Communications & Engagement Manager

Location
England,West Yorkshire,Wakefield
Salary
£32000 - £37500 per annum + pro rata
Posted
02 July 2019
Closes
29 July 2019
Ref
14028631/001
Job Function
Marketing, PR/Publicity
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
As a communications and engagement manager you will help to lead on various projects. You will also be involved in stakeholder engagement; developing/creating communication products; managing internal and external communications channels; developing media relations, campaign and event planning and promoting the work of the project through effective communication management.

Client Details

A fantastic organisation who is growing and helps to improve health care

Description

As a Communications, Engagement and project lead you will be involved in the following; * Lead of high profile projects across various organisations * Copy-writing - write, edit, proofread and coordinate internal and external content. * Write press releases, articles, presentations, social media, workshops, videos, e-mails, newsletters and marketing collateral etc., as required. * Develop digital content for the project including maintaining and developing the * Produce an online newsletter/briefing for stakeholders providing * Manage all social media platforms including publishing and monitoring content. * Management various stakeholder across multiple organisations * Manage events ranging from engagement and consultation events through to community forums and staff events. * Manage PR and media relations activity, drafting and pitching press releases, features, briefings and letters for publication; organizing photo opportunities, events and campaigns. * Provide reputation management advice and media advice.

Profile

You will have a strong background in a broad range of communications across a complex organisation * Professional or postgraduate qualification in public relations, marketing communications or journalism * 5+ years' experience of working in the PR, communications and engagement field and proven track record of delivery. * Experience of working across a number of communications channels and functions - engagement and consultation, internal communications, media relations, social media, marketing, events, campaigns, publicity, branding, design, digital and editorial. * Experience of developing communications and engagement plans for the implementation of a complex programme * Planning and delivering effective public consultation and engagement and devising new ways of reaching and involving people. * Able to write, implement effective internal and external communications strategies on complex and challenging issues and aligned to programme aims. * Writing and producing corporate literature mapped to key programme messages and aims * Strong relationship management skills * Specialist knowledge of communications and engagement techniques and approaches. * High level of skill in using web-based communications, including content management systems, social media, logs and new/emerging digital communications technologies. * Be able to work flexibly as part of a wider team * Ability to travel across Yorkshire * A background working within the NHS or health and social care setting is essential

Job Offer

£32,000 up to £37,570 Full Time Equivalent (up to £22.542 equivalent depending on experience) 22.5 hours per week

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