Engagement Officer

£15.00 - £17.00 per hour
16 May 2018
13 June 2018
Camryn Anderson
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time
A Engagement Officer is needed or a leading public sector organisation in Edinburgh.

Your new company
A leading public sector organisation with dynamic career progression opportunities based in Edinburgh.

Your new role
Your role will be to support the organisation in its external engagement with key stakeholders, and internal engagement across 8,000 staff during a programme of service transformation. You will be working across a broad stakeholder landscape, this role will play a key part in developing and enhancing mutually beneficial relationships and building understanding. Working with the internal communications team, the post holder will contribute effectively to strategic staff communication. The role is a contract of 9 months with the potential to extend.

What you'll need to succeed
Your previous experience in communications or in policy development officer with a good knowledge of Scotland's public sector landscape. you've got strong skills in stakeholder engagement plans including informing, consulting and involving stakeholders where relevant and evaluating their effectiveness in relation to the strategy. You've developed and maintained stakeholder influence mapping for organisations to ensure effective two-way communication and deploying the most relevant resource. You will have previous experience in pro-actively gathering stakeholder intelligence to inform over arching communication and engagement programmes to support or address issues that are arising.

What you'll get in return
You'll get a salary of £25,000-£27,000. The contract is written up to 9 months with the potential to extend thereafter. You'll enjoy a exciting creative environment and be part of a hard working, ambitious, like-minded individuals supporting you.

What you need to do now
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