Communications Consultant

Location
England,West Yorkshire,Bradford
Salary
£300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted
14 March 2019
Closes
12 April 2019
Ref
3554098
Contact
Samantha Peet
Job Function
Marketing, PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Communications Consultant - 3 month contract
£360perday
West Yorkshire, Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield etc.

A leading B2B organisation based in West Yorkshire

Due to continued growth, my client is looking for a Communications Consultant to join the team on a 3 month contract to work on a key IT change communications project.

Responsibilities

* Provide a strategic link between complicated IT change programmes and the business outcome on the ground by championing and driving through great engagement; translating the complex into the simple
* Build trust between customers and the organisation by communicating effectively within a multi-site and multi-branded business
* Contribute to strategy and define our approach, as well as taking ownership for detailed planning and delivery
* Understand emerging trends and developing business issues and combine these with audience insight and communications measurement to make sure communications and engagement activities resonate with colleagues
* Act as a trusted advisor, supporting projects and programmes with their tactical communication plans and join up the bigger picture for the business
* Work collaboratively with the central Communications team and IT Group Change colleagues, to deliver communications to a high standard, and within agreed timescales

Personal Profile

* Excellent communication skills both in person and in writing; articulate and credible
* Substantial experience of working in a communications role, with strong knowledge of strategic communications practices, preferably in a corporate and/or change environment
* Experience of working as a consultant; building relationships quickly, providing professional support and coaching on best practice at all levels in an organisation, with the ability to influence key communication decisions
* A strategic thinker with a commercial background, who identifies potential opportunities, and drives through cultural change
* A team player who is also comfortable working independently, who brings a curious nature and a desire to do things differently
* In-depth knowledge and experience of communication delivery methods to customers

If you are an immediately available, experienced communications consultant who would be available to start at short notice, please contact me regarding this opportunity.

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