Interim Communications Manager

Location
England,Hampshire,Portsmouth
Salary
£120.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted
07 September 2017
Closes
05 October 2017
Ref
3101820
Contact
Rachel Buchanan
Job Function
PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Your new company
My client is a public sector organisation keeping the local and wider communities informed with NHS activities in Portsmouth. Due to significant change and development, we are seeking an Interim Communications Manager to join the busy Communications Office on a 3-6 month contract.

Your new role
You will provide valuable professional management support for internal, external and stakeholder communications and engagement. You will support the organisation by keeping target audiences well informed, oversee the provision of an effective press office function which gives accurate and timely responses to media enquiries, and monitor media coverage to identify weak areas and develop and maintain strong areas. You will establish and communicate the organisation's key messages and strategy in order to promote a positive image and when necessary limit adverse publicity using a range of media including website, stakeholder magazine, social media and special events. You will ensure that the user statistics and feedback is monitored and evaluated to inform future website development, and lead on communications for responding to a crisis or handling serious incidents as appropriate.

What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for applicants with strong Media Relations, PR and Communications experience. You will have strong written and communication skills with confidence using up-to-date channels of communications such as Social Media. You will have strong PR/Press and Media relations skills as you will be communicating with Journalists and the Media on a near-daily basis. You will also be a flexible, proactive individual.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a daily rate of up to £200 per day and have the opportunity to work closely with a great organisation in a very hands-on and busy role.

What you need to do now
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