Interim Communications Manager

7 days left

South East England
Competitive – NHSI Agency Cap Band 6
09 Feb 2021
09 Mar 2021
Finegreen Consultant
Acute Trust
Job Type
An exciting new opportunity has arisen to work for an NHS organisation who are seeking to appoint an Interim Communications Manager, for up to 3 months in the first instance.

The postholder will play a critical role in developing and implementing communications and engagement across the organisation. Candidates must have significant experience in a communications function within the NHS.

The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 6. ASAP start.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Develop and implement a communications strategy that will enhance the reputation of the organisation both internally and externally;
  • Lead on the communications for service projects and campaigns, ensuring they are strategically aligned, delivered using recognised communications methodologies and to a high standard;
  • Ensure all campaigns are managed in line with internal processes and best practice, incorporating evaluation and using this learning to measure success and drive improvements;
  • Social media management and website development;
  • Liaise with staff to identify stories to pitch to the media, draft press releases, briefings, statements and other messages for media and stakeholders, as part of a rolling programme of proactive media coverage.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • An education to degree level or equivalent level of knowledge acquired through experience;
  • Demonstrable experience of devising, implementing and managing successful communications and engagement programmes, involving a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Significant proven experience of managing proactive and reactive media relations.
If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to along with your availability.

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