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Senior Communication & Engagement Manager

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Communications Manager, Engagement Manager, Communication & Engagement Manager, Governmental, Public Sector, Social Media, Communication Lead, Senior Communications Manager

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Communication & Engagement Manager to join a large, well-established governmental client of ours on an initial 6 month contract based in Blackpool.

Essential Experience
  • Comprehensive experience of leadership and delivery across the communications mix, with specific expertise in internal comms, events and digital comms (including social media)
  • Proven expertise in managing innovative and creative content design (using words, graphic design, photography and video)
  • Excellent verbal, written and editorial skills, with the ability to communicate on complex or technical issues in an accessible and engaging way
  • Proven leadership skills, and excellent team and project management abilities
  • Analytical expertise, with the ability to gather, interpret and apply insight and evaluation data
  • Excellent collaborative skills, and the confidence and professional credibility to influence senior stakeholders
  • Development and implementation of a rolling plan to deliver effective and innovative communications to Infrastructure Operations, Technology and colleagues through internal comms, social media and events
  • Working closely with partners across the organisation to help build joined up strategies and delivery plans
  • Embedding and upholding of professional communications standards across IOS, ensuring consistency and quality control using the GCS OASIS model
  • The development of a relatively new team to build an innovative, motivated and multi-skilled function
  • Creating and overseeing all internal comms to ensure fit for purpose using optimal medium
  • Managing the the IOS BOM Comms & Engagement team, upskilling where necessary
  • Event management of conferences and All Staff Calls
  • Lead IOS BOM Comms & Engagement team in collaborative work across Technology and DWP as a whole
  • Establish and build upon an accepted plan of activities

If you feel you have the required skill-set and experience, please send over your most recent CV by 23/09/2016 - 10:00 for consideration for the role.
Senior Appointments
Job type:
£400 - £550 per day

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