate internal & external stakeholder management

Experience of working in a high pressure environment and with challenging stakeholders.

If this opportunity sounds of potential interest, please send your CV in the first instance