Interim Communications Manager

Location
South East England
Salary
Competitive – NHSI Agency Cap Band 7/8a
Posted
03 Mar 2021
Closes
31 Mar 2021
Ref
TC20892
Contact
Finegreen Consultant
Sector
Acute Trust
Job Type
Interim
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, using skills and creativity to influence employee and stakeholder relationships. Candidates must have significant experience of devising, implementing and managing successful communications and engagement programmes within the NHS, along with strong digital and social media expertise.

The role will be remunerated under the NHSI Agency Caps at Band 7/8a. 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 within the NHS, involving a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Strong digital and social media expertise.

If you are interested in the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to toni.coates@finegreen.co.uk along with your availability.